FrugalWorld

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

Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce: When to Buy Each

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Let’s face it: pesticides are bad. They kill bugs, for Pete’s sake, so they can’t be all that good for your average human. Research has linked human exposure to pesticides to cancer, neurological damage, birth defects, possible early-onset Parkinson’s… the list goes on and on.

So you should avoid regular produce and eat organic, right? It’s a good strategy, but also an expensive one. Organic produce can be a great deal more expensive than regular produce. I was in the local supermarket the other day and saw organic onions that were DOUBLE what they were charging for regular onions. There has to be a middle road… Read more…

Books: “Worth It… Not Worth It?” by Jack Otter

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The Executive Editor of CBS MoneyWatch.com takes a look at some of the pressing financial questions you’ll run across in your life and boils it down to a simple question: “Is it worth it?” Read more…

Report: Beware Senior Checking Accounts

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A new report by the Pew Safe Checking in the Electronic Age Project finds that far from being a plus for seniors, checking accounts geared specifically towards seniors may offer no appreciable benefits or even cost more than traditional basic checking accounts. Read more…

Education Secretary Hosts Free Web Chat (Friday, 8/24/12)

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Have questions about how to finance a college education? You’ll get the chance this Friday at 11 am when the US Education Secretary Arne Duncan holds a free web chat, hosted by Today Money. Read more…

Tips for Saving on Back To School Shopping

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Getting your child back into the classroom can be expensive… if you let it be. The following tips will help you to avoid going overboard this year in terms of back to school shopping.

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No Facebook? We’ll Keep Your Resume on File…

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It used to be that you had to be careful what you said on Facebook if you were in the market for a new job. Now not saying anything at all may be a strike against you. Read more…

Protecting Your Savings From Inflation

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This CNN Money video looks at ways that you can prevent inflation from chipping away at your retirement savings. Read more…

Five Most Employment-Friendly Degrees

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If you’re looking to get a degree that has the best potential to land you your dream job, avoid English (smacks self in head) and concentrate on the following. Read more…

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