frugal living, thrift, saving money and penny pinching banner

 

Frugal Living, Thrift, and Saving Money

  Search Frugal Happy Families by Keyword Below

Tightwad Tidbits for Frugal Living  

piggy bank

Gasoline
 
 

gas station pump nozzle

 

Thrift and car expenses do not go hand-in-hand.  Automobiles are expense to buy, run, and maintain. There are many ways to save money on gas and to drive your car in a frugal manner.  Some tips save a lot of money, others save just a little.  The biggest way to save on gasoline is to just drive less.  Do not take your car out for just one thing.  Keep a list of errands you need to run, and do them at times when you must take out the car.

You don't need to spend more than a minute warming up your car.  Turn the car off if you need to idle, out of traffic, more than 30 seconds. Drive it at a steady speed. 

Keep your car as light as possible by removing unnecessary items from the trunk or back of the car.   Hold off on the air-conditioning and keep the windows closed. Keep up the maintenance on your car, and keep your tires inflated. 

 

dollar bill being stretched

 

Frugal footnotes:

Here are more frugal tips to save money on gasoline.

 

- Buy quality gas at a discounted price at stores like Costco.
 
- Keep up car tuned up.
 
- Keep your tired inflated properly.
 
- Keep windows closed.
 
- Remove unnecessary weight from your car.
 
- Don't run the air conditioner.
 
- Drive at an even speed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tightwad Tidbits

piggy bank

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

A

B

  C

D

 E

F

           

G

 H

 I

 J

K

L

           

 M 

 N

 O

 P

 Q

R

           

S

 T

 U

 V

 W

  XYZ