Focus on deals could lead to overspending, especially if you buy products you don't use just because they're on sale.
Cupcakes, 'ice cream pizza' and massages are among the Tax Day deals.
Craigslist, thrift shops and yard sales can yield some great bargains, if you know what to look for.
Week of free visits to national parks is one of the deals offered for Earth Day-Week-Month. Don't forget appliance rebates.
Free bagels, 25-cent Blizzards and free movie tickets for eating chocolate.
The good news is that MLB ticket prices didn't jump this year, and there are discounts to be had.
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