| Feb 2, 2014
Today's big game is not just about football. It's about fun, food and freebies.
But first, a word on the sponsors.
Budweiser and Heinz are getting buzz with Super Bowl spots already posted on YouTube.
The King of Beers goes all in for a misty-eyed...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's have some of the lowest prices around, but you have to pay membership fees, which cost $45 to $55 a year.
But you don't need a membership card to mix-and-match big savings at warehouse club pharmacies and liquor stores....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Psst. Over here.
Wanna make some easy money? Then do exactly what I say.
Buy "Enjoy the City" coupon books on sale now for 50 percent off with free shipping and start saving more at the grocery store. There's a minimum order of two books, which is a...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Our shiny red generator sits in the garage with a bunch of junk piled on top.
After Hurricane Wilma left us without power for what seemed an eternity in 2005, we and many others got generators for free thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:35 AM
Readers often ask me coupon questions or send thoughts and comment about Doreen's Deals, published on my Shop-O-Matic blog and daily in the Sun Sentinel Money section. Here's some recently submitted queries. Have a question? Email it to dchristensen@...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 3:24 PM
When the Orlando Magic plays its first regular season game in the Amway Center on Thursday, AirTran Airways will be featured as a prominent corporate sponsor, complete with its own private lounge in the swanky new arena.
After the sponsorship deal was...
| Nov 21, 2010
| 3:03 PM
By now, if all had gone according to plan, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute would have attracted $15 million in local philanthropy dollars.
But as the economy ran dry, so did the big checks.
An effort by Sanford-Burnham to sell the...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 7:37 PM
The Florida Chamber of Commerce boasts that it spent $5.5 million last year to help elect 80 out of the 84 mostly Republican candidates it endorsed, including Gov. Rick Scott, all three Cabinet members and 76 lawmakers.
What does the business community's...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:32 AM
When I get in line, the light goes out.
Taye, my favorite checkout clerk at the Northridge Publix in Oakland Park, knows the drill. With a cart overflowing with groceries and a fist full of coupons, I take about a half hour to check out.
This leaves a...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Walmart's putting the go in BOGO sales.
I reported Tuesday on my Shop-O-Matic blog that the world's largest retailer is ad-matching buy-one-get-one-free sales from Publix, Winn-Dixie and other grocers in a new Florida program.
"Our customers have told...
| Apr 16, 2010
Two additional Florida companies made the Fortune 500 list this year, increasing the state's showing on the list from 14 to 16 companies.Â The two newcomers include No. 366 Fidelity National Financial of Jacksonville, which last year ranked No. 523 and...