Spark some savings in your dining budget this Independence Day. While most will celebrate July 4th with picnics, barbecues and watching fireworks, hungry bargain hunters can enjoy the holiday by chomping on cheap eats in … [Read More...]
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For the first time in decades, American shoppers are having to deal with rising prices on just about everything. At Living on the Cheap, we’ve been helping people stretch their dollars for years. Here’s our advice about how to save money on almost everything, including utilities; car expenses; groceries; entertainment and TV; dining out; clothing; college; and pet care.
Going without a car used to be realistic only if you lived in a large city with good public. transportation. But the “sharing economy” that brought you AirBnB and Uber also makes it possible to have access to a private vehicle only when you need it. Here’s how a car-sharing service can save you lots of money.
Spending time on the phone with customer service can be annoying, but it can also trim your monthly utility, phone, insurance and credit-card bills.
Here’s a supermarket secret: You can save money on groceries by purchasing pantry staples such as grains, beans, flours and spices from the bulk bins. Buy as much as you need for a recipe, or enough to last you for months. Your budget will thank you.
Online classes. Working remotely. Online job applications and bill paying. High-speed internet access is as critical to the modern world as electricity, but it can also be hard to afford. But there’s good news this week for people who have struggled to pay for internet access at home. As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, […]
Will keeping your car washed help you save money on gas? What about not using air conditioning? And does it matter how you park your car? Check out these hypermiling techniques and take your automotive thriftiness a step further.
If you don’t have cable, you can still watch pro football, baseball and other major league sports. Here’s how.
Cutting your grocery bill is one of the best ways to save when money is tight, but it can seem like one of the hardest. After all, everyone has to eat, right? Fortunately, Living on the Cheap was founded by two women who literally wrote a book about saving money on groceries and other items. Here’s their best advice —and don’t worry, you don’t have to clip coupons!
Can you go an entire month only spending money on absolute necessities? Take the no-spend challenge to find out — and jumpstart your savings.
Wedding season is upon us, and for guests that can mean spending a lot of cash. Whether you’re going to a wedding of a … [Read More...]
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To celebrate Independence Day, Target is offering a weeklong discount for military personnel, veterans and their … [Read More...]
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