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  • 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

  • If you keep blowing your budget every month, it's time to start prioritizing your spending. Ask yourself these questions the next time you are tempted to overspend.

    How to Stop Blowing Your Budget Every Month

    How to Stop Blowing Your Budget Every Month

    by Sadie Holloway0

  • If you're into frugal living, you will love what your kitchen sponge is capable of. Join countless of other enthusiasts already enjoying these squishy wonders in the home, garden and office.

    Top 22 Frugal Uses For Your Kitchen Sponge

    Top 22 Frugal Uses For Your Kitchen Sponge

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • These days we are all trying to figure out how to stretch a buck. This time I had no choice but to feed us for the week with what little I had in my pocket.

    A Week's Worth of Food for Less Than $50

    A Week's Worth of Food for Less Than $50

    by SJohnson2

  • Coupons are as good as cash in the hands of experienced couponers. This article provides 10 tips to help you find, organize, and use your coupons to maximize savings.

    Top 10 Tips for Coupon Shopping

    Top 10 Tips for Coupon Shopping

    by Paul Goodman0

  • You're not alone, plenty of us out there need more money, or at least for their money to go further. With these tips for frugal living you can make that happen.

    33 Tips for Living Frugal and Saving Money

    33 Tips for Living Frugal and Saving Money

    by Robert P Sullivan0

  • Are monthly storage unit fees draining your budget? Do you really need what you've stored there? Maybe it's time to rethink paying for storage.

    Why Are You Renting a Storage Unit?

    Why Are You Renting a Storage Unit?

    by Virginia Allain1

  • Save empty prescription containers and put them to use. They are a handy size and watertight, so are useful storage bottles.

    Ways to Reuse Pill Bottles

    Ways to Reuse Pill Bottles

    by Virginia Allain0

  • It's fairly common for consumers to avoid generic products like the plague, believing them to be cheaply produced knockoffs of the original. However, there are multiple reasons why generic products are less expensive, and most of them have nothing...

    Why Generic Products Are Cheaper

    Why Generic Products Are Cheaper

    by dmrlowd1

  • Wash your dishes in a minimum amount of water with the ideas you'll find here. You'll save on your water bills and feel good about saving the environment.

    Frugal Dishwashing Tips

    Frugal Dishwashing Tips

    by Virginia Allain0

  • Get organized. Read about how to simplify your life through concise and helpful tips. In the process you'll reduce stress as well as save time.

    Best Ways to Get Organized

    Best Ways to Get Organized

    by Anne Carmichael0

  • We are all pack-rats, penny pinchers and time hogs at heart, but there has to be an end somewhere. Here are twenty ideas that will help you clean up in more ways than one.

    Twenty Ideas To Save You Time, Money And Space

    Twenty Ideas To Save You Time, Money And Space

    by Cheryl Simonds0

  • Most people like to shop. Most of us who aren't in the upper 1% don't like to spend money. So, how to buy without spending too much? Here are some suggestions.

    Treasure Hunt, Anyone?

    Treasure Hunt, Anyone?

    by Bear Tales0

  • The best way to spend your hard earned cash is to make it go as far as possible. That means comparison shopping, finding ways to get the most out of each purchase, and re-purposing and recycling.

    8 Tips to Help Your Money Last Longer

    8 Tips to Help Your Money Last Longer

    by Scribenet2

  • Everyone should have a household budget. That's the only way you'll ever know if you have enough income to support your outgoing bills and habits. It's actually pretty easy.

    How to Do a Household Budget

    How to Do a Household Budget

    by Doris Brown0

  • Here are 11 items you should purchase at the 99 cent store from now on, to save your family money every month! Some of these may be obvious, but some may be lesser-known. Hope this list helps!

    11 Items You Should Purchase at the 99 Cent Store

    11 Items You Should Purchase at the 99 Cent Store

    by Nicole Kiddie Granath2

  • Ways to make life a little more easier when it comes to library usage.

    Library Hacks

    Library Hacks

    by Lanecia Smith0

  • 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.

    Finding Treasure in Your Own Backyard

    Finding Treasure in Your Own Backyard

    by Richard Bivins27

  • Although you may have little control over your mortgage, you can save hundreds of dollars every year on groceries, utilities, gasoline, cell phone bills, taxes, bank fees, a new car, and much more.

    21 Expert Ways to Save Money at the Gas Pump

    21 Expert Ways to Save Money at the Gas Pump

    by Gregory DeVictor0

  • Many people shop at Target, but a lot of shoppers don't know how to save at Target. That's what this article is about.

    Ways To Save at Target

    Ways To Save at Target

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • Do you need some help making it a Great Day? This hub shows you how I made it a great day even when I was in some of the worst of times! Plus a helpful savings strategy for future Great Days!

    Have a Great Day—Living Paycheck to Paycheck!

    Have a Great Day—Living Paycheck to Paycheck!

    by Joanna0

  • Genealogy fascinates many, but if you want to find your ancestors without spending lots of money on subscriptions, check the advice here for ways to save on an Ancestry membership.

    Saving Money on an Ancestry Subscription

    Saving Money on an Ancestry Subscription

    by Virginia Allain0

  • DIY home tricks: filling nail holes, improvising a bed skirt, putting a shirt on a pillow, and regrowing your own vegetables.

    4 Cheap DIY Home Hacks

    4 Cheap DIY Home Hacks

    by Bri Timpson0

  • There are so many things that go unclaimed because people don't know they are available. Check out these free things for the month of September.

    Free Things You Can Get in September

    Free Things You Can Get in September

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • A customer rewards card has many names including advantage card, bonus card, club card, gold card, plus card, savings card, shopper’s card, thank you card, super card, value card, and VIP card.

    Free Customer Rewards Programs A to Z

    Free Customer Rewards Programs A to Z

    by Gregory DeVictor0

  • Stacking coupons is a very effective way to save you lots of money on your grocery bills. In extreme circumstances it can even result in you getting groceries for free.

    Experts' Guide to Couponing

    Experts' Guide to Couponing

    by Paul Goodman0

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