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: Frugality & Finances

  1. January Pantry Challenge?
  2. Re-Stuffing and Cleaning Couch Cushions
  3. Affording shoes for a big kid in mens sizes
  4. buying an apartment
  5. preschool or no? $$
  6. Finding an Affordable Non-Toxic Mattress
  7. how do you afford health insurance?
  8. How do you winterize an older house?
  9. Helping your (adult) children out
  10. Where to start?!
  11. Being charitable when you are in debt
  12. dividing up savings
  13. Where to buy cheapest quinoa and chia seeds?
  14. $10 credit for gently used women's clothing @ Twice
  15. cell phone bill savings
  16. How much is enough in a 529 plan?
  17. I have an overdrawn bank account problem?
  18. Mindful spending: September No/low-spend Challenge
  19. Paying off debts
  20. 2 Week no Spend.
  21. Food budget revamp how much does your family of 6 spend on food per month?
  22. Eat expired bulk legumes/rice?
  23. Is $800/mo on groceries too much...?
  24. Beans and rice
  25. Dave Ramsey Support Thread Summer 2014
  26. WIC only meal plan?
  27. Frugal Christmas gift ideas
  28. How to Pay Down Credit Card Debt- Help Please!!
  29. Sizzling Savings! The August No/Low Spending Challenge
  30. FREE online magazines through my library!
  31. My Addiction: Eating Out
  32. Which should we pay off first?
  33. Six Month til xmas 2014
  34. Alternatives to fridge?
  35. What percent of income do you spend on housing?
  36. extreme frugality to get back on track
  37. July Challenge is here!
  38. How to best position ourselves for a mortgage...
  39. Can you recommend a book on money management?
  40. Need a new (used) car, terrible credit - what to do?
  41. starting over again
  42. Seasonal, unpredictable income, hard to budget: what to do?
  43. Curious about non-fixed expenses...
  44. Any handwashing laundry tips?
  45. June No-Spend/Low-Spend Challenge
  46. Frugality & Finances
  47. Birthday parties....
  48. Severe learning disability and student loan debt
  49. looking for advice, encouragement, support and ideas
  50. Homemade laundry detergent
  51. Learning to DIY via YouTube
  52. Thinking about dropping cable... alternative?
  53. Gluten Free at Aldi!!!
  54. I can't believe I couldn't find this thread - MAY No-Spend Challenge!
  55. How Large of a Down Payment Did You Pay for Your Home?
  56. If you're frugal and DP is not....
  57. Does tuition reimbursement count as income?
  58. Splitting Expenses and Income- SAHM married 20 years
  59. Easter when your broke aka I need some easter candy recipes! (gluten, dairy, soy, peanut free)
  60. Did anyone notice price increase on food??
  61. Holy Guacamole!! The "Where'd March Go?" APRIL No-spend Challenge!!
  62. We need more money but no clue how
  63. Coupon & Clearance Shopping Mamas!
  64. Just a vent
  65. WW DR Do? use IRA to pay off student loans, yes or no?
  66. What do I do with this minivan
  67. You Need a Budget
  68. Need tips for saving money
  69. Frugally Bragging!
  70. Turbotax Bonus
  71. Being judged due to money
  72. Special diets on a budget.
  73. ~~Savings at the End of the Rainbow!!~~ March No Spend/ Spend Less Challenge!! All Welcome!!
  74. Is there a group / forum out there like this? DR related
  75. Is it legal for my landlord to....
  76. Bank Accounts / System
  77. Striking a financial balance
  78. ~~ Be Mine, Sweet Savings ~~ February No-Spend Challenge! All Welcome!
  79. How will closing down cc's effect my credit score?
  80. Life Insurance
  81. Good household accounting software
  82. feeling the pressure to get out of debt vs savings
  83. New laundry bar soap
  84. Question for mamas who coupon.....
  85. Tell me your tips for budget success
  86. investing an IRA ??
  87. Totally Random lease-to-Own option from our Landlords, Should we consider?
  88. Savings or pay off debt?
  89. How much money do you save every month?
  90. Shop-stop challenge?
  91. Getting out of debt in January 2014
  92. Anybody else here just getting by?
  93. 2014 Low Income Support Thread
  94. Spending Freeze!: January Spend-Less Challenge
  95. Tracking 2014 Savings
  96. No Spend January.
  97. Preparing to be involuntarily separated from the military
  98. I want to ask Canada Revenue Agency to lower my debt amount
  99. Is it wrong to get a tattoo while on welfare?
  100. Feeling guilty about financial situation...should I or not?
  101. Applying window plastic when there is ice INSIDE the windows?
  102. Getting out of debt in December, 2013
  103. What have you scored during Cyber Monday?
  104. Stocking stuffers
  105. December Spend-Less Challenge: Let's Fill Our Stockings with Pinched Pennies!
  106. got a food item sitting around? Want tips on how to use it? MINE IS CHICK PEAS
  107. homeschooling on public assistance
  108. Financial Issues with Transgender Spouse *Crosspost*
  109. Any Guesses?
  110. DH getting pay cut, Offset by cutting costs or going to work?
  111. goals for 2014
  112. Sorry!
  113. Frugality Exhausted
  114. Balancing frugality and reality, w/o guilt - long post alert
  115. Thrift Score Holidays - 2013
  116. Low-Income, Debt, etc... Advice appreciated! Plus: Can I Sue for This?
  117. Getting Out of Debt in November 2013
  118. Capital One Fraud --- Freaking Out
  119. Small home/condo
  120. November Spend-less Challenge- Enjoying a cornucopia of savings!!
  121. What's the going rate for childcare?? (I'm in the northeast)
  122. Not-so-frugal spouse? (slight rant)
  123. Hooked on going out, trying to reduce it...Help?
  124. What is the best way to save/plan for a trip to Washington DC?
  125. Heating question (propane?)
  126. Choosing to give up Health Insurance?? Can you share if you have??
  127. Getting Out of Debt in October 2013
  128. Washing clothes by hand
  129. suggestions for long-term savings for DD
  130. To mini-van or not to mini-van
  131. ~~ October Spend-less Challenge: Witch way to wicked savings ~~
  132. Winter House help - low cost / no cost?
  133. Winter Heat Help
  134. Is bankruptcy the best option?
  135. Pantry Challenge
  136. Prepping for a reduction in income
  137. Crunchy/Frugal Date Ideas
  138. Nielsen tv home surveys????
  139. Frugal ways to stay warm in an old house?
  140. Ever mix finances and friendship? Did you live to regret it?
  141. Brainstorming Help Needed
  142. Estate planning, what happens to the money if the kids are still minors?
  143. What to do with my house
  144. Getting Out Of Debt In September 2013
  145. Buy Nothing (New)
  146. Food preservation and storage
  147. September Spend-less challenge: Storing the bounty we harvest
  148. How much do you spend on meat?
  149. Cheap Thrills, Friday edition
  150. Do you have a nest egg? How much?
  151. ???Breaking a lease with a fee to save money long term???
  152. Kids winter coat tips
  153. Saving for College: 529 or Coverdell?
  154. should we sell or rent?
  155. taxes now that I'm single
  156. Using up those last little bits
  157. School supplies?
  158. Using what you have
  160. Printable Grocery Store Coupons
  161. Need advice - change in circumstances
  162. August Spend-Less Challenge: Heating up our Savings!
  163. straight talk and buying used phone?
  164. What's best - rent or own a home?
  165. Hubby out of work, I'm a WAHM
  166. Disability Insurance for the Stay at Home Mom & Adult Caregiver
  167. Frugal Food Suggestions, please?
  168. Wedding Gift With No Money?
  169. Looking for people interested in participating in a short study on Savings
  170. Where do we go from here ?
  171. We're getting all these mortgage refinance offers - scams?
  172. How far into debt would you allow your DP to go?
  173. Summer Pantry Challenge
  174. Getting Out of Debt- July 2013
  175. Please help me think of ways to afford this.
  176. Visiting back home for the winter holiday?
  177. Setting up a college fund for children
  178. Would you do a vacation that you couldn't "technically" afford?
  179. Thrift stores anyone?
  180. ~ July Spend-Less Challenge ~ Frugalistas Unite!
  181. U-pick Farms Do you have any in your area? Are they worth it?
  182. Talk to me about Your Experiences Couponing, Stockpiling and/or Price Matching!
  183. is 1/3 of income too much to spend on monthly rent for single mother of 2 teens?
  184. How do you beat the heat?
  185. Canadians, DR BS4 question (CDN investing)
  186. Six months til christmas... OMG
  187. Cash for Homes
  188. Does it bother you when people with higher incomes complain to be broke?
  189. Getting Out of Debt - June 2013
  190. June No Spend Challenge!!!
  191. Best used car ideas?
  192. Getting a used car checked out - how do you do it?
  193. Does this make sense? Re: Phone service change
  194. App for comparison shopping
  195. Online banking? Credit union? Alternatives to Huge-O Bank
  196. Summer shoestring travel with toddler
  197. How am I unqualified??
  198. Car dilemma -- which is the better deal? I need help ASAP with the math and logic. WWYD?
  199. Buying a new house...thoughts on a duplex?
  200. Does anyone here do a monthly bulk shop? Advice and tips needed.
  201. I Had a Tantrum!
  202. Anyone else divorcing and being forced to file for bankruptcy?
  203. Going rogue with my emergency fund
  204. Getting Out of Debt - May 2013
  205. May No Spend Challenge~~ May the SAVING flowers bloom for you!!!
  206. Summer vacation simplified - what can I plan for my kids that is inexpensive and fun?
  207. Anyone else stressing out about how they are going to afford health insurance?
  208. Household savings -- Where are you at?
  209. Kids Bowl Free summer 2013
  210. WWYD - Housing advice needed
  211. dollar summer movies
  212. What about when you can't pay bills?
  213. Preparing for a Layoff
  214. What are your weirdest money-saving tips?
  215. Getting out of Debt - April 2013
  216. April No-Spend Challenge ~~ April Showers bring May Flowers, May Flowers bring ~ SAVINGS ~
  217. Selling a house...when you're broke!
  218. Home ownership budget question
  219. Need advice about buying a car
  220. Are there programs to help with or reimburse copays & deductibles?
  221. Does anyone use Betterment (or has decided against it)?
  222. Once all non mortgage debt is paid off...
  223. wwyd, get a 0% cc or get unsubsidized student loans?
  224. Eating paleo, gluten and grain free
  225. how to best pay off hospital bill?
  226. How much of your financial situation/choices should impact others?
  227. Getting out of Debt in March 2013
  228. To buy or not to buy?
  229. Help me crunch some numbers, please!
  230. ~ March No-Spend Challenge ~ Budgeting our way to a pot of gold!
  231. Unusual ways to save money on your energy/water bills
  232. High income/high debt thread
  233. Help me think this through
  234. Suggestions for teenager's finances?
  235. Shopping smarter for groceries...ISO tips :)
  236. How do you evaluate whether a cross-country move for a job makes sense??
  237. SNAP benefits a question
  238. Anyone use a dental discount plan that actually works? DH needs dental work before our insurance will kick in.
  239. budgeting
  240. how do you save money without making your family feel like you're trying to save money?
  241. Building credit?
  242. DR with a twist?
  243. Finances/Elder Care and Infant/Childcare
  244. newbie with a "what would you do" money question...
  245. Anyone use Credo Mobile?
  246. Would You Do This to Buy a Cash Car?
  247. FHA loans
  248. Large Refund: Educate me
  249. Get the jogging stroller out!
  250. Like and share