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.
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.
Attending a Major League Baseball game is pricey. Use these tips to save a boatload of money at the ballpark.
Going car-free is a huge step! Especially if you live in the country or the suburbs. Check out these tips to make the transition to life without an automobile easier and one that lasts.
The problem with living frugally is that cuts in spending are not always worth the end result of having a larger disposable income. Here are three simple ways to save money on the big things so that you won't have to worry about the small things.
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 retired librarian shares tips for finding free ebooks for your Kindle. Stock your device with hundreds of books without spending a penny.
Recycling tires is a business that has evolved a lot around the world. Even new technologies have some environmental and social issues.
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.
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.
How to cut the leash the eye wear's industry has placed on you and start your adventure into buying your glasses online.
Need to feed your family on a tight budget? Here are a few tips to help you feed your family at $50 a week.
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.
Save money on heating bills with infrared heaters. They heat the entire house including the walls, ceiling and floors and retain the heat!
A frugal lifestyle can still be enjoyable. There are many free or inexpensive activities that you can do for fun while living frugally. Many of the activities described in this article are ones that I enjoy doing myself.
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.
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?
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.
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.
How to recycle every-day objects and use them in ingenious ways. Save the planet and have fun with creativity at the same time.
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.
I've been living on a tight budget for the majority of my life. Cutting back on expenses isn't easy and living frugally takes discipline. Here are five easy ways to survive on a small budget.
Here are some reasons you might want to get rid of almost all your stuff, and how you might go about doing it.
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!
Food wastage could be making you lose money. Learn 5 great tips on how to reduce food waste at home and save money now.
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.
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.
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.
Save money using things you already have on hand or can access. Save the money, save the time, and save the resources.
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 utilities to a tank of gas.
Don't throw out all those empty egg cartons as there are hundreds of uses for them, and here are some of my favorites.
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!
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.
More utilities are penalizing customers who save energy and use clean sources with increased fixed charges.
My mother was quite the pioneer, making things out of nothing and providing clothes and food sometimes as if by magic. Some of these things are gone from lack of popularity but the old methods of saving are the best. Here are a few of the homemaker’s arts we used to save money.
There is a big difference between renting and leasing. There are some unusual things you can rent or lease.
Tips and advice on how to start living frugally using coupons. Learn the basics of couponing and how to start saving money on your grocery bill.
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.
How can we purchase organically grown foods when they are more expensive than commercially produced foods? Here are some examples of how to stretch the food dollar and still protect the planet by eating organic foods.
Here are a few ideas I've found for creating cute, thoughtful gifts for special occasions, on a budget! Hope you enjoy.
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.
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.
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.
Stretching your budget in order to have some extra money for more fun and leisure in your life isn’t always an easy goal, but here are several ways to stretch dollars that can help the process!
This morning I "made" over $2,000 in four hours by doing these simple things that most people can do as well. Find these common leaks in your money bucket and plug them for good.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mommas, unite! Here are five things to know about using Amazon Subscribe and Save to save money, time and sanity (the latter of those being most important!).
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.
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.
50 ideas to make your No Spend week a little less boring and much more bearable. List outdoor activities and at home activities.
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.
List of easy ways to save money on electricity at home. How to use less energy at home during the winter, during the summer, and all year long. How to lower your power bill. Includes ideas for products, services and even government programs to help you save money on your electric bill.
Some of the best bargain stores in Dallas don't advertise their existence. I've been a Dallas bargain shopper for thirty years, and here are the best places nobody but me will tell you about--including maps on how to get there!
In this day and age, it is still possible to be able to live within your income and find some extra income to invest? Then enjoy that extra cash.
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.
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.
With ever more electronic game consoles, gadgets, appliances, tools, and other items in the home, knowing how to reduce the amount of electricity used per day can mean a saving of £/$150 each year.
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!
Wal-Mart is a great place to coupon. Not only can you get money back at the end of your transaction, but they will price match and take competitors coupons as well. Here you can learn everything you need to know about using coupons at Wal-Mart.
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.
Are you looking for ways to save money in your classroom? This article outlines twenty different ways for teachers to save on classroom materials supplies. There are lots of specific examples and resources.
With experiences from both sides of the negotiation Joe has distilled the core tips for lowering your existing utility bills. With these tips you will be more likely to succeed in negotiating your bills.
Whatever your financial goals, you will get there faster by finding ways to reduce your monthly expenses. This article contains 101 money saving ideas and tips.
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.
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.
Funny disposable shower caps can be reused in so many ways. Here are 20 ideas on how you can reuse a shower cap.
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.
Save money on medical bills, out of pocket tests and medications? It can be done. Stay fit and stay healthy on a budget.
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.
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!
As a climate change skeptic and an environmentalist, I thought I would share some of my ideas on going green.
It doesn't have to be a week: it can be a day, a weekend, or if you are really adventurous, a month.
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.
Everyone loves saving money, but often it is hard to find the right sites to provide the right coupons and deals!
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.
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.
Reading and collecting books can be a costly hobby. But there are many great sites out there that will help you keep those costs down by trading books online.
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.
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...
Winter can bring lots of great sights from snow covered trees to Christmas lights about the town. One thing it may bring, depending on where you live, might be the unwanted gas bill or the unsightly electric bill. Electric blankets and mattress pads can help reduce those bills!
Supermarket science has evolved in precise ways designed to make you buy, buy and buy even more! This article uncovers 'tricks of the trade'. Good information to know for avoiding supermarket traps.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this article you will get to know all the ins and outs of AliExpress so you can also enjoy shopping on the website.
Are you wasting water at home? Save money and thousands of gallons of water each year by following these tips.
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!
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.
If you're in college, you're probably looking to save some money. These tips are tried and true methods to do just that!
Once you have the drive to recycle for cash and have been successful finding metal sources, you will wonder if there are items out there in the big wide world that will add to your profit. Here are some items you may not have thought about.
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.
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.
Amazon Prime today is much more than the Amazon Prime when it was introduced several years ago. Besides free shipping there are plenty of other benefits. Who should get the Prime Membership today?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Making ends meet can be rough in this economy, and sometimes there just isn't enough money for even the most basic things.
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!
There are 3 easy fixes to repair and maintain household appliances and fixtures. These are things that could save you a lot of money in the longrun.
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?
DIY home tricks: filling nail holes, improvising a bed skirt, putting a shirt on a pillow, and regrowing your own vegetables.
If you’re short of cash, why not offer your skills in exchange for something you want but can’t afford? Here are some tips on how to get started and the pros and cons of swap schemes.
Author uses different examples on how to save money and lead a frugal lifestyle. From starting a garden and learning to cook for yourself to finding and maintaining inexpensive transportation. It's not just a lifestyle it's an adventure!
A number of different ways to save money also involve being "green." It's not expensive and some of these suggestions may surprise you.
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.
The first rule of maximizing couponing is stockpiling items when they are on sale but what if you don't have a lot of room to store items? Here are ten great tips and tricks to make more room.
Could you live off $1000/month or less? Perhaps you would only need to work a part-time job to pay all of your bills. Just think of the freedom this would create. With this treasure trove of new time you will have, you can begin doing more of the things you love.
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.
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.
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.
Have you ever thought about couponing? This hub gives you a brief overview and highlights one of my favorite coupon blogs!
Here are a number of tips to cut costs and save money that I have picked up though my experiences at University.
Amazon offers some pretty great rewards to Prime members who choose no-rush shipping. It seems too good to be true, so what's the catch?
Learn about discounts and deals for people over the age of 50 that will save them thousands of dollars if they just learn to ask about them.
Save money on 10 Common Household Items that you Rarely Have to Buy. Find replacement items to save money or readily available freebies. This is great for the penny pincher who wants to get ahead!
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.
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.
This article is a crash course on using coupons and saving money off your grocery bill. Shopping tips and coupon advice.
Saving money is almost as good as making it. Which is why we made this list of 33 ways to save that hard earned cash.
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.