Just added… Big Lots, Dollar General, Love’s Travel Stops, Securitas and Total Wine. Coloradans, if you find yourself unexpectedly unemployed, permanently or indefinitely, there may be help: Some companies are still hiring during these uncertain times as their need to provide services continues to grow. Many understand that you will want to return to your regular job when live gets back to some version of normal. That’s okay. They understand these may be temporary gigs. However, for some of you, this may be a gateway to a new long-term career. [Read more…] about Updated! Unemployed? These 41+ Companies Are Actively Hiring Workers
Rocky Mountain Brew Runs is putting buffs (a tube of lightweight, stretchy material) at various local breweries around town for people to use as face masks. Buffs are free (while supplies last) with a purchase from those breweries, which are announced on this FaceBook page. Rocky Mountain Brew Runs also posts a free Brew Game/Exercise every day at 5 p.m. on Facebook (look at videos on their page for first 20) and Instagram and they are giving freebees for participants in these activities. Thanks to Karen for this tip!
The round-up will be updated on an ongoing basis, so check back often. Even if you’ve never considered having food delivered, now may be the join the popular trend. On the other hand, there’s a whole generation of young people used to having everything delivered. For bargain hunters, food delivery is tricky because it’s not so cheap, once you consider tax, tip and fees. [Read more…] about Ding-Dong! 30+ Food Delivery Deals in Denver
Class is in session. If you’ve ever wanted to take an acting lesson from Helen Mirren or a tennis lesson from Serena Williams, now’s your chance to do so and at a bargain price from the highly-regarded MasterClass. The service is an immersive experience offering access to genius by allowing anyone to take online classes with the world’s best. [Read more…] about MasterClass Offer Buy-One-Get-One Free Annual Pass, Learn From The World’s Best
Arc Thrift Stores, one of the state’s largest employers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has been given Essential Business status by the state of Colorado. While the retail stores themselves aren’t open for shopping, the designation means that the organization will remain open and that donations of crucial items like food, cotton and soft goods that will help people in need during this challenging time will continue to be taken at its 31 store locations and 15 donation stations. [Read more…] about You Can Still Donate To Arc Thrift Stores Now Deemed An ‘Essential Business’
(Note: You do not need to be a member, to take advantage of the generous offer.) In partnership with the State Emergency Childcare Collaborative, the YMCA of Metro Denver is offering FREE full-day childcare. The program is for critical use only — for first responders, medical personnel or essential workers who need childcare to be able to work and support their family. During this program, kids will enjoy arts, crafts, fun and games, movies and supervision from experienced, expert staff. [Read more…] about YMCA of Metro Denver Offers Free Childcare
Some good news…some really good news! Together, we did it. Thanks to you, our loyal readers, we’re back on top after 10 long years. Drum roll, please! Mile High On The Cheap won Readers’ Pick for Best FREE Service in Westword’s Best of Denver for 2020. (The celebration may be a little overshadowed, but we’ll take it.) Our listing got a bit buried in the March 26 issue, because Westword opted not to publish it’s own picks, but only Readers’ Choice, for the categories that are “currently in limbo.” However, let’s set the record straight. We are fully operational and intend to keep publishing each and every day. [Read more…] about And The Award Goes To…Mile High On The Cheap!
One of the top questions you ask MHOTC is “Where do I find free Wi-fi?” Now that many of us are working from home and find our usual haunts such as libraries and coffee shops shuttered, the need to stay connected is even greater. Even if you don’t have regular internet service in place, there are ways to stay online using your phone, tablet or laptop. [Read more…] about Need Free Wi-Fi? Here’s Where To Find It
What’s the most valuable card in your wallet? Easy…it’s your library card. Yes, libraries are still magical places with thousands of books to browse through, but if it’s been a while since you visited your local branch, you might be surprised at how much is offered now without ever going inside. It’s a good time to learn about what a library card can offer you from your own home. For free. [Read more…] about Stuck At Home? Local Libraries Offer Tons of Online Resources
If you’re a “weekly flipper” (someone who loves to flip through the weekly grocery ads, like we do!), you might be a little shocked this week. Many are nowhere to be found. Things are changing so quickly that many retailers are having trouble keeping up with demand and shifting inventory. If you didn’t know, most weekly ads are planned weeks (if not, months) in advance. As a result, making last-minute changes can be a difficult task. [Read more…] about Where Are The Weekly Ads? Flipp Has All The Answers.
So, you’ve been invited to use Zoom for a virtual doctor’s visit, fitness class or meeting. Now what? With so many of us stuck at home, video calls have become the norm. If this is the first time you’ve had to go “virtual” for a remote gathering, it can seem overwhelming, but don’t worry. It’s actually very easy to join in. [Read more…] about Need To Use Zoom or Google Hangouts For a Virtual Meeting or Doctor’s Visit? Here’s A Quick-Start Guide
Stay calm. Breathe in. Breath out. If you meditate or need help drifting off to sleep, you’re probably familiar with the popular app Calm. (For bargain hunters, it’s a bit pricey. However, the premium content is definitely worth the membership price.) Without a doubt, many of us are feeling anxious, as we navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19. [Read more…] about Calm App Offers Mental & Emotional Wellness Resources
Hello, Frugal Friends! As we all face so much uncertainty right now, there’s one thing we’re certain about and that’s our mission of helping the community have fun in our beloved city without breaking the family budget. As a matter of fact, Mile High On The Cheap was born out of the Great Recession with the goal of helping people thrive during hard economic times. In 11 years, we’ve succeeded beyond our expectations – reaching thousands and thousands of “cheapskates” and positively impacting so many small businesses. And we’re not going anywhere. [Read more…] about We’re Here For You! A Message From The MHOTC Team
Working from home for the first time? Well, I’m somewhat of an expert. Luckily, our staff works from home, so I’m well-versed on the ins and outs of what it takes to successfully work from home. If you’ve never worked from home before, it can be challenge getting started — especially because, in the beginning, it feels like it’s just another day off. You forget you’re “at work” and it’s just too easy to sleep in, watch TV or get distracted by just about anything. [Read more…] about First Time Working From Home? Here Are Some Helpful Tips
Walgreens is taking a number of steps in its stores and pharmacies across the U.S., and introducing additional services, to help support customers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Friday, March 13, Walgreens is waiving delivery fees for all eligible prescriptions, during this evolving situation. [Read more…] about Walgreens Offers Free Delivery During COVID-19