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How to be Frugal and Have a Life

Frugal living is making the most of what you have and there are degrees of frugality.  I tend to look at being frugal as a way to stretch my money so I can enjoy the things that make me happy. Being frugal doesn’t mean that you buy your clothes at goodwill, on the contrary I […]

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Weekly Top Personal Finance Posts 10/2

Each week I select a few of my favorite articles to share with you.  I hope you learn something new, enjoy! The Frugal Toad   Sustainable Life Blog shares some great ways a business can reduce energy costs in Business Energy Efficiency: The Guide. DollarVersity has some wise words to share in Today is the […]

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Weekly Best Personal Finance Articles 9/25

This past week has been a busy one for The Frugal Toad so I’m keeping my reading list short this week. Be sure to stop by these Carnivals to keep up with what’s new in the world of Personal Finance and Saving Money… Yakazie Blog Carnival hosted by My Personal Finance Journey has done an […]

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Time Management Tips – How to Create Value While Saving Time

Time Management Increases Productivity and Lowers Stress Ever hear of the phrase Time is Money? Effective time management can help you become more productive, lower your stress level, and leave you with more time to do other things.  Here are some of the best time management tips and tricks out there. Time Management at Home […]

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Free App at Starbucks

Starbucks is giving away a free iTunes app, no purchase necessary. How to get your free Pick of the Week: Come into one of any Starbucks stores and log on to the free Wi-Fi Click into the Starbucks Digital Network Find the Entertainment section Locate iTunes Pick of the Week and Download it. The promotion […]

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How to Save Money Eating Out

Tips to Save Money Eating Out According to Bundle.com Americans spent an average of $2,736 eating out in 2009.  If you live in Austin, TX  you spent an average of $6,301 eating out.  Many Americans enjoy an active lifestyle which makes having meals at home a challenge.  Here are some tips to save money when […]

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