Dick's Sporting Goods takes up to 50% off a selection of apparel, camping gear, sporting gear, and more during its Columbus Day Sale. Plus, take an extra $20 off orders of $100 or more. Plus, all orders receive free shipping. (Shipping usually adds $5.99 under $25.) Deal ends October 9. A couple of best bets:
Gerry Women's Cathy Down Vest for $49.99 ($50 off)
Nike Men's Dry Attack Mesh Basketball Shorts for $19.97 (pictured, low by $20)
As Mother's Day nears, we consider some of the wise ways our moms taught us to save and spend money.