Frugal Living

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Looking for a super easy way to earn a little extra cash online? There are many ways to earn rewards on Swagbucks, by doing nothing more than your usual internet activities!

Yard sales and garage sales area a great way to earn some extra cash while decluttering. Here are 40+ yard sale tips for a successful money-making sale!

Have you been bitten by the travel bug? These 15 frugal ideas help you dream, plan, and fill up your travel fund as soon as possible. You'll also find clever ways to create travel-like experiences right at home!

20 real companies that pay you to work from home

Virtual Assisting is flexible, fun, and one of the best ways to earn extra income from home! Whether you need a little extra spending money, or want to help out your family`s bottom line, this in-depth post has everything you need to get started, including where to find your first job.

I love flying Southwest and fly it almost exclusively. Over the years, I've learned a lot about how to save even more money at one of the most affordable airlines. Learn my best money saving hacks for Southwest Airlines today.

Ever wondered if there was a way to preserve milk without freezing the entire gallon? This simple method eliminates waste, saves money, and is perfect for use in soups, smoothies, and baking. No more crying over spoiled milk!

I asked some of the top frugal and personal finance bloggers for the money skills everyone should know - I got SEVENTY. Seventy skills for financial success, how many do you know?

I recently heard from a reader asking, "How do I tell my husband about my credit card debt?" I offered to turn her question over to my readers for help and they offered some great advice.

Its totally possible to avoid a car loan. Read the number one trick to pay cash for your car!

How we got our current stainless, french door refrigerator for only $14!

I have been searching for the perfect 8x10 area rug and hate how pricey they are! I can't believe all of these cost less than $300. Any of these would look awesome in our living room, and BONUS, you get an extra $10 off if you shop through her link in the blog post!

I don't say "I can't afford," and it's not because of what it reveals about our finances. See what you think. Changing the way you talk might change your finances too!

Is your grocery budget out of control? Here`s how to pinpoint which foods are ruining your budget, and how to save money on each!

You have seen the lists. 152 ways to save money, 43 to slash your budget, but all of those focus on small savings. We're here to show you strategies to save more than a few pennies here or there out of your tube of toothpaste. These are 40 astute ways to save at least $10 a pop, well worth your time and energy.

Every household budget should be tracking their monthly income. Here`s why this is the FIRST {and most essential!} step to beginner budgeting. Includes a free download!

Deciding when to have kids (and when to stop) is even more personal than finances. So should you wait to have children (or more children) until you are debt-free? We're not. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't. Here's why!

Good habits are good, bad habits are bad. Read about the habits that frugal minded people have broken and how it helps them save more, achieve their goals sooner, and just plain old not waste money on things that don't matter!

5 Simple Ways I'm Making Money - A list of easy ideas that anyone can do to make money this year!

We talk about saving money but do we know or understand what we are saving for? Learn what to save for this year to help you get finances ready.

Despite all the hype and marketing of anti-frizz products, you only need to practice these 7 frizzy hair tips to manage your mane. They`re cost-effective AND they actually work! See this blogger`s transformation in just 4 weeks.

A new mattress doesn't have to break the bank. We slept on this sub-$500 mattress for 30 days and give our honest feedback here (plus coupons exclusive to iHeartBudgets readers)

It can be incredibly overwhelming to look at the thousands and thousands of dollars still owed on your home and wonder how you`ll ever whittle it down, but these 6 ideas will help get you started. Use them to significantly reduce your mortgage or eliminate the payment entirely! {31 Days to Radically Reduce Your Expenses, Day 1}

We all go through frugal fluctuations.  In some seasons of life we are willing to do more to save money than in others.  Are you in a spending season or a saving season?

Whether you have a birth mom, step-mom, adopted mom, or special mothering figure in your life, these mothers day gift ideas show her how much you care. Everything comes in under $30.00 or less, and will be treasured for years to come!