Are you sitting down? Drum roll, please. Alert the media! Thanks to you, our loyal, supportive and kind readers, we’ve made it a three-peat! Mile High On The Cheap is the official winner of the Readers’ Choice for Best FREE Service in Westword’s Best of Denver for 2022. We’re beaming with pride, especially because it’s been such a journey to get to this point of recognition. We’ve been Denver’s best frugal friend for 13 years now! [Read more…] about And The Winner is…Did MHOTC Win Westword’s Best of Denver?
Hey Denver! Are you looking to make some extra money? Of course, you are, who isn’t? Focus Group by Schlesinger wants to reward you for sharing your opinion on topics such as food, beverages, technology, entertainment, and more!
You can earn money by participating in Focus Groups, Online Surveys, Webcam Discussions, Product Tests and Phone Interviews. [Read more…] about Earn Money By Sharing Your Opinion From Home
Calling all Mile High Moms! Do you have a newborn at home? Could you use some extra money? Of course, you could — you just had a baby. Focus Group by Schlesinger is looking for moms of newborns (up to 12 weeks old) to participate in an upcoming study and earn $200 to $1,200! [Read more…] about New Moms Can Earn Money By Sharing Their Opinions
Thank you to everyone who’s voted so far! This is your last chance to help us win in 2022. It’s time again for Westword’s popular and highly coveted Best of Denver 2022. Now, before we make our pitch, we just want to remind you how MHOTC has always been there for you in your times of cheapness and frugality, right? We’ve always had your back, when you’ve been bored on a budget. Who do you always call, when you’re looking for a good time? (Keep your mind out of the gutter, people!) [Read more…] about Last Day! Vote For Us: Show How Much You Love MHOTC – Westword Best of Denver 2022
Looking for the cheap gas prices in and around Denver — and who isn’t these days? Fill your tank without totally emptying your wallet. Gas Buddy helps drivers find the cheapest fuel prices across the U.S. The service has a nifty feature allowing MHOTC to bring you (in real-time!) the current Top 10 lowest gasoline prices in the Denver metro area.
[Read more…] about Where To Find Cheap(er) Gas Prices In Denver-Boulder Before Filling Up
If your local recycle service can’t keep up with your house cleaning, consider supplementing it with Ridwell. The reuse and recycling service, picks up and finds use for the hard-to-recycle items that are not part of municipal, curbside recycling programs. Subscriptions range between $12 and $16 per month and include a sturdy metal bin for your front porch, reusable cloth bags for sorting materials, and the biweekly pick-up service. [Read more…] about Ridwell Helps You Dispose Of Hard-To-Recycle Items With Its Home Pick-up Service
If you’re like everyone else, you have a stack of books somewhere at home that have been sitting there for months or even years. Many books you’ve read and enjoyed, but also lots of books you had hoped to read. Many books are bought (or gifted) with good intentions, but just never quite make it to the “completed” pile. [Read more…] about Updating Your Home Library? Sell Used Books at Tattered Cover
If you have electronics you no longer need, Retrievr, a new company in Denver, will pick them up right from your doorstep, and then take them to be recycled. And, thanks to partnerships with Google, Apple, Amazon, Dell and Microsoft, everything will be picked up for FREE …for a limited time. Whether your item gets resold as-is or gets recycled, Retrievr hopes to ensure that the products of tomorrow are born from recycled material. [Read more…] about Totally Free At Home Pickup Of Unwanted Electronics For Denver Residents
If you’re a “weekly flipper” (someone who loves to flip through the weekly grocery ads, like we do!), you might be a little surprised lately. Many print ads are nowhere to be found. Things change so quickly that many retailers have trouble keeping up with consumer demand and a constantly 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 challenge. [Read more…] about Where Are The Weekly Ads? Flipp Has All The Answers.
With our busy lives, it’s easy to lose track of the small things. A rebate check, that bank account you opened to get a free toaster or maybe a security deposit? Check out The Great Colorado Payback. The program is responsible for reuniting Coloradans with their lost or forgotten assets. The website helps you search for unclaimed property including royalties, refunds, rebates, uncashed insurance checks and more. [Read more…] about Does Colorado Owe You Money? Get It Now.
Sunshine Home Share Colorado is a local nonprofit offering FREE financial wellness counseling to older adults. Working with a financial “social worker,” you can learn how to improve your financial health, deal with money issues and take control of your financial well-being. Private one-on-one sessions for anyone 55 and older are being held at various libraries in February. [Read more…] about Free Financial Wellness Counseling Available To Seniors
Tools can be very expensive. Unless it’s part of your trade, it’s often not cost-effective for “do-it-yourself-ers” to buy tools for quick repair jobs around the house or on a car. Thanks to Auto Zone’s Loan-A-Tool, there’s no more need to pay for tools you need temporarily. Using the FREE service is easy — simply leave a deposit when you pick up a tool. When you’re done with the job, return it for a full refund of your deposit. [Read more…] about Auto Zone’s Loan-A-Tool Service Offers Free Tool Rentals
In support of Colorado’s continuing efforts to combat the pandemic and limit the spread of COVID-19, the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is offering KN95 and surgical-grade masks for FREE to Coloradoans at various libraries throughout the state. The masks are now available, while supplies last. [Read more…] about Updated! Where to Get Free KN95 and Surgical-Grade Masks in Colorado
Coloradans love to recycle anything and everything, but disposing of leftover paint is a hassle. To the rescue: PaintCare, a FREE paint recycling program with more than 150 drop-off sites across Colorado, more than 50 in the Front Range alone. Drop-off sites are mostly paint and hardware stores. [Read more…] about Recycle Leftover Paint For Free Year-Round
There’s so much to experience and explore in Downtown Denver, but, for some, the paid parking is a major deterrent. (So is just finding a parking space on some days!) If you hate feeding quarters into those darn parking meters (and/or having to keep checking the time for when your meter expires), remember that metered parking is FREE every Sunday and on City holidays in Denver. Keep your change and don’t worry about the time! [Read more…] about Free Metered Parking on Sundays & Holidays in Denver