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21 May 2013

The ABC’s of Broke-itude

Being a Broke Ass – It’s elementary, my dear. Abstinence. From fancy ass parties in the Meatpacking District where a gin and tonic will set you back fourteen bucks. Blue, purple. Blue, purple. Blue, purple. AKA – all you see after a particularly draining day of job hunting on Craigslist. Crocodile

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
29 Aug 2012

7 Broke-Ass Ways To Be Awesome AND Cheap in NYC

When your wallet looks like this. 1. Craigslist – We all know that Craig can be a creepy mofo, but here’s what: the good ol’ guy has gotten me hooked up more times than I’d like to admit. Since moving to NYC almost five years ago, I’ve scoured Craigslist for

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
15 Jan 2012

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: 5 Ways to Score a Cheaper Skin Care Service

Let’s face it. Times are tough. Not a lot of people these days have the extra money to splurge on a facial or a bikini wax. You shouldn’t have to let a sucky economy get in the way of your professional beauty regimen. Lucky for you, there are five thrifty

Kathleen Neves - Beauty Babe on a Budget 0
31 Jul 2011

10 Terrible Things To Do with $10

I’m sick of reading articles with variations on the “10 under $10” theme. When you’re broke (read: down to your last $10), people shouldn’t be telling you to use it for “great deals on rape whistles” or “cute beach finds.” I propose a more useful approach. Here’s how NOT to

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
12 Jun 2011

My Strange Addiction: Social Coupons

I receive about 80 emails a day from deal-discounting sites: VOICE by SF Weekly, Facebook Deals, Scoutmob, LivingSocial, Daily Gourmet, Vegan Cuts, Gilt City, Groupon, and so forth. And I buy them all the time. This didn’t seem like much of a problem to me at first: “I’m going out

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
19 May 2011

Broke-Ass of the Week – Photographer Carmel Hall

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Our Broke-Ass of the

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
10 Oct 2010

Credo’s Happy Hour Philosophy: Let’s Start at 2:30!

I’ve been to Credo in the Financial District a total of exactly one time.  As a broke-ass, I’m not in the habit of spending half my monthly rent on a Wednesday night dinner, but I had gotten my hands on a Groupon for Credo, which I only bought because I

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
27 Jul 2010

Clipping Coupons in a Digital Age: Your Guide to NYC Deals

Remember those Entertainment Books from back in the day that offered a textbook size worth of sweet deals? I was forced to peddle them to my unsuspecting neighbors for various school and sports team fundraisers, where treasures like “Buy 10 dinners at Olive Garden and get the next one free”,

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2