A few weeks ago, I told you about the Ralph Lauren towel deal that Common Sense with Money blogged about. The deal is still going on, although I don’t know if the free shipping code works. (Details here.) The confirmation email I received had an estimated delivery date of December 14, but they arrived earlier this week. I ordered bath sheets, and they seem longer than the bath sheets we already had, and are quite soft.
Download Katherine McPhee’s new song “Had It All” for free. A friend of mine lives on the same street as her and has gotten to know her a little bit because they walk their dogs at the same time, and says she’s super sweet. (Via The Bargain Jargon.)
Freebies 4 Mom has new codes for Huggies Enjoy the Ride.
Arby’s has a new sweeps called the $5.01 giveaway to celebrate their $5.01 combos. The grand prize is $10,000, and there are a bunch of daily prizes as well.
I read news articles like this one about “sexting” by teenagers so I can be prepared for the tumultuous years ahead. But boy, they freak me out!
I thought it was old news that breastfeeding is good for a mom’s health. I certainly knew that it reduces the risk of breast cancer. Now, researchers have discovered that it may reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, which is a “cluster of risk factors” like high blood pressure and high triglycerides.
Bargaineering has some suggestions on how to use up money left in your Flexible Spending Account. I would add that you should check to see if your employer has set up a grace period, such that you can use the money during the first month or two or 2010. (This became permissible a few years ago, but employers must choose to allow the grace period. More information in this old article.)
My Money Blog reports that Fidelity has cut fees for the 529 plans it manages, and will be making changes to the age-based portfolios.