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30 Fast Tips For A More Frugal Life

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.24.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

For money-minded people, frugality can be more than a smart idea -- it can be a way of life. Whatever your financial goals, being more frugal can help you save the money to accomplish them.

10 Things You Need to Know About Saving Money in July

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

July: Climatologists agree that July 24 is the hottest day of the year in the U.S., but the tenth of every month during the summer feels the hottest to me ... that's the day our electric bill arrives in the mail.

The Couponing Guide for Shoppers Who Don't Want to Look Cheap

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.01.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

If the eye-rolling and heavy sighs of impatient customers waiting for the cashier to process your stack of coupons leave you utterly mortified, extreme couponing might not be for you. But, that doesn't mean you should avoid couponing altogether.

Learning to Be Frugal

Nina Boug Lichtenstein | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Nina Boug Lichtenstein

Talk about a sexy blog title. The word "frugal" does not score high in the sexy department, but that is something I am committed to change. This summer I will turn 50. I am, in my ripe age, learning to be (deep breath)... frugal.

How To Entertain Your Kids For Free This Summer

Shari Medini | Posted 05.28.2015 | Parents
Shari Medini

To save your summer and your sanity, I've rounded up a few free (or almost free) activities that you can do with your children over the next few months.

35 Life Hacks That Will Save You Thousands

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

If you saw a $20 bill on the sidewalk, you'd definitely bend over to pick it up, wouldn't you? Well, without much more effort than that, you can save at least that much -- and probably a lot more -- by employing a host of everyday life hacks.

The Weirdest Thing I Did to Save Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

We asked 30 major bloggers and personal finance experts to share both the most bizarre things they've ever done to save money -- and the lessons they learned through the experience.

10 Problems Only Frugal People Understand

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.08.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

It takes a unique (and financially committed) person to face the daily challenges of a frugal lifestyle. Whether you're living the cheap life by choice or by necessity, there are few circumstances only frugal people will ever understand.

36 Things You Can Share to Save Money

Max Levitte | Posted 11.19.2014 | Money
Max Levitte

Does every family on the block need their very own snow blower? Surely your babysitter could watch someone else's child at the same time. And do you really need to own a power drill or just use one every so often?

5 Overlooked Discounts You Don't Want to Miss

Max Levitte | Posted 10.27.2014 | Money
Max Levitte

Who doesn't love a good bargain? But who isn't lazy about collecting on them? Well, many of the discounts on this list are often overlooked but found right in front of you. Others take a bit of digging. If you're in a fog about where and how to uncover savings, read on.

7 Things You Should Stop Paying for Now

Max Levitte | Posted 10.11.2014 | Money
Max Levitte

With so many demands on your limited budget, the last thing you want to do is spend money where you don't have to. There are many small, hidden costs ...

Getting Married Soon? 10 Smarter Ways to Spend the Average Wedding Budget

MyBankTracker | Posted 07.08.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

The need to make one day memorable has resulted in dress purchases that rival down payments on a car and a catering bill that can easily run into the thousands. One of the most cited reasons for divorce is money woes, which makes this pricey wedding-planning process quite ironic.

100 Things to Do During Screen Free Week

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Katy Wolk-Stanley

Computers have become necessary tools, but they're also a major distraction that suck up hours upon hours of our daily lives. So reset your screen addiction and dust off your creative thinking skills!

Self-Publishing on a Shoestring

Christiana Miller | Posted 10.26.2013 | Books
Christiana Miller

I published Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead for a grand total of $125. Yes, my hopeful indie author, it is possible to publish a book for next to nothing.

Lobster Lessons

Women & Co | Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste
Women & Co

For Women & Co., by Cassandra Paré Summer in all its sun-shining, ice cream-cone-licking glory, is unquestionably my favorite time of year. As a ch...

10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill While Eating Healthier

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

Many of us are trying to eat at home these days, but grocery shopping can be overwhelming. The simple chore of buying food involves many variables. Here's how to find the sweet spot to grocery shopping where wellbeing meets frugality.

Catherine New

Meet The Millionaire Who Pees In A Bottle To Save Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 10.02.2012 | Money

You think you know cheap? Meet Victoria Hunt, 51, of Columbus, Ohio. She is so cheap that she urinates in a bottle and then empties it in her garden, ...

Learning From My Elders: How to Use Online Coupons

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money
Karin Kloosterman

Some online deals are too easy to find and too hard to pass up. My new fondness for coupons started when I was visiting my folks in Florida. Before entering the Gap Outlet somewhere along the Gulf coast, I found an Internet coupon on the sidewalk: 50 percent off any purchase!

Spend Money Where It Counts

Mary Hunt | Posted 08.07.2012 | Money
Mary Hunt

Personal finance is not about saying "no" to spending on the things you love. Living below your means is not about adopting a life of poverty. It's about conscious decisions, not guilt.

7 Ways To Save On Your Favorite Indulgences

SavySugar | Posted 04.13.2012 | Women

We all have our weaknesses, and yours may be a Starbucks addiction or even an avid book reading habit. Although we advocate saving, we're also a big f...

How Can Wealthy Families Teach Their Children to Live Frugally?

Quora | Posted 06.10.2012 | Money
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By an Anonymous User of Quora We are fairly well off after a few good opportunities in Silicon Valley. ...

How Restaurants Trick You Into Spending More

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.29.2012 | Money

Welcome to A Dollar A Day, where every day we'll dish out creative and quirky ways to save on your living expenses. We're not going to tell you to...

96-Year-Old Millionaire Lived Poor, Quietly Donated $1.7 Million

Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact

After one vacation in 96 years and finally trying cable television at age 95, Elinor Sauerwein died with a reputation of steadfast frugality. So wh...

How To Eat And Drink On The Cheap Without Looking Cheap

Food Republic | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Food Republic

Frugal vs. Cheap EatingWhen dining out in a group, is it possible to order cheaply without getting screwed for someone else's indulgence? We've got a ...

America's 'Cheapest Family': The Economides Share Frugality Tips

msn.com | Michael Inbar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Economides, who have been living up to their billing as "America's Cheapest Family" since 1982, recently published the latest in their series of f...