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Flea markets are the perfect place to find great deals! You can typically find food, furniture, clothing, appliances and much more at a flea market. The key to saving big is knowing when to shop and how to shop. If you go into the flea market armed with knowledge, you might be surprised at what you can find. How to Shop Flea Markets Carry Cash Most vendors at a flea market will not accept credit cards, so make sure you have cash. Carrying cash also comes in handy when you are trying to negotiate on prices. You should also make…

College is expensive! Add up the costs of tuition, supplies and textbooks and you have a pretty large expense on your hands. You probably want to do anything in your power to save on your college expenses. Tuition isn’t typically negotiable but you can save on your textbooks! Textbooks account for a fairly large portion of your college expenses, but thankfully it is pretty easy to save on textbooks. How to Save on College Textbooks Buy Used Buying used is an easy way to save on textbooks. Most college campuses have a bookstore where they sale new and used textbooks.…

There are many ways to watch free movies from home or at the theater. I can’t remember the last time I have paid for a movie rental or in the theater. I have made a list of ways I get free movie rentals and theater tickets. DVD Movies Public Library- My local library carries DVD’s. Each week they get new DVD’s in stock. I check the library website regularly and reserve them as soon as they come available. They usually get new releases in when the DVD releases. Redbox- Sign up by texting SIGNUP to 727272 to receive text…

One frugal thing I like to do is recycle school supplies each year.  At the end of each school year, teachers send home my kid’s school supplies that are left over. Some are used and some are not. School supplies do not need to be new for each school year so most of the supplies can be reused to cut costs for next school season. Even though school supplies are cheap or free, this will also help reduce our landfill. Usually for the younger kids they only use a few pages in their notebook and a few pencils a school year. The…

    How to Follow a Budget (tips for students)   Sticking to a budget is something millions of people fail to do every year. Students have it more difficult than anyone else. They usually receive money in large chunks and have to make it last for the following few months. It’s tempting to blow it all on the latest game or a wild party, but this can leave you in severe financial difficulties. Here are some tips for how to follow a budget as a student and prevent yourself from becoming impoverished. Actually Make a Budget  …

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Have you ever wanted to go to Disney but thought it was too expensive or just could not afford to go? That is what I thought too, so I had to find a way to take my family on a very low budget. From experience my family of 5 has been to Disney twice for FREE. We did not pay a single penny for our tickets each time. Want to know how? Check out How I Went to Disney for Free, Tips on how you can too at just $0.99 for a limited time. If you could please rate &…