Blog Posts - Frugality



How To Buy On Craigslist – Our 16 Tips Buying Guide

We love Craigslist! That’s right, here in the Frugality Is Free family, we are strong believers in shopping at Craigslist. Not only do we get to buy furniture we can afford, but we get to buy real furniture – you know the kind made out of...
by Frugality Is Free on Dec 14, 2016

Book Review: The Wisdom of Frugality by Emrys Westacott

Mr. Westacott examines why smart people have been preaching frugality since the dawn of the written word. He asks many questions and challenge some notions on frugality based on this new world we live in.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Aug 15, 2016

Frugal Tips For Shopping Antique Malls And Thrift Stores

Lately I've been getting out almost every day, despite the heat. My ankle has been doing well and I'm not wearing the boot. Haven't been for about 3-4 weeks now. So yesterday I was drawn back to my favorite antique mall in Jenks, just a few mile...
by Cozy Little House on Jul 14, 2016

Things Add Up

I stumbled upon a great Cashville Skyline blog post recently that pondered the question “why is it that as a society, we are so enamored of the idea of frugality,  yet we are not actually saving? ” I started thinking about it, and I real...
by Brooklyn Bread on Jul 11, 2016

3 Easy Steps to Chop $ FAST OFF your Household Bills

This is gonna be a REALLY short post...so pay attention.If you implement only these 3 EASY Steps, you will IMMEDIATELY start saving money OFF your household bills:NUMBER 1:  Start doing ALL your laundry in COLD water. Not cool water, not wa...
by You Can Know Anything on Jun 9, 2016

Why I Need A Budget (And You Do, Too!)

I have a confession to make.  I haven’t lived by a budget in far too long (and my bank account is showing it)! How about you? Are you disciplined or would you rather go to the dentist than think about creating a budget?    I know that crea...
by Women With Intention on Apr 18, 2016

Decluttering when poor & the fear of minimalism

Have you ever tried to pare down your belongings when you have no money? It takes a steady hand and a brave heart, that's for sure.I came across Marie Kondo's book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizin...
by Hobo Mama on Apr 4, 2016

Frugal Goals

I'm always looking for ways to save money. Frugal tips for simple living, etc.  I don't think I can get my utilities lowered more. I have worked on that this past year. My Cox cable bill, a bundled package of home phone, unlimited US long...
by Cozy Little House on Mar 18, 2016

What To Buy In March

Isn’t it fun when you get a great deal on something that you were wanting to buy anyway?  I always get a big rush when I can stock up on something that we use a lot for a low price!  This is especially true with groceries (and it helps so I c...
by Women With Intention on Mar 4, 2016

15 Everyday Items You Can Stop Buying

Original Article:http://apartmentprepper.com/19227-2/This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.comWith food prices increasing almost daily, the additional expense to buy weekly groceries is cutting into other budget items.  Start thinking ab...
by Daily Survival on Feb 15, 2016

How To Sell on Craigslist – Ten Tips To Make Money By Decluttering

As we are preparing our move to greener pastures, we’ve been cleaning out big time here in the Frugality Is Free family. Over the years, we’ve been both buying and selling on Craigslist, and at this point we have the Craigslist selling do...
by Frugality Is Free on Feb 11, 2016

How To Sell on Craigslist – Ten Tips To Make Money By Decluttering

As we are preparing our move to greener pastures, we’ve been cleaning out big time here in the Frugality Is Free family. Over the years, we’ve been both buying and selling on Craigslist, and at this point we have the Craigslist selling do...
by Frugality Is Free on Feb 11, 2016

Examples of Extreme Frugality

Have you ever asked yourself if you are a little “too cheap?” There are people who are frugal, and there are people who go way beyond frugal. There are people who go as far as dumpster diving for food or even share a toothbrush (gross). W...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jan 22, 2016

5 Easy Ways To Save Money This Year

No matter what goals or resolutions you set for this year, most people either wanted to save money to buy something new, go somewhere, or try a new experience!  Did you have any of those on your list? The big question is: how are you going to save...
by Women With Intention on Jan 11, 2016

My 10 Goals For January 2016

  Payoff credit card.  December was a really expensive month this year with the added expenses of finishing our house and my root canal.  I don’t mind using my credit card for rewards but it needs to be paid off. Make 2 extra payments on...
by Women With Intention on Jan 7, 2016

My 2016 Goals

2016! A new start full of promise, hope, and excitement! I love sitting down and planning the new year.  It’s a blank calendar ready to be filled with dreams and experiences! My 2016 One Word is delight. When I sat down to work on my 2016 goal...
by Women With Intention on Jan 5, 2016

Happy New Year

  We would like to wish all of our readers an amazing 2016! Here in the Frugality Is Free family we bid the new year welcome with expectations for a year full of changes, as we embark on an exciting journey together as a family. Happy New Year!
by Frugality Is Free on Jan 1, 2016

Happy New Year

  We would like to wish all of our readers an amazing 2016! Here in the Frugality Is Free family we bid the new year welcome with expectations for a year full of changes, as we embark on an exciting journey together as a family. Happy New Year!
by Frugality Is Free on Jan 1, 2016

The 13 Best Gifts for Travelers

The post The 13 Best Gifts for Travelers appeared first on Club Thrifty. Finding the best gifts for travelers doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. These 13 items are some of our favorites to use while traveling the world. The post The 13 Best G...
by Club Thrifty on Nov 27, 2015

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Geeks You Love

The post Holiday Gift Ideas for the Geeks You Love appeared first on Club Thrifty. A new website aimed at gift ideas for geeks and nerds has made its way into the mainstream, and for a limited time you can earn 4% cash back! Here's how. The post Holi...
by Club Thrifty on Nov 25, 2015


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