Category: Frugal Living

Reusing items saves money

Reusing items saves money

You can save money by reusing items instead of throwing them away. One year, I wanted Christmas stockings for my family. Rather than buy them at the store, I went through old clothes that I didn’t wear anymore and fabric leftovers that I keep for some unknown reason and used these materials to make the…

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Money Saving Food Tips

Money Saving Food Tips

Groceries are getting expensive! Here are some money saving food tips to help stretch your dollars. Common ways for saving money on food Don’t eat out except as a rare treat. Eating out is a fast way to spend money. It’s nice once in a while, but don’t make it a frequent habit. Somehow these…

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12 tips for saving money

12 tips for saving money

Last week, I talked briefly about the varied emotions that accompany loss of a job. This week, I want to offer some tips for slashing bills. When you have lost your job, you need to cut everything nonessential from your budget. This is what we did: 1. Eliminate garbage services and satellite/cable. Saying goodbye to…

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