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  • 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.

    Frugal Living Tips for Families: Save Money and Have Fun

    Frugal Living Tips for Families: Save Money and Have Fun

    by Stephanie Hicks87

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

    Tips for Thrift Store CD Scroungers

    Tips for Thrift Store CD Scroungers

    by Keith Abt6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Courtney5

  • 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

  • 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!

    These Companies Will Send You Free Stickers [#06]

    These Companies Will Send You Free Stickers [#06]

    by Sharp Points0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Items You Should Buy From a Dollar Store

    Items You Should Buy From a Dollar Store

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • 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

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

    Library Hacks

    Library Hacks

    by Lanecia Smith0

  • 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

  • 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.

    Costco Summer Deals - Save Hundreds of Dollars Every Summer

    Costco Summer Deals - Save Hundreds of Dollars Every Summer

    by Len Rapoport12

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Simonds2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Ten Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Bags

    Ten Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Bags

    by Brittanie13

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 DeVictor12

  • 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.

    100 Easy Ways How To Save Money Every Month

    100 Easy Ways How To Save Money Every Month

    by James Paterson14

  • 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.

    A List of the Top Websites for Cheap College Textbooks

    A List of the Top Websites for Cheap College Textbooks

    by Andrew12

  • 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.

    A Guide to Shopping at Dollar Stores

    A Guide to Shopping at Dollar Stores

    by Gregory DeVictor5

  • 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

  • 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!

    Best Tips For a Successful Garage Sale

    Best Tips For a Successful Garage Sale

    by Sharon Smith68

  • 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

  • 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.

    Tips for Hosting the Best Garage Sale Ever

    Tips for Hosting the Best Garage Sale Ever

    by Linda Chechar23

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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