Frugal Tips

Frugal tips for all. Simple ways to save and earn.

Frugal Desserts: Easy Eclair Recipe

Sep-27-2014 By Frugal 101

I have to confess that when I got married, I didn’t know how to cook, which is pretty unusual for an Eastern European woman. I ruined quite a few recipes before I learned how to make even the most basic things. This éclair recipe was one of very few things that I didn’t screw up and the taste….. You have to try them yourself.
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Frugal Romantic Date Ideas Part 2

Sep-20-2014 By Frugal 101

Frugal Romantic Date Ideas Part 1

4.    One of the neatest and the most romantic things to do together is to prepare a meal. You will not only save money by not going out, but create an unforgettable experience. Especially if both of you don’t know how to cook. Learning together is so much fun. Besides, it is not the outcome that matters, but the quality of time spent together.
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Is Eliminating Debt Always a Good Idea?

Sep-13-2014 By Frugal 101

Even though I am an advocate of debt free living I have to admit that sometimes there are situations when eliminating debt may be a mistake.

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Five Simple Ways to Reduce Debt Fast

Sep-6-2014 By Frugal 101

There are many ways to reduce debt fast, but not all of them are easy.

These are my favorite ways to eliminate debt, because they don’t require much effort, but are quite effective.

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15 Interesting Money Facts

Aug-30-2014 By Frugal 101

•    The 100 dollar bill has been the largest denomination of currency since 1969 (in circulation).

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I have been in a very romantic mood lately, so I decided to search the web for tips how to be romantic on a budget. It is amazing how much information you can find just buy using Google. Even though many tips were kind of corny, there were plenty of fresh and original ideas that anyone can implement into their romantic life. Read the rest of this entry »

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Save Money by Making Things Last Longer part I: Clothes, Jeans, Knitwear, Carpet

Save Money by Making Things Last Longer part II: Nail Polish, Lipstick, Food Mattress

9.    Cell phone Battery. Turn your phone off when you are not planning to be using it (when you sleep or when you are water-skiing, for example). Also, if you are somewhere where there is poor reception, turn the phone off. When your phone is searching for service, it is working very hard, so they battery will die fast. Read the rest of this entry »

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If your credit card debt is more than $10,000, then you have a great chance to wipe it off by up to 50%.

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If you read my blog you know that I am an Internet junkie, who does everything, including her shopping, online. I love shopping online so much, because it saves my nerves (I don’t have to chase my kids down the isles), time (can visit multiple stores within minutes), gas (a big plus these days) and, most importantly, money.

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As if college tuition isn’t high enough, those “evil” professors make you buy textbooks. These textbooks usually cost a hundred bucks or more, so for full-time students who are talking 5 classes, books cost more than $500.

The most effective way to save money on textbooks, according to my ex-classmates, was not buying them at all. studentAmazingly, they somehow passed the classes and got more than D’s for them. Since I have always been a nerd, I didn’t want to do that. I didn’t want to pay several hundred bucks for books either, so I found other ways to save. Read the rest of this entry »

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