Elizabeth Lotts

I have a bachelor's degree in marketing communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology. I spent more than six years as marketing editor for Vitacost.com, a Kroger company. Today, I'm a full-time freelance writer who focuses on health, fitness and personal finance.

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12 Deep Discounts Available on Amazon Today

on February 3, 2023

These items are steeply discounted — but the deals won’t last long.

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7 Ways to Save on a Gym Membership

on January 19, 2023

Here’s how anyone — from students to seniors — can easily stick to their fitness resolutions without breaking the bank.

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12 States Where Older Homeowners Can Defer Property Taxes

on January 3, 2023

Property tax deferral programs can give more financial flexibility to retirees on a fixed income.

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The 10 Most Deadly Jobs in America

on December 29, 2022

Every job has drawbacks. Choose one of these careers, however, and your life could be in danger.

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9 Things You Should Never Put on a Debit Card

on December 23, 2022

Use your debit card for one of these expenses, and you could risk more than you realize.

5 Great Gifts on Sale at Amazon Today
5 Great Gifts on Sale at Amazon Today

on December 22, 2022

As the holidays near, we’re highlighting some of the best gift ideas.

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11 of the Best Green Monday Sales to Shop Today

on December 12, 2022

These major retailers are having big sales today.

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29 Restaurant Chains That Offer Senior Discounts

on November 12, 2022

Diners as young as age 50 can score a discount at these restaurants.

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15 State Park Systems With Senior Discounts

on October 24, 2022

You don’t necessarily have to go far or spend much to enjoy the finest of the outdoors.

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9 Restaurants Offering Free or Cheap Tacos on Tuesday

on October 3, 2022

Celebrate National Taco Day with freebies and deals from these chains.

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8 Chains Offering Free Coffee on Thursday

on September 28, 2022

Here’s where you can celebrate National Coffee Day with a free cup of joe.

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5 Restaurants Offering Free or Cheap Burgers on Sunday

on September 16, 2022

Here’s where to find a deal on National Cheeseburger Day.

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14 of the Best Labor Day Sales of 2022

on September 5, 2022

Want to save this holiday weekend? Shop these retailers first.

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15 Hazardous Products That Were Recalled in August

on September 2, 2022

Did you catch these recent product recalls?

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9 Colleges That Offer Free Tuition for Seniors

on August 8, 2022

These schools let retirement-age students earn credits, or audit classes just for pleasure — for free.

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29 Retailers That Offer Senior Discounts

on August 8, 2022

Getting older comes with extra savings at these major retailers.

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10 Places to Get Free or Cheap Chicken Wings on Friday

on July 28, 2022

Score a bargain on National Chicken Wing Day at these restaurants.

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8 Bestselling Products From Amazon Prime Day 2022

on July 19, 2022

Prime Day is a worldwide event, but these products were especially popular among shoppers in the U.S.

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10 Chains Offering Free or Cheap Ice Cream This Weekend

on July 15, 2022

Here’s where you can find deals for National Ice Cream Day.

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13 Other Retailers With ‘Prime Day’ Sales

on July 12, 2022

Some of Amazon’s biggest competitors have rolled out their own sales during the Prime Day event.

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