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  • Many people only include the cost of coffee grounds. But, how much does the electricity, coffee filter, water, and coffee maker contribute to the cost to make coffee?

    How Much Does It Cost to Make Coffee?

    How Much Does It Cost to Make Coffee?

    by Dr Penny Pincher10

  • Do you dream of a life of extreme minimalism where you live out of your backpack? What about finally living free from the shackles of society? Me too! Why would I want to live such a life?...

    How to Live a Simple Life out of a Backpack

    How to Live a Simple Life out of a Backpack

    by Mandrake_19759

  • Bad times can be a blessing in disguise. What's cheaper, a car or taxi? Learn about the costs, and save your money and time. Plus, discover some lessons I learned from my mom, the stripper: Take off what you don't need!

    Is It Cheaper to Own a Car or Use a Taxi?

    Is It Cheaper to Own a Car or Use a Taxi?

    by Joel Diffendarfer6

  • If you're trying to eat while you're low on cash, this article is for you. I have laid out some strategies for eating on a budget without going hungry. Use these tips and tricks to eat filling meals for cheap.

    No Food? What to Eat When You're Broke!

    No Food? What to Eat When You're Broke!

    by Peeples46

  • About to become homeless? Here are 12 tips to help you face your fears and plan a life that's better than living in a car, van, or motel. Don't wait until it's too late. Assess your situation and make changes now!

    Soon to Be Homeless? 12 Ways to Prepare for Homelessness

    Soon to Be Homeless? 12 Ways to Prepare for Homelessness

    by LongTimeMother55

  • Living in Hawaii isn't exactly cheap. Everything from rent to groceries to gas can be very expensive. But life in a tropical paradise isn't impossible! Following these budget tips and guidelines will give you a head start to living in Hawaii with less.

    12 Ways to Live in Hawaii on a Budget

    12 Ways to Live in Hawaii on a Budget

    by Rose West138

  • Minimizing and simplifying have given me the freedom to devote more time and energy to more meaningful pursuits, such as engaging in hobbies and activities I enjoy, and spending real time with friends and family. Added benefits have been reduced living expenses and a significant decrease in stress.

    21 Ways to Simplify and Minimize Your Life to Reduce Stress

    21 Ways to Simplify and Minimize Your Life to Reduce Stress

    by Geri McClymont4

  • Bargains are plentiful at Costco! Here are 10 products—from Kirkland shampoo to fitness gear to wine—that you should be buying at Costco if you aren't already. Make your membership work for you!

    10 Things You Should Buy at Costco to Save Money

    10 Things You Should Buy at Costco to Save Money

    by Marcelle Bell67

  • If you're looking for ways to save water, look no further. With lots of suggestions, pictures, and hints, you'll learn fast and easy ways to conserve water in and around your home. You'll also save on your energy bill, too.

    15 Tips on How to Save Water

    15 Tips on How to Save Water

    by Cynthia Calhoun163

  • If you live in a city, how can you become more self-sufficient? I share some basic tips from my off-grid lifestyle to help city residents be more self-sufficient, particularly in a crisis situation.

    How to Be Self-Sufficient While Living in a City

    How to Be Self-Sufficient While Living in a City

    by LongTimeMother8

  • Have you ever needed to save some extra money, but don't know where to start? Here are a few simple things you can do to put money back into your pocket.

    8 Creative Ways to Save Money Each Month

    8 Creative Ways to Save Money Each Month

    by Kieron Walker8

  • Here are the things I did to save money over the course of one day. The savings add up to over $17,000 per year!

    How I Save $17,000 per Year

    How I Save $17,000 per Year

    by Dr Penny Pincher13

  • I learned money-saving tips from growing up. Mom taught me how to live frugally, and I have incorporated many of these tips into my own life. Frugal living tips for single mothers or single parents.

    21 Frugal Living Tips for Single Moms and Dads

    21 Frugal Living Tips for Single Moms and Dads

    by Victoria Lynn280

  • The website Wish.com and the Wish app offer bargain pricing straight from the warehouse. Is it worth trying? Are the super low prices actually real? Read this review about product quality before you buy using Wish.

    Wish App and Wish.com Shopping Review

    Wish App and Wish.com Shopping Review

    by Katy Medium35

  • To be extremely frugal, frugality has to be a lifestyle. Besides frugal and thrifty living, you have to cut things out of your budget and sacrifice. There are also ways to make extra money to add to your budget. Consider a part-time job or online work to increase your income.

    How to Be Extremely Frugal With These Extreme Thrifty-Living Tips

    How to Be Extremely Frugal With These Extreme Thrifty-Living Tips

    by Victoria Lynn83

  • A good beginner metal detector is fine detecting coins, gold nuggets, and gold and silver jewelry. Here are good beginning and inexpensive metal detectors with tips on starting use.

    Using a Metal Detector: Detect and Earn Money

    Using a Metal Detector: Detect and Earn Money

    by John R Wilsdon6

  • Finding money can be fun and exciting! Over time, all those pennies and dimes can add up and make you a tiny bit richer. Use these tips to help in your money-hunting adventures!

    Where to Find Free Lost Change

    Where to Find Free Lost Change

    by Jayme Kinsey133

  • Reusing your plastic bags is a great way to reduce your waste. Plastic, unlike all other materials, does not decompose. So what do we do with it? Learn these ten ways to reuse your bags.

    10 Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Bags

    10 Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Bags

    by Anne Dekoven13

  • A comprehensive list of items that can be purchased for a buck or less. Lists Ebay, The Dollar Tree, Wendy's, Sally's, and Amazon as places to purchase these items.

    100 Great Things You Can Buy for a Dollar

    100 Great Things You Can Buy for a Dollar

    by Tammy446

  • Those who have a disability and receive social security benefits may be eligible for a variety of over-the-counter products, internet services, appliances, and more for free. Complimentary programs and passes may also be available. Check out these six free benefits for people on SSI and SSDI.

    6 Freebies for Disabled People on SSI or SSDI

    6 Freebies for Disabled People on SSI or SSDI

    by Stove And Home12

  • Use a promo to save money and time on Walmart groceries pickup. Get some tips on grocery shopping at Walmart and whether their pickup and delivery service is worth it. Grocery pickup is free and can be really helpful for your family, but delivery might not be worth it for most.

    How to Use Walmart Grocery Pickup and Coupon Codes

    How to Use Walmart Grocery Pickup and Coupon Codes

    by Katy Medium0

  • Would you like to take the first steps towards living frugally? These tips will help as you begin your journey to living a life unencumbered.

    Ten Frugal Tips for Simple Living

    Ten Frugal Tips for Simple Living

    by Bill Holland216

  • You can often tell whether a product has a high markup if it’s always on sale. Classic examples of goods that are on sale throughout the year include clothing, shoes, designer handbags, jewelry, furniture, and mattresses. This article lists over 50 goods and services that have gigantic markups.

    50+ Goods and Services That Have Gigantic Markups

    50+ Goods and Services That Have Gigantic Markups

    by Gregory DeVictor8

  • Buying used furniture can be a good way to save money, and you may even end up getting better-quality furniture than you could afford if you bought new.

    Where to Find Good, Cheap Used Furniture

    Where to Find Good, Cheap Used Furniture

    by Sherry Hewins47

  • After ten years of living car free, I realized that I could have adjusted more quickly by thinking it through first. Here are the many things I've learned that can help you decide whether living without a car makes sense for you or not.

    How to Decide Whether or Not to Live Without a Car

    How to Decide Whether or Not to Live Without a Car

    by Sustainable Sue10

  • DirecTV promotions and deals are at a phone calls reach. All you have to know is how to get them. Luckily for you, I have included everything you need to know to get the best offers available to you.

    Insider Secrets of DirecTV

    Insider Secrets of DirecTV

    by Jesse James236

  • Did you know you can easily make money while shopping? These days adding additional funds to your monthly budget is simple and easy. There are no complicated hacks just straightforward ways to increase income. Learn how to make money on items you already buy.

    How to Make Money While Shopping

    How to Make Money While Shopping

    by Cynthia Hoover13

  • You can save money buying Amazon Warehouse deals. They're sold by Amazon, not a marketplace seller. Here are some tips to help you find the best bargains.

    Are Amazon Warehouse Deals Any Good?

    Are Amazon Warehouse Deals Any Good?

    by Beth Eaglescliffe1

  • Thrift shopping involves shopping for previously owned items at thrift or consignment stores, garage sales, or any online reselling platform. Why would anyone choose to thrift shop instead of buy new? I'll share 10 sensible reasons to start thrift shopping today!

    Why Thrifting Matters: 10 Reasons to Thrift Shop

    Why Thrifting Matters: 10 Reasons to Thrift Shop

    by Jen Page0

  • Whether you are on a budget or just have a voracious appetite for reading, see how you can add more books to your shelf - inexpensively, or even free.

    Where to Find Cheap Used Books for Sale

    Where to Find Cheap Used Books for Sale

    by Kat McAdams10

  • By shopping sales and buying in bulk you can save money and still eat better. Building a stockpile can save you money and help you be prepared for any natural or man-made disaster or economic crisis.

    Stockpiling to Prepare for Disaster and Save Money

    Stockpiling to Prepare for Disaster and Save Money

    by Sherry Hewins15

  • Are you worried about getting quality fresh produce if you shop online? My experience has been very positive. Why not join the millions who now have their food shop delivered?

    Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping

    Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping

    by Beth Eaglescliffe5

  • Use coupon websites to help increase awareness of your sales and special offers with this list of sites. Submitting coupons for your online store will increase your visibility and sales and provide high quality backlinks for your sites. Also, learn how to use business cards to target your local area and get your offers seen. Make more money today using these free coupon websites and business card marketing strategies.

    Top Sites to Submit Your Coupon Code Promo for Free

    Top Sites to Submit Your Coupon Code Promo for Free

    by M L99

  • Whether you're on a shoestring budget or simply desire to live more frugally, here are some easy and practical ways to cut expenses and save money every day.

    44 Easy Breezy Tips to Save Money Every Day

    44 Easy Breezy Tips to Save Money Every Day

    by Madeleine Clays4

  • Learn how to get free stuff and products from companies with this foolproof method! By simply writing to companies, you can ask for free samples. This article outlines how I did it and how you can, too.

    How to Get Free Stuff and Products From Companies

    How to Get Free Stuff and Products From Companies

    by Susan W143

  • This article includes everything you need to know, and then some, to have a successful garage or yard sale. Find detailed ideas and tips on what to do with your unwanted clutter and make some money too!

    Best Tips for a Successful Garage Sale

    Best Tips for a Successful Garage Sale

    by Sharon Smith68

  • How many things have you bought that you don't need? Toys for the kids they never play with? Clothes, shoes, jewelry you never wear? Time to change that around and create a more thrifty life full of meaning.

    Stop Wasting Life Away and Create Meaning Instead

    Stop Wasting Life Away and Create Meaning Instead

    by Sustainable Sue6

  • Find out if SHEIN is legit and read my honest review on this Chinese clothing retailer. Get the most out of your haul before you order!

    Is SHEIN Legit? An Honest Review

    Is SHEIN Legit? An Honest Review

    by Katy Medium19

  • Learn to make the most of your grocery budget with these 13 dollar-saving tips and share your advice on how to keep healthy food on the table when money is tight.

    13 Tips to Stretch Your Grocery Budget

    13 Tips to Stretch Your Grocery Budget

    by Kylyssa Shay33

  • This article explains the steps to save hundreds of dollars in groceries every month through budgeting and explores the pros and cons of trying to use a personalized coupon app at Safeway vs going to a smaller store with no app.

    How to Save $100-$500 in Groceries Every Month

    How to Save $100-$500 in Groceries Every Month

    by Justine Forelli7

  • Learn how to shop Amazon and save money. Shopping online can save you even more sometimes than clipping coupons and heading to your local stores. Learn how to shop online while saving money

    5 Ways to Save Money Shopping on Amazon

    5 Ways to Save Money Shopping on Amazon

    by Cynthia Hoover0

  • Listia is a website for giving things away and getting stuff for free. It sounds great, but is it legit? Is it a scam? Is it really free? I'll cover all those questions in this review and offer some tips to help you use the site successfully.

    Is Listia a Scam? How to Use Listia for Free

    Is Listia a Scam? How to Use Listia for Free

    by Christy Kirwan18

  • My family finds gold on dry land by following a few basic rules. This fun family hobby can have real rewards. What equipment will you need, and how you can get your children actively involved?

    How My Family Finds Gold

    How My Family Finds Gold

    by LongTimeMother23

  • Some of the best bargain stores in Dallas don't advertise their existence. I've been a Dallas bargain shopper for thirty years, and here are the best places nobody but me will tell you about--including maps on how to get there!

    Bargain Shopping in Dallas, Texas

    Bargain Shopping in Dallas, Texas

    by classicalgeek12

  • Looking for ways to budget your income? My grandmother offers many tips for saving money, decreasing costs, and reusing items. Here is a humorous guide to Extreme Frugal Living.

    Extreme Frugal Living Tips From My Grandmother

    Extreme Frugal Living Tips From My Grandmother

    by Jayme Kinsey113

  • You don't have to sacrifice fun as a family when you are sticking to a budget. Consider these easy frugal living tips that lead to significant monthly savings and minimal complaining by your children and spouse.

    Frugal Living Tips for Families: Save Money and Have Fun

    Frugal Living Tips for Families: Save Money and Have Fun

    by Stephanie Marshall87

  • A discussion of extreme frugal living, and its connection to hoarding and an extreme minimalist lifestyle. How does a minimalist and a hoarder use frugality to its extreme? Discusses a quilter's stash, and how it can be considered to be hoarding by some people.

    Can Extreme Frugal Living Create a Hoarder?

    Can Extreme Frugal Living Create a Hoarder?

    by Shasta Matova59

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