Money Savers

Money Savers

The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Six Money-Saving Rules for the New Economy

This new economy requires some new approaches for managing our money and our lives. Here are my favorite money-saving strategies…

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23 Ways to Keep Heating Bills from Crushing You This Winter

This winter is sure to be hard on your pocketbook. To reduce your heating costs, take immediate action... NO-COST WAYS…

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How to Sell Unneeded Jewelry for the Best Prices

Gold and diamond values are way up This may be a good time to sell old jewelry that you don’t…

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Buy a Fridge in May and a Computer in August

Our guide to the best times to buy just about anything The prices of certain products fluctuate by 10% to…

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Made in America—Great Products Manufactured In the USA

Do you want to support your country by buying American, only you don’t know what’s made in the USA anymore?…

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How to Stretch Your Laundry Detergent

If you have laundry but not enough detergent, add one-quarter cup of baking soda to make up the difference. You…

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To Get the Best Price for Your Jewelry

What you need to keep in mind when selling your jewelry… Appraisals or bills of sale have little bearing on…

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How to Get a “Nice Guy Discount” on Appliances, Electronics, Furniture and More

Negotiating Strategies from The Ultimate Cheapskate Editor's Note: In good times or bad, this recession-era advice about negotiating a better…

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How the Wealthy Get That Way

Moneysaving Habits Anyone Can Learn Why do some people get so much more out of their money than others? These…

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Find the Best Price for Your Gas

Visit the web site www.gasbuddy.com and enter your ZIP code or the ZIP code of the area to which you’re…

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Drop Collision Insurance On Older Cars

When your vehicle is worth less than 10 times what you pay each year to insure it, collision insurance is…

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How America’s Cheapest Family Eats Great Food on $12 a Day

It’s tough to feed a five-member household on a shoestring, but that’s what we do. Two of our kids have…

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Low-Cost Holiday Gift Giving

 You don’t have to spend a lot of money to give great gifts. Here are some inexpensive—and fun—gifts to create…

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eBay, Craigslist or Amazon?

Where to sell your stuff You have items to sell online, but you’re not sure which site to use—eBay…Craigslist…or Amazon.com.…

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Get Paid for Using Less Energy

You can get tax breaks these days for leaner and cleaner energy usage. Many states have joined the federal government…