Time Magazine’s Brad Tuttle, who writes the Cheapskate Blog, is a little late to the back-to-school tips train (or is he early for next year?) but makes up for the tardiness with some zingers in his 10 ways to save on school piece.
When McGyver wants to clean his kitchen, he doesn’t need any fancy Clorox or 409. Give him some baking soda, vinegar and lemon juice and he’ll create a clean-up bonanza of the likes the world has never seen. And he’ll catch seven bad guys and utter a catch-phrase quip, all before the commercial break.
Parents head out to the same stores every year to load up on the same school supplies, so you’d think after their kid reaches sixth grade or so they’d have enough leftovers laying around the house to negate the need to stock up.
Personal finance blog Poorer Than You warns new college students to be on the lookout for money-sapping, credit-ruining traps.
The college textbook racket is a cruel exploitation of a captive market, and book prices seem to rise faster than Google stock.
C’mon, admit it. You don’t like to be the one who picks up the check when you’re out at lunch with your friends. You probably avoid going out to lunch with office pals just to avoid the potential hazard of getting stuck with the check.
Like water swirling a drain, it’s in your money’s inert nature to flow away from you. Blogger Fabulously Broke identifies several ways in which people waste funds without realizing what they’re doing.
In the all-out, hyperfrugal rush to save on whatever you can, however possible, it’s easy to overlook the fact that you’re not saving anything if you’re buying garbage. Maryland’s ABC 2 News checks in with a story that reinforces such thinking, with this post on ways to save more in the long run by spending more now.
Frugality is all the rage in the bookstore aisles these days, and Sarah Beckham of the Austin American-Statesman has sifted through the masses of butchered trees to point out three that may be worth a look to help you trim your budget.
One way to cut down on all your medical costs is to go exclusively to Dr. Mario, an impersonator of whom is pictured.
It’s not such a great time to be heading into retirement, which may be a reason prospective retirees may want to glance through the AARP’s 50 Ways To Love Your Money PDF.
The suspiciously named Mr. Brown Thumb from Chicago Now’s Chicago Garden blog offers a simple but valuable tip for gardeners looking to cut down on their water and soil use: Don’t waste water-sucking dirt to fill your enormous pots.
Rancher types can say “blow me” to their electric bills, installing windmills that snag them federal tax credits that help them generate their own electricity.
In our debt-plagued society it’s somehow appropriate that couples demonstrate their love for one another by staging elaborate ceremonies that plunge them into financial setbacks from which no dollar dance will reprieve them.