Personal Finance Bloggers Share Their Very Best Money Saving Tips
In July of 2006, I asked my fellow personal finance bloggers to share their very best money saving tips.
My goal was to create a list of tips for getting out of debt, saving money, and living frugally.
Since that time, the number of personal finance blogs has grown. I wanted to give bloggers – new and old alike – the chance to add their tips to the list.
Some of the blogs that used to exist, no longer do, and I’ve removed the links associated with those blogs.
I’ve removed the dead-links and and organized the working-links.
If you are a blogger and you have a tip that you would like to share – and it’s not already listed below – click here to send me the url for you tip. I’ll add your tip to the list. You do not have to be a personal finance blogger in order to participate. Feel free to take one of the tips listed below and expand upon it, or come up with your own, unique tip.
If you are a reader, and you have a tip that you would like to share, leave a comment and I’ll add your tip to the list.
(If you are a blogger and you have linked to my old list of tips, please change your link so that it directs your readers to this post. Also, if you contributed a link in the past, and you don’t see it here, please resubmit the link. I tried to keep everything together, but I may have missed your tip.)
- Mighty Bargain Hunter suggests buying used products instead of buying new.
- Frugal For Life suggests checking out the dumpster for goods that you can reuse.
- Beyond Broke suggests that we stay home – and out of the shops.
- A Dollop Of Sour Cream suggests that you make a list – and wait.
- Blogging Away Debt suggests one last look in the shopping cart.
- Udandi suggests that you shop the perimeter of the grocery store.
- Seeking Contentment suggests that you utilize your local library.
- Pragmatic Finance .
- We’re In Debt suggests taking public transportation.
- Debt Free suggests shopping at warehouse stores.
- Double2Mil suggests visiting a few garage sales.
- Smith’s Trading Post suggests eliminating a few vices.
- Early Retirement Extreme suggests using firewood.
- Dollar Frugal .
- BeingFrugal suggests knowing your weaknesses.
- Girls Just Want To Have Funds .
- My Two Dollars suggests buying stamps at a discount.
- The Penny Saved suggests eating at home (and buying a yacht).
- Million Dollar Journey suggests eating at home before you eat out.
Saving At Home
- The Good Human suggests buying compact fluorescent light bulbs.
- Simply Us suggests planning your meals.
- Boston Gal’s Open Wallet suggests that you share expenses with neighbors and friends.
- Mapgirl .
- Tired But Happy .
- Easy Change suggests eating half of the pizza.
- Fruitful Words suggests using a blanket.
- Single Guy Money suggests taking your lunch to work.
- Prime Time Money suggests ways to save when going to the movies.
- Motherhood101 suggests 10 things for $10 or less.
- Millionaire Neumes .
- Cash Money Life suggests using a programmable thermostat.
- Lazy Man suggests that you pay yourself first.
- Don’t Mess With Taxes suggests listening to your mother.
- Merle Sneed suggests checking out your insurance policies.
- Confessions suggests that you be more aware of why you make decisions.
- Mortar Board suggests that you volunteer more.
- Beyond The Consumer suggests that you save a percentage from each check.
- Brian’s Money .
- Paid Twice suggests a little snowflaking.
- MoneyManagemenAndYou .
- Pro Bargain Hunter suggests maxing-out your 401k.
- Chief Family Officer suggests learning about investments that produce income.
(Please bookmark this page – I’ll update it as new tips are received.)