10 Clever Frugal Living Tips


Track Your Spending

Knowing what you have coming in and where your money is going out can help you identify opportunities to save.

No. 1

Save Money on Groceries

To save money on groceries, try buying in bulk and taking advantage of store sales, discounts, and coupon apps.

No. 2

Cut Down on Energy Costs

Unplug any electrical appliances that you don’t need. Hang your clothes on the line instead of using the dryer.

No. 3

Cut Down on Entertainment

Entertainment costs can quickly add up. There are also plenty of free or low-cost activities that you can do. 

No. 4

Watch Credit Card Spending

Leave your credit card at home in a hard-to-reach place to slow down the buying process.

No. 5

Go Meatless

Meat can be expensive so if you’re looking for ways to spend less money, go meatless.

No. 6

Practice DIY

You don’t need to be a pro handyman, but learning some basic skills and taking on small projects can save you a ton of money.

No. 7

Buy Used Items

You can find great deals on used furniture, clothing, and electronics online or at thrift stores.

No. 8

Join a Bartering Community

If you’re looking to acquire things without the need for financial exchange, bartering is a great option.

No. 9

Shop at ethnic grocery stores

Even better, this kind of thrifty shopping will help broaden your culinary experience without breaking the bank.

No. 10

Catch The Swimming Monkeys

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