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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • This article explores great thrift stores along Route 422 in Lebanon, PA. Addresses, phone, hours, maps, and more info given.

    8 Thrift Stores in Lebanon County, PA

    8 Thrift Stores in Lebanon County, PA

    by Maren Elizabeth Morgan6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Is Shein Legit? An Honest Review

    Is Shein Legit? An Honest Review

    by Katy Medium17

  • 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

  • About to become homeless? Here's 10 tips to help plan a better life than living in a car, van or motel. Don't wait until too late to plan for being homeless. Assess your situation. Make changes now!

    Soon to Be Homeless: Facing Your Fears

    Soon to Be Homeless: Facing Your Fears

    by LongTimeMother55

  • If you want to save money but don't want to become a full-blown homesteader, read my top ten tips for easy (and maybe a little weird) ways to save money that you probably haven't tried yet.

    Weird and Obvious Ways to Save Money

    Weird and Obvious Ways to Save Money

    by Kierstin Gunsberg34

  • Raising a family is expensive. If you know where to look, there are several ways to save money and stretch a dollar. Here are one mom's suggestions for getting the most out of her money.

    Tips for Saving Money From a Frugal Mom

    Tips for Saving Money From a Frugal Mom

    by Susan Holland64

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • If you have read my very popular article Secret Price Codes Can Save You Money At Costco, you will want to read this article that takes you into Costco for some hot summer close-out deals. With actual photos and information on summer close-outs and lots of new tips and tricks not in the original article, this article is now part of for articles I have published on this topic.

    Costco Summer Deals - Save Hundreds of Dollars Every Summer

    Costco Summer Deals - Save Hundreds of Dollars Every Summer

    by Len Rapoport12

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Who knew there were so many things to do with an avocado pit? Use them for cooking, beauty, craft projects, health benefits, and more!

    20 Ways to Use Avocado Seeds

    20 Ways to Use Avocado Seeds

    by Rosetta Slone301

  • 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

  • Could you live off $1000/month or less? Perhaps you would only need to work a part-time job to pay all of your bills. Just think of the freedom this would create. With this treasure trove of new time you will have, you can begin doing more of the things you love.

    The Mythical “Work-Life Balance,” and Living off $1000 per Month

    The Mythical “Work-Life Balance,” and Living off $1000 per Month

    by Sal Santiago4

  • Whether you are on a shoestring budget or simply desire to live more frugally, here are some practical ways to save money. I have applied all of these tips and as a result, I currently live debt-free and have a much higher quality of life than I ever had before.

    33 Easy Breezy Tips to Save Money and Live Simply

    33 Easy Breezy Tips to Save Money and Live Simply

    by Madeleine Clays4

  • 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 Medium34

  • 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

  • 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 Bell65

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Holland214

  • 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 is a review of Romwe, a legitimate online clothing site known for its low prices. Find out what clothes are worth buying and how to get extra discounts. Tips on how to get free shipping and avoid making returns are also included.

    Is Romwe Legit? A Review of Romwe for Cheap Deals on Clothing

    Is Romwe Legit? A Review of Romwe for Cheap Deals on Clothing

    by Katy Medium0

  • 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

  • If you’re short of cash, why not offer your skills in exchange for something you want but can’t afford? Here are some tips on how to get started and the pros and cons of swap schemes.

    Swap Skills and Save Money

    Swap Skills and Save Money

    by Beth Eaglescliffe1

  • 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

  • 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

  • Spare change is something that gets lost in the car, the cushions of the couch, etc. Learn how to properly hold on to your spare change so it doesn't become lost, and instead turns into extra money.

    How to Collect Your Spare Change for Extra Money

    How to Collect Your Spare Change for Extra Money

    by David Livermore9

  • 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

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