Where You Can Go To College For Free

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Tweet College can be incredibly expensive, but some colleges offer free tuition as well as room and board to their students.  One of the most recent to jump on the bandwagon was Stanford University, located in Stanford, California.  In an article dated March 2nd, 2008, in the Sacramento Bee, Stanford announced its plan to offer […]

How to Find College Textbooks for Cheap or Free

Tweet Let’s face it, financing an education is expensive.  In addition to tuition and fees, you have to factor in parking passes, extracurricular activities, and textbooks.  These items alone can cost you a hefty amount of change.  As a student or a parent of student, it won’t take you long to rack up a serious […]

Five Ways I Plan To Save Money in February

Tweet Now that January has passed and Christmas has been paid for, I’m sticking to my guns and tightening my belt.  There are a lot of areas of my life where I can save.  For February, I am sticking to five: Cable, Cell Phone, Lunch, Coupons, and Impulse Shopping. Although I like to think that […]

The Frugal Wedding: How to Get Married On the Cheap

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Tweet No matter how you look at it, getting married costs money.  There are marriage licenses to apply for, invitations to create, a venue to rent, and food to buy.  Even the most frugal couple can end up spending more than they bargained for when it comes to planning their wedding.  There is no need […]

Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Car?

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Tweet Owning a vehicle costs a lot of money. There’s no way around that. And if you rely on a vehicle to get you to and from work, you really have no choice but to own and then maintain a car that’s reliable. So, as your car begins to age and require frequent maintenance you’re […]

When Talk Is Cheap: Ways to Save Money On Your Phone Bill

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Tweet Overpriced data packages and pay-by-the-minute cell phone service can cost the average family a pretty penny.  In fact, the Utility Consumers’ Action Network, a San Diego consumer advocacy group, reported that the average cell phone user pays $3.02 a minute.  Customers paying for “anytime minutes” only use a third of the time allotted to […]

Finding Luxury Designer Goods at Low Prices

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Tweet We all know how good it feels to find luxury brand items at bargain prices.  In fact, we may be called frugal by everyone that knows us but we also enjoy products that are attractive, long lasting, and have less of a negative impact on the environment.  Those factors, along with our tight budget, […]

Online Black Friday Sales and Beyond

Tweet If you’re like me, you absolutely hate dealing with the crowds on Black Friday. To get in on the best deals you usually have to wake up at some ungodly hour before the sun comes up, stand in long lines for hours out in the cold, and even then, the chances of getting in […]

A New Shopper's Guide to Black Friday Shopping

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Tweet The idea of Black Friday can be daunting for anyone that has never been a part of the mayhem.  Stores around the country lure shoppers in with promises of low priced items and plenty of door prizes and giveaways.  The only catch is that in order for you to get that $100 laptop or […]

Going from Two Incomes to One

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Tweet How to Live on Just One Income Households with dual incomes are at a significant advantage. Typically, a married couple will share many of the same resources (housing, insurance, groceries, utilities, etc.) yet have two sources of income to pay the bills. As long as spending doesn’t get out of control it can really […]