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Make the Most of Your Onboard Personal Item

You already know you can usually take one carryon bag and one personal item aboard flights. Now that the most airlines charge extra for checked luggage, we travelers are getting creative with our personal items. My solution is to use … Continue reading

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Save Money When You Have a Surprise Baby

A guest blog by Aimee, the daughter of Fiercely Frugal Savage Sister Diana Within days of losing my job last year, I was shocked to learn I was pregnant. After fourteen years of marriage, my husband and I had assumed … Continue reading

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Beat the High Cost of Dining-Room Chairs

It wasn’t until our old dining-room chairs were already kindling that I discovered how expensive new chairs would be. Sticker shock made me fervently wish I had first tried to mend the rickety ones with wood glue. That was thirty-three … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Save Money on Greeting Cards

If you’d like to save money on greeting cards, this week’s post gives you ten ideas to avoid paying full price. 1. Watch for coupons and sales. While charging several dollars for a few graphics and a clever punch line … Continue reading

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The $15 Wedding Dress

One of the great joys for a frugal person is an upcoming holiday, especially a lesser one, such as Presidents’ Day or Columbus Day. I become giddy with delight because I know that’s when my local thrift store will offer … Continue reading

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