Welcome to the Festival of Frugality! It’s been a hectic week juggling my activities. I’m starting another side job to bring some extra income as we work on buying the house. The Festival’s theme is juggling to reflect what I’ve been doing.
It also fits because many of these wonderful topics were hard to categorize as they had some great information. I hope you find what you’re looking for here.
I really enjoyed these posts and think that they offer some good food for thought and practical tips.
- Free Money Finance presents How to Save Money on Moving.
- Tyler presents Prioritize Your Sustainable Pursuits.
- My Life ROI presents Guide to Getting Hired Quickly.
- Gather Little By Little asks,Purchase with or without a credit card?
- The Dough Roller presents 75 Painless Money-Saving Tips .
Travel and Trips
Two great posts on a topic not mentioned frequently with frugality.
- Man vs Debt analyzes the Cost of Living Abroad: International Bloggers Share Expenses.
- Money Help For Christians looks into What is the Cheapest Way to Exchange Foreign Currency?
Saving on Bills
If you’re looking to cut down your bills, here are some wonderful articles. Redirect the money on what matters to you.
- Fletcher answers, How much paint do I need?
- Suburban Wife writes about Coupon Scams Cramming your Phone Bill.
- Provident Planning runs the numbers on The Mortgage Interest Deduction: It’s Not as Good as You Think.
- Couple Money offers some Tips on Cutting Your Health Care Expenses.
- Satellite TV Guru hunts for the Best Satellite TV Service.
- Stop the Ride has a frugal contest with Family Feasts for $75 a Week -Giveaway.
- The Digerati Life compares Cheap Web Hosting Services For Those On A Budget.
- PT Money gives some advice on How to Keep TV from Stealing Your Money and Your Life.
- The Canadian Finance Blog shows you How To Make Your Car Last Longer.
Banking and Money
Any edge you can get with your finances is great idea. Be a step ahead with these posts.
- The Smarter Wallet had a great HSBC Direct Review: Top Savings Account.
- Help For Your Personal Finance shows you HOW TO SAVE FOR A RAINY DAY: .
- Monevator gives Seven ways to invest in the stock market when you’ve got no money.
- Money Under 30 warns that AT&T Wireless Rebate Visa Gift Cards Are A Raw Deal.
- Saving to Inve$t presents The Power of Compounding – $1 Million Now or Penny Doubling for a Month.
- Financial Highway wonders Is This A Double Dip Recession?
- MoneyNing makes you think with Gambling My Way to Financial Freedom.
- Banker Saver gives info on CD Ladder Basics: Diversifying With Certificates of Deposit.
Being frugal with you food doesn’t mean being cheap. In fact, I noticed frugal people tend to care more about food and getting the best value, not just the best price.
- Get Rich Slowly has tips on Slash Your Grocery Bill With Store-Brand Products.
- Kitchen Stewardship guides you through Cultures for Health Room Temp Yogurt .
- Chief Family Officer teaches by example with How I got $130 worth of groceries for FREE & how you can do the same.
- The Paycheck Chronicles shows the ropes with Watch Carefully at the Warehouse Clubs .
- Out of Debt Again presents Cash System for Groceries Week 1 «Out of Debt Again.
Do you have to spend money to save money? Where does tipping end? Are you allowed to splurge if you’re frugal? Find the answers to these questions below.
- Redeeming Riches has an interesting take on How to Save (Potentially) Thousands by Spending $3.99.
- Me in millions asks if Outlet shopping, really a good deal?
- Frugal Babe gives her thoughts on Not Loving Things That Can’t Love Me Back.
- Darwin’s Finance is a bit annoyed on To Tip or Not to Tip –Tip Jars in Odd Places.
- Free From Broke wonders Should We Buy Beatles Rock Band?
These posts didn’t fit a specific topic, but you’ll some useful information.
- Craft Stew gets pretty frugal and creative Dollar Store Craft Supplies.
- Budgets are Sexy offers some creative ideas on How To Pay Rent By Volunteering For Science Experiments.
- Money Smart Life reminds some that Life is Short, Save and Spend Wisely for those Left Behind.
- FruGal has some Simple (and cheap) ways to brighten up a dull day.
- Monroe on a Budget presents How to carry the Halloween loot.
- The Financial Blogger asks Should I Rent or Buy a Condo?
- M is for Money looks ahead a few months on Christmas is Coming .