Welcome to the latest edition of the Festival of Frugality where we get to highlight some of the best posts in the blogosphere geared towards frugality and saving money. For many of us today is the return from a nice three day weekend thanks to it being the Memorial Day holiday here in the States yesterday. As you’re recovering from the long weekend I encourage you to check out some of the great reads of the past week. Please remember to link back to the Carnival if your post was included and if you’d like to submit a blog post for next week you can do so here.
Dinks Finance at Dinks Finance presents Save Money and Be Healthy at the Same Time. Being healthy and saving money shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. Here’s how to live a healthy life AND save money at the same time!
Miss T at Prairie Eco-Thrifter presents Inexpensive Ways to Modernize Your Home. Everyone wants to live in a nice, updated home, but sometimes you just don’t have the money to do so. These tips may give your home that breath of fresh air that you crave without breaking the bank.
SFB at Simple Finance Blog presents How to Book Cheap Flights and Air Travel Deals. Are you planning to take a vacation sooner? Then it is most likely that you must be hunting through several booking sites and airline websites in search of a good deal to find a cheap flight ticket.
Amanda L Grossman at Frugal Confessions presents How Frugality Can Lead to, and Sustain, an Extreme Early Retirement. Many of you know that I grew up on a family dairy farm in Pennsylvania.
SBB at Simple Budget Blog presents Cutting Back Household Expenses. In these trying economic times, everyone is trying to figure out how to stretch their dollars further and downsize their budgets without sacrificing necessary services. Among the needed expenses of a household are utilities such as gas, electric, water, groceries, and other expenses such as cable TV and high speed internet.The post Cutting Back Household Expenses appeared first on Simple Budget.
Debt Guru at Debt Free Blog presents Rougher Times: Tips to Living Through Budget Limits. Sometimes budget limits can be hard to handle, but they’re necessary in tough times. Here are tips on planning a tight budget to help you and your finances.
Mr. Frenzy at Frenzied Finances presents Fashion Finance: Looking Great Without Going Broke. Whether you love it or not, clothes shopping is a necessity – and often an expensive one. Don’t fear – here are great tips on fashion for cheap.
Katrina at Canadian Budget Binder presents I Can Buy it, But Can I Afford it? Just because you have the money doesn’t mean you have the money to spend on everything you want. Asking yourself important questions about your own finances coupled with planning is key to staying in control of your finances.
Mama Suqirrel at Dewey’s Treehouse presents Frugal Tips for Fashionable Dolls. Sewing tips to help turn scraps and snaps into fashions for the 18-inch crowd.
Nikki at The Frugal Toad presents 3 Fun and Frugal Summer Get-Togethers. Staying home during the summer doesn’t need to be boring. You don’t have to go away to have fun. Plan some fun family-friendly events that that you can look forward to throughout the summer.
Emily at Evolving Personal Finance presents Attend Wedding But Don’t Go Into Debt. My response to a recent CNN articles on racking up credit card debt attending weddings and bachelor parties. Would you go into debt to attend these events and have you ever been invited to a destination wedding or bachelor(ette) party?
Jen at Frugal Rules presents Why I’ll Always Be a Fan of the Dollar Store. Going to a Dollar Store can always be an adventure. You might find some good deals and not so good deals. If you know what you’re doing though, you can score a really good deal and save a good bit of money in the process.
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