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  • Probably the question that I am most frequently asked, especially by beginning couponers, is where to find coupons? My answer is that there are many places to obtain coupons and many methods by which to locate and/or request them. Below is a...

    Advanced Guide to Couponing

    Advanced Guide to Couponing

    by Paul Goodman0

  • Managing your grocery bag hoard is easier than you think. Use these tips to manage your bags, recycle the leftovers, choose a reusable bag, and live a more organized life.

    5 Steps to Manage Your Plastic Grocery Bags

    5 Steps to Manage Your Plastic Grocery Bags

    by Chloe4

  • 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 retired librarian shares tips for finding free ebooks for your Kindle. Stock your device with hundreds of books without spending a penny.

    Find Free Kindle Books

    Find Free Kindle Books

    by Virginia Allain1

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wouldn’t it be great if you could cut your grocery bill in half, or more! Your grocery bill is one of largest expenses you have each month. Here are a few ways you can really save on your grocery bill.

    How to Really Save Money on Your Grocery Bill

    How to Really Save Money on Your Grocery Bill

    by Sheila Brown8

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kitchen tricks to make life easier in the kitchen & save wasting food. Thrifty kitchen secrets which are simple to follow: from using up pickle vinegar to storing fresh herbs & buying imported food.

    5 Kitchen Tips to Save Money and Make Life Easier

    5 Kitchen Tips to Save Money and Make Life Easier

    by Diana Grant10

  • What information will you need if the economy collapses? Do you have basic helpful knowledge for survival in hard economic times? Now is the time to learn a few old-fashioned skills.

    Things to Know When the Economy Falls Apart

    Things to Know When the Economy Falls Apart

    by Rochelle Frank94

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Dosh app offers extra cash back on purchases near you and online. Is it safe and secure? How do you earn cash back? Read a review of the app and learn how to use it to maximize rewards.

    Dosh App - Cash Back Review

    Dosh App - Cash Back Review

    by Katy Medium0

  • 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.

    Nine Ways for a Family to Save Money

    Nine Ways for a Family to Save Money

    by Paul Richard Kuehn10

  • This article compares four West Michigan area grocery services by discussing how they work, what they cost, and how to save money using them. Services compared are Shipt, Meijer Curbside, Walmart Grocery Pick Up, and Family Fare Fast Lane.

    Saving Time and Money With Grocery Shopping Services

    Saving Time and Money With Grocery Shopping Services

    by Nikki McClees3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Have you, like so many others, recently lost your job or taken a pay cut? Or are you just trying to live more within your means (like maybe you should have been doing for a while)? It doesn't have to be torture! You don't have to hate every minute...

    Easy and Fun Ways to Scrimp and Save on a Reduced Budget

    Easy and Fun Ways to Scrimp and Save on a Reduced Budget

    by cbcbrown15

  • This article lists money-saving strategies for finding new and used books at low prices. Paperback Swap, Ed McKay's, and Goodwill are my best book buddies.

    7 Money-Saving Strategies for Book-Lovers

    7 Money-Saving Strategies for Book-Lovers

    by Kimberly Schimmel18

  • While debt settlement and bill consolidation can help you to reduce your debt, they do not teach you how to achieve lasting financial freedom. This article teaches you 50 ways to live fiscally fit.

    50 Smart-Money Ways to Live Fiscally Fit

    50 Smart-Money Ways to Live Fiscally Fit

    by Gregory DeVictor0

  • Make your paycheck last longer than your month with these 33 ways to save money. From food, to clothing and electricity, there are tons of ways pinch some pennies.

    33 Ways to Save Money on Just About Everything

    33 Ways to Save Money on Just About Everything

    by Robert P Sullivan0

  • Raising a family is expensive. If you know where to look, there are several ways to save money and stretch a dollar. Here is 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • You don't have to do without to live frugally. You can be frugal and still have designer clothing, eat well, and use the internet.

    10 Tips on How to Live Frugally

    10 Tips on How to Live Frugally

    by Linda Courtney4

  • Here are dozens of ways to get further use from clothing, socks, and towels that are stained or for some reason not suitable to donate to charity. Save the earth by recycling and repurposing.

    New Uses for Stained Clothing and Towels

    New Uses for Stained Clothing and Towels

    by Virginia Allain3

  • Couponing has become a bad word over the last few years, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, it can save you some decent dough. Check out these six simple ways to save without driving yourself mad.

    6 Ways to Save Money While Keeping Your Sanity

    6 Ways to Save Money While Keeping Your Sanity

    by Lauren Sutton0

  • 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?

    Is Storing Food in a Freezer Economical?

    Is Storing Food in a Freezer Economical?

    by CWanamaker4

  • 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

  • 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 Susette Horspool6

  • Check out this Hub for great tips on saving money on your next water bill. Each idea is simple and something in which the whole family can engage.

    Water Bills: Saving Money

    Water Bills: Saving Money

    by Jaynie20003

  • 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 Kristine McAdams9

  • Turn your stash of socks without matches into something useful. Try this tips for ways to repurpose stray socks.

    Uses for Unmatched Socks

    Uses for Unmatched Socks

    by Virginia Allain1

  • 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

  • Shopping at the Dollar Store can save you money - or maybe not. Here is a list of good bargains along with items to avoid buying.

    The Dollar Store Can Cost You More

    The Dollar Store Can Cost You More

    by Audrey Hunt88

  • The eBay Bucks program rewards customer loyalty with a 2% cash back rebate on purchases. Learn more about the program, how to sign up, how to earn rewards for shopping on eBay, and how to use your eBay discounts.

    eBay Bucks Cashback Rewards Program Guide

    eBay Bucks Cashback Rewards Program Guide

    by fritteritter0

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

    Library Hacks

    Library Hacks

    by Lanecia Smith0

  • 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.

    Budget Tips for Savvy Business Travelers

    Budget Tips for Savvy Business Travelers

    by Sally Hayes0

  • 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 Simonds2

  • World War 2 was a time of strife and shortages for almost everyone. There are many frugal living tips from that era that we can use today and during future shortages or supply disruptions.

    Frugal Living Tips From World War 2

    Frugal Living Tips From World War 2

    by Tamara Wilhite0

  • 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

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