The Smithsonian Brings You Free Museum Day

Free Museum Day on September 27thIt’s time to get cultured, folks. For free! Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 27th. The Smithsonian is celebrating their 10th annual “Museum Day Live!” and giving away free admission to over 1,500 museums across the country. Check it out:

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How to Get Cheap Renter’s Insurance

Find cheap renter's insuranceA big thanks to reader Jon for inspiring this post. If you have any topics you’d like to see covered at Brokepedia, email me!

Most of the time, when we use insurance, it means something bad has happened. We’ve wrecked our car. Someone has stolen our stuff. We’ve dropped our phone in the toilet. Insurance is probably the one thing we pay for that we never want to actually use.

As far as insurance types go, renter’s insurance is a pretty damn good deal. First of all, it’s cheap–the average policy costs just over ten bucks.   Continue reading

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BillCutterz Negotiates Lower Bills for You

BillCutterz negotiates lower bills for youMaybe you suck at negotiating. Maybe you don’t have time for it. Or maybe you’d rather jump off a bridge than spend another minute on the phone with Time Warner.

(Actual thing a Time Warner rep said to me when I cancelled cable: “It’s important to watch the news, though. You don’t want to be surprised by the weather when you walk outside.” Hehe!)

Either way, if you don’t feel like negotiating your bills, but you still want to save money, there’s a compromise: BillCutterz.   Continue reading

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The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving Money [Video]

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WhistleOut Finds You Cheap Cellphone Plans

Use WhistleOut to Find Cheap Cellphone PlansLast month, I wrote about the new cheap cellphone plan I have with Ting. I’m still a big fan. But if you want to compare cheap cellphone plans across multiple carriers, a website called WhistleOut makes it really easy.

WhistleOut compares contract, prepaid and monthly plans to find you the cheapest option. You just tell them: how many lines you plan to use, what kind of phone you have, how many monthly minutes you use, and how much text and data you use each month.    Continue reading

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