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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

    How to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill

    How to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill

    by Sarah Cook1

  • Looking for little ways and shortcuts to make your everyday tasks easier and save you time and money? This page has fifty life hacks that you might not have known about (but absolutely should!).

    50 Brilliant Life Hacks That Everyone Should Know

    50 Brilliant Life Hacks That Everyone Should Know

    by Cardia2

  • 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

  • Baby Boomers grew up in an age of the old dusty libraries with rows and rows of G and PG-rated books. If you enjoy reading the literature of days gone by, there are many ways to find bargains and you will decrease stress in the process.

    Bargains For Old-School Book Lovers

    Bargains For Old-School Book Lovers

    by Cheryl E Preston4

  • 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

  • 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

  • Saying goodbye to an old way of living is a lifestyle choice. Social issues like unemployment and debt can be guarded against but it takes a conscious decision and willingness to change.

    Leaving the Rat Race for a Simple Life

    Leaving the Rat Race for a Simple Life

    by Bill Holland121

  • A trip to the grocery store has become an expensive proposition, but by following these simple tips you an save money. Covers all of the food items you typically buy.

    How a Dad Saves Money on Food

    How a Dad Saves Money on Food

    by LiamBean7

  • With so many ways to get rewarded, how does one keep track of what card is best to use when? Here is a quick trick to help you find information you need, when you need it to make the most of your credit card rewards.

    Simplify Credit Card Cashback With Quarterly Changes

    Simplify Credit Card Cashback With Quarterly Changes

    by Ideaton0

  • 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 Monae12

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    25 Frugal Ways to Save Thousands of Dollars Every Year

    25 Frugal Ways to Save Thousands of Dollars Every Year

    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

  • 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

  • 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.

    How to Eat Three Good Meals for One Pound a Day

    How to Eat Three Good Meals for One Pound a Day

    by Galaxy Harvey2

  • Everyone loves saving money, but often it is hard to find the right sites to provide the right coupons and deals!

    10 Great Coupon Websites

    10 Great Coupon Websites

    by Angela Michelle Schultz2

  • 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

  • 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

  • Shopping for clothes at a thrift store can be a great experience or a harrowing money-waster. Follow these 12 tips to get the most of your money and expand your closet!

    How to Shop for Clothing at a Thrift Store

    How to Shop for Clothing at a Thrift Store

    by Brigette Anne Henry0

  • 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

  • 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 fritteritter1

  • 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

  • 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

  • Consider the barter economy that might emerge in the days following a disaster. If the local supermarket is closed or looted, there are no doctors, and the food in the fridge has spoiled, survivors who have a little extra of something you really need might trade with you for the right currency.

    Top 5 Cheap Items to Use as Currency After a Disaster

    Top 5 Cheap Items to Use as Currency After a Disaster

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Sustainable Sue6

  • 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!

    Three More Websites to Score Free Stuff

    Three More Websites to Score Free Stuff

    by Alyssa3

  • Many people are looking to cut costs as well as embrace a more environmentally friendly life style. One way to do this is to give up your car. Granted, this is not a workable possibility for everyone, but it is a worthwhile change to make and you...

    How to Live Life Without a Car

    How to Live Life Without a Car

    by Rebecca Long21

  • 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

  • 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

  • Quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies can pile up in a hurry. The question is what to do with loose change? This list of ideas, plus helpful tips, should go far in making your metal money work for you.

    What Can I Do With My Loose Change?

    What Can I Do With My Loose Change?

    by Morgan Kirby0

  • 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 Maggie Griess2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Library Hacks

    Library Hacks

    by Lanecia Smith0

  • 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 Allain2

  • 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

  • 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 rumors flying around about couponing. Let's talk about five common beliefs about saving money with coupons that simply are not true.

    5 Myths About Saving Money With Coupons

    5 Myths About Saving Money With Coupons

    by Helena Ricketts2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Guaranteed Ways to Save Money on Groceries

    Guaranteed Ways to Save Money on Groceries

    by Meagan Ireland0

  • 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

  • The Diderot Effect is a compulsive dysfunction whereby an individual who acquires a new possession feels a driving compulsion to replace other possessions to match its newness. This spending spree can create serious financial problems, but there are defensive strategies.

    Why Getting Something New Might Make You Sad

    Why Getting Something New Might Make You Sad

    by Lyndon Henry0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Christopher Wanamaker4

  • Long ago I fell into a tight spot with my finances and had to live on a very tight budget. Getting through that experience taught me some ways to help keep your budget low, which I will now share with you.

    Tighten up Your Budget Without Ruining Your Life

    Tighten up Your Budget Without Ruining Your Life

    by Steven Gomez1

  • 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.

    Microsoft Rewards Guide

    Microsoft Rewards Guide

    by Eric Farmer2

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