Paying off debt requires you to build your budget. This post shares budgeting strategies and tools to help you breathe new life into your money!

Queen of Free

Think Budgets are the "B" word? Think again!

Foods You Always Need In Your Pantry

- Living on a Dime

Foods You Always Need In Your Pantry - Be Prepared!

8 Depression Era Money Saving Tips - Here are some life hacks from the depression era that can help you save money and spend less.

Premeditated Leftovers

8 Depression Era Money Saving Tips

It takes important skills to live your most frugal life- the more skills you learn, the more money you save! Discover 7 frugal skills you should know!

7 Frugal Skills You Should Know - Color Me Frugal

If you have ever gotten a raise and noticed that you run out of money just as quickly as you did before, you probably live above your means. The good news is that you can learn to live below your means.

Frugal Living Mom

How to Live Beneath Your Means

tips for living on next to nothing when money is tight

Smart Money, Simple Life

When Money Is Tight - Tips for Living on Next to Nothing - Smart Money, Simple Life

"Our electricity bill has been dropping for years. It's the result of a combination of little and big DIY things we've done around the house that has added up to real savings, despite increases from the utility company.” I wish I had known about these tricks years ago—so Awesome!"

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I love real life stories like this that inspire me to do realistic things like this - pay off debt!! Hehe

The Paleo Mama

How We Paid Off More Than $27,000 of Debt in 6 Months...and Still Ate Paleo! - The Paleo Mama

27 Genius (and Accurate!) Kohl's Shopping Hacks

The Krazy Coupon Lady

27 Genius (and Accurate!) Kohl's Shopping Hacks - The Krazy Coupon Lady

35 frugal recipes to make when you're broke

35 Frugal Recipes to Make When You're Broke - Graceful Little Honey Bee

A complete meal plan to feed a family of four for $70 a week, including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meals only take 20 minutes to make thanks to chinese stir fry.

The Busy Budgeter

Our $70/week Grocery Budget for 4 People: 20 Min. Meals! Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Includes Grocery List and Price List). - The Busy Budgeter

Need to save money and live frugally? These are 16 tips from my great-grandmother in 1913 that still apply today. Read now for time tested tips to stretch your dollar

16 Ways to Save Money and Live Frugally

Keeping a $300 budget for the month. She includes a few of her super cheap recipes as well!

Keeping Our Household Budget Under $300 a Month (Part 1 of 4)

Think it's not possible to eat well for $30 per week? You've GOT to read this excellent post from It has a complete week's worth of meals you can make for just $25 total!

Money Saving Mom®

Is it possible to survive on a $30 per week grocery budget?

He Drills A Hole Through A Flower Pot. What He Does Next Can Save You A Lot Of Money

WATCH: He Drills A Hole Through A Flower Pot. What He Does Next Can Save You A Lot Of Money

How to Remodel a Home on a Shoestring Budget budget friendly home deocr #homedecor #decor #diy


How to Remodel a Home on a Shoestring Budget

How to Sell Your Stuff--great tips for selling items via Craigslist, Ebay, Facebook, or Garage Sales (and for knowing which one to use!) Post includes a free printable "stuff to sell" list!

Living Well Spending Less®

How to Sell Your Stuff - Living Well Spending Less®

Thriving and not just surviving on 30,000 a year is a series of tips and tricks that will help you be successful in managing your finances and at the same time enjoy life.

Real Advice Gal

Best Frugal Tips - Madame Deals, Inc.

10 ways to lower your grocery budget drastically that you are going to want to see! I feed my family of four on $150 a month!

Ways to Lower Your Grocery Budget

30 things you can stop buying at Walmart that you can make at home


30 Everyday Products You Can Make Instead of Buying at Walmart

Save 100's of dollars at the grocery store using these tips.

Snail Pace Transformations

10 Ways Thrifty People Save Money On Groceries - Snail Pace Transformations

Here's 13 Tips that helped me during my husbands time of unemployment. A MUST read for all families!

Blessed Beyond A Doubt
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How to Slash Your Electric Bill -Frugal Homeschool Family

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20 Foods Thrifty People Freeze to Save Money - BargainBriana

Check out this 1000+ item Costco Products Price list, broken down into unit prices for easy comparison between Costco & other stores for your favorite products.

Thrifty NW Mom
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