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Checks
 
 

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Save money on checks by using your bank's free online bill paying service as much as possible.  Buy thrift friendly checks online from discount online check sites or online with stores like Walmart.  You can also ask your bank for some free generic checks, but they won't have your personal information printed on them.

 

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Here are some more frugal tips for checks.

- Be careful when depositing checks from other people.  Some banks will charge you if their check bounces.  Talk with your bank about their procedures.
 
- Activate overdraft protection at your bank.  It may be free, but sometimes you have to ask
for it.
 
- Be aware of taking checks from strangers in return for merchandise.  If it is a big item, let
the check clear before letting go of your items.
 
-Avoid using checks.  Use free bill pay instead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tightwad Tidbits

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Click below to find hundreds of money saving
tips in alphabetical order

 

A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles

 

B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons

 

C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards

 

D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers

 

E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner

 

F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture

 

G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries

 

H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers

 

I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing

 

J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail

 

K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers

 

L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions

 

M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms

 

N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts

 

O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens

 

P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins

 

Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting

 

R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol

 

S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk

 

T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners

 

U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities

 

V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths

 

W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths

 

XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini