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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25 Brands With National Lipstick Day Freebies or Sales

on July 29, 2021

Here’s where you can score free or discounted lipstick today.

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5 Ways to Get Money for Your Old Phones and Electronics

on July 28, 2021

Here’s how to get cash for your old gadgets — or get rewarded for recycling them.

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10 Prime Day Deals Available on Amazon This Friday

on June 11, 2021

Get early savings on electronics, appliances, pet supplies and more.

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9 Products That Will Maximize Your Closet Space

on March 29, 2021

Make more room and keep things organized with these affordable closet solutions on Amazon.

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5 Chains Offering Free Frozen Yogurt on Saturday

on February 5, 2021

Here’s where you can celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day with freebies.

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5 Websites You Should Check Before Buying Prescriptions

on December 21, 2020

Here’s how to cut your prescription drug costs with a few clicks.

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11 Gifts Under $25 to Make the Holidays More Affordable

on December 10, 2020

You will probably be surprised at what great gifts you can score with a $25 spending limit.

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10 Essential Kitchen Tools You Need for Thanksgiving

on November 16, 2020

Every kitchen needs these tools and gadgets to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving dinner.

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13 Oddball Businesses That Actually Exist

on September 22, 2020

These unusual enterprises have found surprising routes to success.

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8 Ivy League Colleges That Offer Free Online Courses

on September 2, 2020

Even Ivy League colleges offer free online courses. The best part? They’re available to anyone, anywhere.

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10 Products That Upgrade Your Home for Less Than $45

on July 11, 2020

Make a fresh start with these affordable Amazon buys.

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13 Cities Where Renting Is Cheaper Than Owning a Home

on June 17, 2020

Homeownership has its perks. But owning is not always affordable. In these cities, it’s cheaper to rent.

A senior stretches her legs while on a yoga mat during a workout at home
9 Free Ways to Work Out From Home

on March 31, 2020

Free at-home workouts are available and accessible to all — especially during the coronavirus crisis.

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9 Items You Need to Work From Home

on March 28, 2020

These must-have Amazon products will make working from home work for you.

Woman unpacking a home delivery meal kit
Eat Amazing Meals Without Leaving Home: These Kits Make It Easy

on March 19, 2020

You don’t need to eat out to eat like royalty. Delivery services make it possible while saving on planning and trips to the store.

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4 Airlines That Still Offer Discounts to Seniors

on February 23, 2020

These airlines stand out from the rest, offering up to $200 off a roundtrip flight — and possibly more.

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10 Cities With the Worst Jobless Rates in America

on January 14, 2020

Don’t expect to easily find work in these cities. Three of them have unemployment rates more than double the national average.

9 New Streaming Services That Launched in 2019
9 New Streaming Services That Launched in 2019

on December 27, 2019

Cord cutters, rejoice.

9 Ways to Cut the Cost of a Christmas Tree
9 Ways to Cut the Cost of a Christmas Tree

on November 28, 2019

Here’s how to score a live Christmas tree for as little as $5 or an artificial tree for up to 85% off.

What It Costs to Have a Baby Around the World
What It Costs to Have a Baby Around the World

on November 21, 2019

The cost of having a baby is universal, but the exact amount varies depending on where you live. How does your country stack up?

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