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Lyft Is Giving Cancer Patients Free Rides to Their Appointments

The ride-hailing app Lyft helped out after the hurricanes in Florida and Texas last year by taking people to shelters free of charge.  Now they’re doing it for another group that could use some help.  They recently partnered with the American Cancer Society for a program called “Road to Recovery,” where they offer cancer patients free rides to-and-from their cancer treatments.

Are These Things Cheap or Frugal?

Even though they’re really closely related, there’s a WORLD of difference between being cheap, and being frugal.  Cheap is bad.  Frugal is admirable.  And a new survey asked people if a bunch of different things you can do to save money fall on the cheap side of the line, or the frugal side.  Here are the results . . .

A Four-Year-Old Lost His Stuffed Animal, and Cops Bought Him a New One

Last fall, a four-year-old kid from Brooklyn named Will Ketcher was driving with his family through Rhode Island.  And he was hanging his favorite stuffed animal out the window when he DROPPED it.  They were on the interstate, and his parents knew it was too dangerous to go back and pick it up.  But he was pretty devastated.  So they told him to write a letter to the highway patrol when they got home.