Alternatives to Microsoft Office

Alternates to an Expensive Microsoft Office Suite
Many times clients look for Microsoft Office Suites to use for word processing, spreadsheets and email.

There are better alternatives around:
LibreOffice (Free, Open Source)
is a perfect alternative to MS Word, MS Excel MS Powerpoint.

Thunderbird (Free, Open Source)
is a good alternative to Outlook

Postbox ($30, Based on Thunderbird)
is an awesome alternative to Outlook, and very reasonably priced.
All these are free to try, so download, install and give them a whirl.