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Frugal living is fun

Spending your money carefully and frugally doesn't always mean giving up life's pleasures. You could stash your savings to splurge on a vacation, for more weekend getaways, or to buy a boat. Remember, stretching your budget is smart. It's savvy. It is an attitude. Embrace it and start planning that trip to Tahoe.

 
The new frugal you
Cut home energy costs

Use these 17 money-saving tips to manage your energy expenses.

 
11 ways to cut your phone expenses

Cut out those extra phone services and save on fees.

 
Trim the fat from your grocery list and the bill

There are at least 32 ways to save on groceries.

 
Homemade meals cost a whole lot less

Try one or all 14 of these dining tips and save whether eating in or out.

 
Check your spending and stretch your paycheck

Give yourself a raise by hanging on to more of what you get.

 
22 ways to build an emergency fund

Start stashing some cash for a vacation fund, too.

 

 

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