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.