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Thrift Stores
 
 

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You will save the most money shopping at thrift stores in upscale neighborhoods.  People with more money pass on their items with more regularity.  Their items are usually in better condition, better quality, and last longer.

 

Shop on the week days to find the latest deliveries.  Ask store personnel for help determining the best hours of the day.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some more frugal tips to save money at thrift stores.

 

- Carry a tape measure and sizes of family members with you.
 
- Bring shoe sizes or templates of shoe sizes for family members.
 
- Carry samples of decorator colors used in your home.
 
- Keep a list with you of items to check so you don't forget to look for something you need.
 
- Learn to block out the "junk" and look for the "treasure."  It can be hard to find it with so many distractions. Most items look better when brought home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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