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Portable Floor Air Conditioners: Frugal Air Conditioning for Your Home   How to save money and cool down your house with a portable floor air conditioner.



Save Money on Electricity,  by Nikki Willhite.  How to Cut Your Electric Bill.



You and Your Heating Ducts   How sealing your heating ducts saves you money, and the the need to check with your utility company for rebates.


You and Your Home Insulation - The insulation your home needs and how to save time and money on it.



Watching Your Meters   Learn where your meters are, how they work, and what makes them spin and spend money.




Frugal Kitchen Faucet Selection: Eco Faucets: Friend or Foe?  How to choose a kitchen faucet and the new ECO friendly low-flow faucets.


Water Heater Savings  How to save money on both water usage and heating water with our water heaters.



Keeping Cool in the Summer   How to keep your home and yourself cooler in the hot weather.


The Day the Lights Went Out in Seattle   What happens if you are not prepared for an emergency and some emergency advice.


The Untold Story of Hurricane Andrew  Nature's devastation from the journal of an insurance adjuster.







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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