Lots of people think it might be a good idea to shop at thrift stores, but are turned off by smelly stores packed with screaming kids and their parents. Okay so there is that..but there is more.
Are you wasting water at home? Save money and thousands of gallons of water each year by following these tips.
Working class life in England in the 1930's. What life was like for a typical working class family in Birkenhead during the 1930's.
Here is a list of of 300 cool things that you can buy at Aldi, Amazon, and the dollar store for $1.00 or less. These are all products that will help you to solve problems and live better for less without a penny of regret.
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.
A retired librarian shares tips for finding free ebooks for your Kindle. Stock your device with hundreds of books without spending a penny.
Gold panning, prospecting and mining is a great way to spend your leisure hours. Scotland in the UK has great reserves of untapped gold.
Finding treasure doesn't have to mean gold and silver coins and jewelry. It doesn't have to be your exact backyard. It can mean finding value that others have overlooked in your town or neighborhood.
This guide gives basic common sense tips you can try in order to cut your energy use in the home, reduce CO2 emissions, save money and do your bit to save the planet!
This guide teaches you step-by-step how to write to companies for free makeup samples and PR packages. Which companies to contact, what to write, and what to expect.
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.
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.
The popularity of e-shopping is growing. However some people are reluctant to buy groceries online as they worry about getting quality fresh produce. My experience has been very positive and I am not alone. Why not join the millions who now have their groceries delivered?
A family budget can be balanced if you pay attention to cutting household expenses. This article suggests nine ways, such as do-it-yourself and shopping in thrift stores.
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.
Food costs are one of the most flexible areas in the family budget. This article teaches you over 100 smart ways to save money groceries every week.
According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. the cost of feeding an American family of four a healthy diet can range from $146 to $289 a week.
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!
Don't waste your money by spending all your energy on saving all the pennies while the hidden costs in big dollars slip away. Avoid the financial mistakes in these real life examples.
Are you struggling to make ends meet from month to month? Then this article is just for you, tips and advice to help you save dollars in your every day life.
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.
Let's explore the difference between being frugal and being cheap. Which is better, cheap or frugal? And is there really a difference?
A simple guide to help you become more self-sufficient, more Earth-conscious, and less dependent on items produced by today's throw-away society.
Thinking about canceling your DirecTV service because it is just too expensive? What if I told you there is a way to save money on your DirecTV bill by canceling and becoming a new customer? This is a little-known secret that many don't take advantage of when they have the chance.
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!
You can save money buying Amazon Warehouse deals. They are sold by Amazon, not a marketplace seller. Are the items good-as-new or are they reduced for a reason? Here are some tips to help you find the best bargains and good deals.
If you have an Aldi store near you, don’t waste another minute and start saving up to 75% on many of the groceries that you would normally buy at a regular supermarket, drug store, or even at Walmart.
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.
Learn about discounts and deals for people over the age of 50 that will save them thousands of dollars if they just learn to ask about them.
Things aren't going well. There have been- economic difficulties (I'm poor. I'm a poor person.). Over the years, you learn things (not fun things) to make ends meet. If you find yourself in the same situation, I hope that you can learn from my...
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?
Tips on how to save and leave happy on a tight budget - based on my personal experience. Understanding needs vs. wants.
If there were a national emergency how would you survive? Here are 25 ways that you can become more self reliant, more independent, and more self sufficient beginning today
Is the Wish app legit? Find out where Wish App products come from and how they are so cheap. Decide for yourself whether Wish is a scam or a great bargain shopping tool. Also, how to make a return on Wish.
Saving money on business travel expenses is easy if you plan ahead. If you're an entrepreneur, consultant, or small business owner, make the most of your travel budget with these tips to avoid overpaying for things such as baggage handling fees, accommodations, and restaurant meals and snacks.
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.
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.
Most people these day utilize a freezer to store food for the long term. With rising electrical costs does it make economical sense to use a freezer? In other words, does using a freezer save you money?
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.
Save money on your clothing by making changes in your spending. Make drastic cuts and save hundreds! Swap parties and resale shops are just a few of the ways you can save on clothes.
There are so many flea markets around the Indianapolis area. Here we have a list of what I consider to be the best in the area. Read along and see if you agree with me.
Cutting the excess fat from your budget is not challenging as you might think. This hub teaches you how to save hundreds of dollars every year on everything from dental care to car insurance.
Jack Reacher is a fictional character who wanders the country traveling with only the clothes on his back and his folding toothbrush. How much would this cost? Would this be a good retirement plan?
101 thorough, life-changing Frugal living tips and ideas. Learn how to save money in every area of your household and life and simultaneously attract more wealth and security.
Are you sick and tired of spending all of your hard-earned money and ready to take an extreme approach to frugality? Here are some ridiculous tips to save some ridiculous money.
Do you love sharing your opinion about products that you've tried? Would you love to receive free products in the mail? Read on to find out where you can score free stuff online!
Learn how to get free samples from companies with no strings attached. Step by step, learn how to ask companies for free samples, find "no strings" sample websites, become part of Amazon's Vine Voice...
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!
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.
This article goes over ways to earn gift cards with Microsoft Rewards. I talk about ways to earn points using Bing and doing small activities like quizzes.
7 simple ways to save energy at home and reduce your electric bill. Ways to conserve energy are low-cost and easy to do.
Extreme couponing is a great way to be more frugal with your money, and helps connect with your husband or wife if you recruit them. It is also relaxing.
Go to an all cash budget using this simple money envelope system. You'll be surprised how easy it will be to pay your bills and save some money.
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.
If you love entering sweepstakes but haven't had much success, here are 4 ways to make money from contests . There are more ways to earn than filling out an entry form.
Budget Hack: save money the easy way! These tips will save you thousands of dollars each year. Read on!
An overview of some benefits and discounts you may not think about or realize you qualify for as a senior citizen.
A frugal lifestyle can still be enjoyable. There are many free or inexpensive activities that you can do for fun while living frugally. Many of the activities described in this article are ones that I enjoy doing myself.
Here's my experience after a year of Amazon Prime membership, and why I'm not too concerned about renewing.
Amazon are expanding their retail offering and they want you to try it. You can cancel at any time, so is it worth trying? This is my review of a 30-day free trial of the Amazon Prime service. A Prime subscription gives you faster deliveries, unlimited audio downloads and ad-free video streaming.
Time-of-day or flexible pricing for electric rates can save considerable energy costs, but what is it? Find out how it works and if it might be for you.
Cutting the excess fat from your budget is not challenging as you might think. This hub teaches you how to save hundreds of dollars every year on everything from utilities to a tank of gas.
Learn how to get free perfume samples by writing to companies. Complete with sample letters, templates and step by step instructions!
Minimizing and simplifying have given me the freedom to devote more time and energy to more meaningful pursuits. Added benefits have been reduced living expenses and a significant decrease in stress. Here are 15 ways to minimize and simplify your life to reduce stress and gain more freedom.
In October 2016, Amazon changed their review policy. How will this impact review sites that offer free or discounted products in exchange for product reviews, and why did Amazon decide to do this?
Useful cleaning, plumbing, painting, and electrical tips for around the home and garden - updated as I think of more! Also ways in which you can recycle stuff by re-using it for a different function.
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.
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?...
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.
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..
A number of different ways to save money also involve being "green." It's not expensive and some of these suggestions may surprise you.
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.
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.
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.
A favourite evil character of novelists and playwrights, Scrooge-type personalities are not uncommon in the real world.
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.
It is easier to cut thousands of dollars a year off of your grocery bill than a lot of people think and you don't have to eat cheap hot dogs and bologna to do it.
The website Wish.com and their shopping app are getting bigger in the United States. Is it worth trying? Are the super low prices actually real? What you need to know about Wish product quality before you buy.
With limited income, purchasing products at a discount is a must. My accompanying chart shows the best month consumers are likely to buy household goods and appliances at a discount.
If you have an Aldi store near you, don’t waste another minute and start saving up to 75% on many of the groceries that you would normally buy at a traditional supermarket or drug store.
Save energy and save money on your hydro electricity bill every month wherever you live with these energy conservation techniques.
Coffee is excellent for the garden, for hair and skin, in recipes, as a natural order absorber, and in crafty DIY projects. What follows are ten fun and unusual ways to recycle your coffee grounds.
Many local businesses and professionals offer scholarships to deserving students. One of the leading funders is the Horatio Alger Assoc. This is how my daughter applied for and won that award and 17 other scholarships.
Lists of senior citizen discounts and deals for those over 50, 55, 60, and 65. Plus money-saving advice.
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.
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.
Most people don't know that Costco has secret codes that let you know if an item is a mark-down or sale item. Read this article and discover the secret codes
Tips on how to save money with coupons. Lessons I learned as The Coupon Lady and how to save money at the grocery store with coupons.
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!