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Shopping Help

Frugal Shopping Advice


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Shopping and Bargaining  Learn how to bargain to save money shopping.


Cash vs Plastic

Cash Controlled Spending    How to spend less money by using cash.



Frugal Shopping and the Importance of Color  How Color Affects Our Pocketbook, and how to save money shopping with careful use of color.



Color and Money: How Color Affects us Emotionally and Financially   Understanding color and saving money using color wisely.


Craig's List

Craig's List Crooks   A personal story of my latest ad experience on Craig's list and the attempted fraud.




Shopping the Seasonal Sales, by Nikki Willhite   A laundry list of when many items typically go on sale. 




Shopaholics: Fact or Fiction? by Nikki Willhite  The symptoms of a shopaholic,  and what to do if you find yourself in that category.




Christmas in July   The abundance of different personal electronic devices which have the same features and how to be frugal when choosing them.


Dumpster Diving, by Nikki Willhite   The facts about dumpster diving; why people do it, where and how.



Hoarders..... Really?    The who, what, when, where and why of hoarding.



How to Save Money on Appliances: Frugal Appliance Shopping, by Nikki Willhite  The most frugal way to purchase appliances.



Make Your Complaint Heard And Get Results, by James H. Dimmitt  The proper way to lodge a consumer complaint and get results.






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



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