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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9 Retailers That Will Reward You for Recycling

on June 14, 2022

These stores will give you discounts or freebies for recycling your old stuff or empty containers.

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5 Chains Offering Free Doughnuts on Friday

on June 2, 2022

These shops will celebrate National Doughnut Day by handing out freebies.

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13 of the Best Memorial Day Sales of 2022

on May 30, 2022

Scope out these retailers’ Memorial Day sale prices before you buy anything anywhere this holiday weekend.

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13 Freebies and Sales for Earth Day 2022

on April 21, 2022

You will find discounts at retailers big and small.

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6 Bank Accounts With Extra Perks for Older Customers

on April 8, 2022

These accounts offer exclusive discounts and other perks — including interest — to savers age 55 or older.

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8 of the Best St. Patrick’s Day Sales of 2022

on March 17, 2022

Get lucky today with these St. Paddy’s Day deals.

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10 Chains Offering Pie and Pizza Deals on Monday

on March 14, 2022

March 14 is Pi Day, and that means free and discounted pie of all sorts.

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7 Restaurants Offering Cheap Margaritas on Tuesday

on February 21, 2022

These chains are celebrating National Margarita Day with drink deals.

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13 of the Best Sales This Presidents Day

on February 21, 2022

Here’s where to look for the best discounts on Monday, Feb. 21.

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16 Genius Storage Solutions for Your Home

and on February 10, 2022

These creative products on Amazon will hide unsightly clutter and save you space.

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4 Ways to Score ‘Senior’ Discounts on Car Rentals After Turning 50

on January 31, 2022

Keep your next trip on budget with these discounts for drivers age 50 or older.

The 10 Most Deadly Jobs for 2022
The 10 Most Deadly Jobs for 2022

on January 24, 2022

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

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17 Streaming Services That Are Completely Free

on January 20, 2022

These services offer thousands of movies and TV shows, including recent releases and beloved classics.

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12 States Where Older Homeowners Can Defer Property Taxes

on January 19, 2022

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

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10 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free

on January 14, 2022

Forget subscription-based genealogy websites. These databases and other resources are free.

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7 Ways to Save on a Gym Membership

on January 10, 2022

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

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5 Top Green Monday Sales to Shop Today

on December 13, 2021

These major retailers are having big sales today.

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13 Senior Discounts for Anyone Age 55 or Older

on October 22, 2021

There is no need to wait until you’re 65 to take advantage of so-called “senior” discounts.

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70 Hotel Chains That Offer ‘Senior’ Discounts

on August 30, 2021

Travelers as young as 50 can save at these hotel brands.

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