Most of the major discount hosting companies such as Godaddy, Bluehose, etc, allow you to host a Wordpress site for a few dollars a month. Wordpress is an easy to learn open source program. and it resides on the server, not on your computer so there is no software to buy. In addition, there are lots of nice plugins that you can use to give your website added functionality, such as language translators, visitor maps, etc. Hosting a Wordpress site will cost you about ten bucks a month or less with discount hosting companies.