How to cut the leash the eye wear's industry has placed on you and start your adventure into buying your glasses online.
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.
How would you like to have a free checking account, free money for retirement, free food on your birthday, free Godiva chocolates every month, freebies from Starbucks, or free gas money every week?
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.
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.
As a climate change skeptic and an environmentalist, I thought I would share some of my ideas on going green.
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.
A list of places you can keep your reusable bag so you won't forget it every single time you go anywhere you might need a bag.
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.
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!
Save money using things you already have on hand or can access. Save the money, save the time, and save the resources.
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.
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 biggest expense for most people, after the mortgage or rent, is the grocery budget. Here are 10 easy tricks to help you save money on your grocery shopping.
With the cost of groceries rising each year, many families are struggling to keep food on the table. What is the average family spending on groceries each month? How much could you save? Check out these money-saving tips!
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.
What would you give to not be dependent on an income? An 18 year old girl 40 years ago had some brilliant ideas that are still applicable today.
Don't throw out all those empty egg cartons as there are hundreds of uses for them, and here are some of my favorites.
A retired librarian shares tips for finding free ebooks for your Kindle. Stock your device with hundreds of books without spending a penny.
As more and more people dump their CD collections in favor of vinyl or streaming, thrift stores have become the best place to CD fanatics to bulk up their stash!
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.
This article discusses the benefits and fun that can be found by simplifying your life and living on less.
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.
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.
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!
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.
The average grocery bill is seven thousand dollars a year. That's a lot of money to find in an already tight budget. Use these money saving tricks to lower your grocery bill today.
If you've seen Extreme Couponing on TLC, you have watched a free spree where a shopper gets most items in an order free or for little money. Read how to have a free spree yourself.
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.
The one thing that never changes no matter how many times you move is the need for cheap, if not free, boxes.
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.
Here on part six of an ongoing series, we have a bunch of exciting new entries from a huge variety of brands and the industries they compete in. Hope you enjoy, and don't forget to keep checking back!
Starting a stockpile for cheap meals can better prepare your family to weather a natural disaster or a financial downturn such as the main bread winner becoming unemployed.
Although you may have little control over your mortgage or property taxes, you can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars every year on groceries, utilities, cell phone charges, bank fees, insurance, dining out, clothing, electronics, a tank of gas, and much more.
These four items I have laid out are low-hanging fruit that give me the most bang for my buck in measurable savings on my monthly bill.
Have you ever thought about couponing? This hub gives you a brief overview and highlights one of my favorite coupon blogs!
This summer, consider organizing a yard sale to make money while clearing out clutter. Follow these tips for holding a safe and successful garage sale.
Although LED bulbs have a higher retail price than incandescent and fluorescent bulbs, they are actually cheaper to own in the long term thanks to their long service life and low energy consumption.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to recycle every-day objects and use them in ingenious ways. Save the planet and have fun with creativity at the same time.
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.
Get cash back with Ibotta by scanning receipts. Read this review to learn about how to use Ibotta and whether it's worth it.
If you want to save money, a dollar store is the ideal place to find bargains for certain purchases. See what items you should always buy from a dollar store.
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.
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.
Here are a number of tips to cut costs and save money that I have picked up though my experiences at University.
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.
There are many foods that freeze and can be used later. While not all foods hold up well in the freezer, there are many that do, from meats to vegetables to sauces, to cooked foods and more.
Here are some reasons you might want to get rid of almost all your stuff, and how you might go about doing it.
Here's how to lower your grocery budget without using coupons. Save money without losing your mind. Why you don't have to become an extreme couponer.
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.
DIY home tricks: filling nail holes, improvising a bed skirt, putting a shirt on a pillow, and regrowing your own vegetables.
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.
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...
However much we want to save money, we all need to spend out for the essentials. Here's a few ideas on how to still save whilst you're spending.
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.
Funny disposable shower caps can be reused in so many ways. Here are 20 ideas on how you can reuse a shower cap.
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.
There are many ways to cut back on heating and cooling costs. Some involve investing time, effort, and money, but even simple sacrifices can help save money on electricity and gas bills.
Making ends meet can be rough in this economy, and sometimes there just isn't enough money for even the most basic things.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a customer who has been using eBay since its inception, I have some tips on how to get rare items for rock-bottom prices.
My grandparents were kids when the Great Depression hit in 1929. Their survival and DIY attitude would follow them the rest of their lives and affect generations after them.
Learn how to save lots of money online with these easy steps. From coupon codes to membership and reward programs, there is a ton of cash to be saved. Never pay full price again!
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?
Recycling tires is a business that has evolved a lot around the world. Even new technologies have some environmental and social issues.
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.
These great tips will save money on electricity, every month! Read these ways to cut your utility bills.
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.
As any college student or parent will tell you, buying textbooks for school is a huge pain. However, saving money and shopping around shouldn't be much of a problem if you know where to go. Here's a list of the top sites for affordable textbooks.
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.
Walmart Neighborhood Market has many great deals on groceries. Here are some of the best deals I have found on breads, cakes, fruits, dairy and more!
Save money on medical bills, out of pocket tests and medications? It can be done. Stay fit and stay healthy on a budget.
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.
You can still get those costly items that baby needs while living on a budget. Craigslist makes this possible and your purchases will often be as good as new.
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.
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!
Can you use Macy coupons or Macy's promo codes when the nearest Macy's store is closing? How can you use Macy's coupons and promo codes to take advantage of Macy's store closings?
How can you save money on your water bill? Conserving water is important as a valuable resource. Besides living green, you can save money and put more “green” into your pockets. Conserve water, too!
If you're in college, you're probably looking to save some money. These tips are tried and true methods to do just that!
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...
Selling unwanted household items is a great way reduce clutter and enrich your finances at the same time. Before you think about having a garage sale, find out what goes into a successful one.
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.
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.
Save money. Save the planet and find surprisingly useful new ways to use old teabags around the house and in the garden
Grandma's old fashioned ways are not so old after all. Back-to-basis ways of living is coming back. These 10 old fashioned ways of doing things will save you time and money.
Learn how to eat three good, healthy meals a day and spend only one pound. Sounds impossible but it can be done. By careful planning, shopping and with a little know how you can eat well for seven pounds a week. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, fresh, fast food that will satisfy any appetite and taste.