Here you'll find hundreds of money saving tips in a variety of areas.

Is The Economic Collapse a Good Thing?


On its face, the question itself is ludicrous, but the press seems to be trying to spin the faltering/failing economy lately, desperately pulling out even the thinnest of silver linings.

I’ve been catching these stories cropping up here and there (quite a few flew out when gas prices started going down last fall), and today saw a couple of more. Which I had to share, because hey, optimism. 🙂 Read more…

Get Free Credit Reports


Under federal law, you are entitled to get free credit reports from each of the three major credit reporting companies every 12 months. Not surprisingly, there are any number of Websites out there trying to take advantage of this fact to lure you in and either charge you a fee or scam you. One site, however, is legitimate.

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Own a Woodstove? Plan Ahead


When you buy your wood can save you a lot of cash. Read more…

Keep Your Closets Closed to Save on Heat


It’s often the littlest things — or the smallest square footage — that can add up to savings. Read more…

How To Feed Your Family For $3/Day/Person


Looking to save on your weekly grocery bill?  Here’s one way. Read more…

Recycle HP Ink Cartridges


Have a printer ink cartridge sitting around and not sure what to do with it? If it’s an HP cartridge, HP will pay your shipping to recycle it. Read more…

Frugal Valentine Ideas For Any Day!


Roses Are Red… And Pretty Darn Expensive!

While the following ideas are specifically geared towards helping your and your mate or family express your Valentine’s love for each other without hawking your hearts to do it, you can really use these ideas any day of the year to show just how much you care. Ignore the retail pitchmen who try to convince you that your love and the heft of your wallet are synonymous. Sometimes the simplest of things reveal the best way of saying “I love you”.

-Give the gift of time. A great way to do this is to make up coupons or time certificates to give out to loved ones. Your time really is the most valuable and important gift you can give, and the list of “things” you can commit to here is nearly endless. Offer to do someone’s chores for a day, or walk the dog for a week. Cook a meal or a batch of cookies, or pick up the responsibility of cleaning up after by doing the dishes for a few days. Wash your mate’s car, offer back rubs or foot massages… anything that will be appreciated by the receiver is fair game to give. Read more…