Frugal Living For Dummies
Frugal Living For Dummies, she shows you how.
In this warmhearted guide to living the good life on less, Deborah shows you how to live within your means and enjoy doing it. Among other things, she shows you how to:
Eat like a king on a peasant s budgetTake the sting out of gift-givingDress well on a shoestringSave big bucks on family expensesSlash household expensesSave on medical expensesInvolve the whole family in saving moneySave more for the things you want
From basement to attic, cradle to grave, Frugal Living For Dummies covers all areas of life with common sense advice and guidance on:
Working with your partner to achieve financial goalsGoing to the grocery without being taken to the cleanersQuick and thrifty cooking techniquesProviding kids the basics on a tight budgetPutting kids through school without going brokeLooking good and feeling good on a tight budgetFrugal holiday fun year roundSaving money around the house and drivewayFinding quality in pre-owned merchandise
Packed with tried-and-true techniques for cutting costs and stopping the insanity, Frugal Living For Dummies is the ultimate financial survival guide for the rest of us.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 154.94 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
- 31 Jan 2003
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
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?Gary Foreman, Editor of The Dollar Stretcher Tips to help get the whole family involved in saving money
The helpful guide to living the good life on less
Need help keeping that New Year's resolution to eliminate credit card debt and live within your means? Then Frugal Living For Dummies is for you! Packed with tips on cutting costs on everything from groceries to gifts for all occasions, this practical guide shows you how to spend less on the things you need and save more for the things you want.
Praise for Frugal Living For Dummies
"A must-have for those wanting more out of their money!"
? Jonni McCoy, author and founder of Miserly Moms
"Nobody knows frugal like Deborah Taylor-Hough. Don't shop without this book!"
? Judith Waite Allee, speaker and coauthor of Homeschooling on a Shoestring
About Deborah Taylor-Hough
Table of contents
Part I: Getting Down to Basics.
Chapter 1: Living Frugally in a Spendthrift World.
Chapter 2: All in the Family: Establishing a Frugal Front.
Chapter 3: Eliminating Debt and Setting Up a Budget.
Part II: Eating Like a King with a Peasant s Purse.
Chapter 4: Going to the Grocery without Being Taken to the Cleaners.
Chapter 5: No More Macaroni and Cheese, Please!
Creating Frugal Meals.
Chapter 6: Quick and Thrifty Cooking Tips.
Part III: Funding the Frugal Family.
Chapter 7: Cutting Kid Costs: Providing the Basics on a Tight Budget.
Chapter 8: Putting Kids through School While Protecting Your Pocket.
Chapter 9: Looking Good and Feeling Good on a Tight Budget.
Chapter 10: The Family That Plays Together, Stays Together: Frugal Family Fun.
Chapter 11: Frugal Holiday Fun Year Round.
Chapter 12: Celebrating Special Occasions, Frugal-Style.
Part IV: Enjoying a Frugal Home and Hearth.
Chapter 13: Saving Money around the House and Driveway.
Chapter 14: Cutting Utility and Service Bills.
Chapter 15: Saving Money on Big-Ticket Items.
Chapter 16: Calling Secondhand Rose: Finding Quality in Previously Owned Merchandise.
Part V: Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Frugal Ways to Tell Your Sweetheart, I Love You!
Chapter 18: Ten Frugal Gift-Giving Ideas.