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  • Bad times can be a blessing in disguise. What's cheaper, a car or taxi? Save money and time. Plus lessons 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

  • When I promised myself I would live car free as soon as I could, I didn't know how I'd go about it. Several months later I was enticed to move to the City of Pasadena by an unexpected job offer. I've been without wheels for ten years now, and hardly ever miss it.

    What It's Like to Live Car Free

    What It's Like to Live Car Free

    by Susette Horspool3

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

    14 Tips to Stretch Your Grocery Budget

    14 Tips to Stretch Your Grocery Budget

    by Kylyssa Shay32

  • You can win at sweepstakes if you learn the secrets of people who actually win! I'm a winner. I've won all kinds of fabulous trips, prizes and cash by entering sweepstakes and contests online.

    Enter Online Sweepstakes and Win!

    Enter Online Sweepstakes and Win!

    by Miss Monae13

  • 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

  • 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.

    Deciding Whether or Not to Live Without a Car

    Deciding Whether or Not to Live Without a Car

    by Susette Horspool10

  • 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 LongTimeMother19

  • Is your grocery budget out of control? Do you throw your hands up in the air when no one knows what they want for dinner? Then Meal Planning 101 is for you! This will be a step by step guide on how to plan out your meals that will reduce your stress and make your belly (and your family) happy.

    Meal Planning 101

    Meal Planning 101

    by Amanda Brownlow0

  • 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.

    How to Live in Hawaii on a Budget

    How to Live in Hawaii on a Budget

    by Rose West138

  • 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.

    10 Things You Should Buy at Costco

    10 Things You Should Buy at Costco

    by Marcelle Bell55

  • Some people are reluctant to buy groceries online as they worry about getting quality fresh produce. My experience has been very positive. Why not join the millions who now have their groceries delivered?

    Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping

    Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping

    by Beth Eaglescliffe6

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

    How to Get Free Stuff and Products From Companies

    How to Get Free Stuff and Products From Companies

    by Susan W132

  • 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 Gunsberg32

  • Once you have the drive to recycle for cash and have been successful finding metal sources, you will wonder if there are items out there in the big wide world that will add to your profit. Here are some items you may not have thought about.

    A Few Odd Metal Objects You Can Recycle for Cash

    A Few Odd Metal Objects You Can Recycle for Cash

    by John R Wilsdon4

  • We donate to thrift stores to help support a good cause. People on limited budgets use them to stretch their finances. Here are 10 reasons we should all consider shopping at a Thrift Store.

    10 Reasons We Should All Shop at Thrift Stores

    10 Reasons We Should All Shop at Thrift Stores

    by bankscottage39

  • 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 James210

  • 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 Medium16

  • Here are things I did to save money in 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

  • Here are some practical tips to save money and live simply. I have applied all of these tips and as a result, I live debt-free and have a much higher quality of life than I ever had before. If you're serious about saving money, read on.

    33 Ways to Save Money and Live Simply

    33 Ways to Save Money and Live Simply

    by Madeleine Clays4

  • 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

  • While you may have little control over your mortgage or car payments, you can save hundreds of dollars every year on dining out. This hub teaches you how to eat out at your favorite restaurants for less.

    How to Eat out at Your Favorite Restaurants for Less

    How to Eat out at Your Favorite Restaurants for Less

    by Gregory DeVictor10

  • 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 Mellisa L76

  • 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

  • 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 LongTimeMother52

  • 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 Kinsey124

  • 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

  • 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.

    5 Tips on How to Save Water

    5 Tips on How to Save Water

    by Cynthia Calhoun162

  • 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

  • I love saving money as much as the next person, but we've all been stuck behind that one coupon-counting-penny-spending person in line that takes forever. Love the savings but not the hassle? These tips are for you!

    Be a Coupon Queen Without Being Extreme

    Be a Coupon Queen Without Being Extreme

    by Amanda Brownlow0

  • 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

  • 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 Holland208

  • Amazon wants you to try their Prime service. You can cancel at any time, so is it worth trying? A Prime subscription gives you faster deliveries, unlimited audio downloads and ad-free video streaming.

    Is Amazon Prime's 30-Day Free Trial Worth It? A Review

    Is Amazon Prime's 30-Day Free Trial Worth It? A Review

    by Beth Eaglescliffe2

  • Check out these 6 free benefits for people on SSI and SSDI. People getting disability payments are eligible for programs for complimentary over the counter products, free internet, free appliances, and more.

    6 Freebies for Disabled People on SSI and SSDI

    6 Freebies for Disabled People on SSI and SSDI

    by Stove And Home6

  • EVERYTHING you need to know, and then some, on how to have a successful garage or yard sale. 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

  • Wal-Mart is a great place to coupon. Not only can you get money back at the end of your transaction, but they will price match and take competitors coupons as well. Here you can learn everything you need to know about using coupons at Wal-Mart.

    Wal-Mart Coupon Policy Explained and Made Easy

    Wal-Mart Coupon Policy Explained and Made Easy

    by Colleen Fowler4

  • 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

  • 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

  • I've been living on a tight budget for the majority of my life. Cutting back on expenses isn't easy and living frugally takes discipline. Here are five easy ways to survive on a small budget.

    How to Live Comfortably on a Tight Budget

    How to Live Comfortably on a Tight Budget

    by Michael Kismet10

  • 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_19758

  • Listia is a website for giving and getting free stuff. Sounds great! But is it legit? Is it a scam? Is it really free? I'll cover all those questions and more in this review plus offer some tips.

    Is Listia a Scam? How to Use Listia for Free

    Is Listia a Scam? How to Use Listia for Free

    by Christy Kirwan18

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