25 Ways to Save a Bundle
...without giving up summer dresses, a trip to Florida, or your manicure. (Don't miss our 2010 guide for even more ways to score!)
Use free open source software—downloadable via the Internet. For instance, GIMP, an image-producing, photo-retouching program similar to Photoshop, is available at no charge at Gimp.org. Find other sources of free software at SourceForge.net. And of course Google offers a variety of free options to manage documents, calendars, spreadsheets, and photos.