18 Jan 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: How Long is Too Long to Crash with Friends?

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: Dear Half-Price Headliner, I am going to New York for a week in March and was planning on crashing with an old friend from High

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
16 Jul 2010

Saving for Vacation or Another Important Thing

Some people can go ahead and buy new pants when they need them. In my sad budget, I have to actually put money aside for a purchase of this magnitude, in minuscule, bi-weekly increments. Weeks later, when I have almost amassed enough, I invariably fuck it all up by deciding,

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 2
04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
13 Jul 2010

A Broke-Ass Guide to Staycating

I hate the word ‘œstaycation.’  Hate it!  I do, however, like the concept.  Obviously broke, unwilling to charge one more thing on my credit card, and in desperate need of a break, I opted to take my vacation last week in the town where I live. I tried so hard

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
21 Oct 2009

Five Signs You May Need a Vacation

Residents of San Francisco often refer to the city as a “bubble.” You know, a big civil-rights-loving-wastoid-environmentalist-organic bubble. It’s easy to get acclimated to this place and forget that not every city embraces trannies and public nudity, if not copulation. The other day while deciding what to get for lunch,

Ryan Miller- Depleted Resource Analyst 8
24 Sep 2009

Places I’d Like to Go But Would Never Spend Money On

Do you ever wonder it would be like to be on vacation in “X” place, but either have way too many places on your list to go before that, or simply don’t see yourself spending money to go there?  Well, my friend, the following list is now giving you YOUR

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
05 Sep 2009

Broke-Ass Porn: Cheap Car Rentals

Once a week we present Broke-Ass Porn.  It’s visually stimulating material for the financially impaired.  If this shit doesn’t get you going, you’re not as broke as you thought: It’s 9:18am and I’m currently sitting in a motel room in Santa Barbara as I write this.  I’m beginning to realize

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1