44 Frugal Living Tips and Ideas

I know I don’t talk enough about frugality. May be I am not a very frugal person, although my wife always call me cheap. So I figure I would share share some great frugal ideas, tips, and resources from around the web (not in any order):

  1. Being Frugal: Making Every Penny Count
  2. Frugal Living by Money Ning
  3. 17 Ways to Get Free Books at The Frugal Panda
  4. Wise Bread: Personal Finance and Frugal Living Guide
  5. 101 frugal Christmas present ideas at Plonkee Money
  6. Frugal Cuisine: Recipes for a 3$/day budget; Chinese snacks and street food
  7. What is Frugality and Are We Frugal? at Gather Little by Little
  8. 30 Frugal Gift Ideas to Show You Appreciate Someone at Zen Habits
  9. What Does Being Frugal Mean to You? at Cash Money Life
  10. ThriftyFun: a site where regular folks can share their knowledge and ideas
  11. Frugal Lunch by Clever Dudette at Clever Dude
  12. Festival of Frugality
  13. The Cheapskate Guide: 50 Tips for Frugal Living at Zen Habits
  14. Frugal Living at About.com
  15. All Things Frugal: Home of The Pennypincher & The Tightwad Tidbits Ezines
  16. Top 50 Frugality Bloggers at The Frugal Panda
  17. What I Do to Live Frugally at Grad Money Matters
  18. Vinegar Uses In Garden at Frugal Gardening
  19. The Dollar Stretcher: Living Better for Less
  20. Ultimate Frugality – The Best Free Software For Windows at My Two Dollars
  21. Stay at Home Moms: Money saving ideas for frugal stay at home moms
  22. Frugal Village
  23. For the Frugal Mind: Cheapest days to shop at Everything Finance
  24. Living a Better Live: The Free Money Saving Tips Ezine
  25. Stop Frittering Away The Fruits Of Your Frugality at The Dough Roller
  26. Can You Devote Fifteen Minutes A Day To Frugality? at The Simple Dollar
  27. Hillbilly Housewife: Low Cost Home Cooking from Scratch!
  28. 8 Lessons I Learned From The Cheapest Family In The Nation at The Digerati Life
  29. The Frugal Duchess: a fun, frugal & fashionable way to save money & live well
  30. The Simple Living Network
  31. 63 Gift Ideas for Under $10 – For Any Occasion of the Year! at Living a Better Life
  32. Frugal Hacks
  33. Frugal Upstate: Frugality as a Conscious Way of Life
  34. Fabulous Food from Frugal Folks: a blogger cookbook in progress at My Open Wallet
  35. 180 Money Saving Tips to Turn Your Financial Life Around 180 Degrees at The Frugal Law Student
  36. Frugal Living Forums at Frugal Village
  37. 12 Frugal Exercise Ideas at The Bargainist
  38. Cheap versus frugal at I Will Teach You To Be Rich
  39. Crossing the Line: When does frugal become cheap? at Being Frugal
  40. Frugal vs. cheap at Blunt Money
  41. Experiments in Frugality: Disaster Number One at I’ve Paid For This Twice Already…
  42. 100 Things you can make yourself at Simply Thrifty
  43. Freecycle: changing the world one gift at a time
  44. 75 Frugal Hacks for Your Home at Being Frugal

About the Author

By , on Jan 31, 2008
Pinyo is the owner of Moolanomy Personal Finance. He is a licensed Realtor specializing in residential homes in the Northern Virginia area. Over the past 20 years, Pinyo has enjoyed a diverse career as an investor, entrepreneur, business executive, educator, and financial literacy author.

Leave Your Comment (17 Comments)

  1. Wendy Ann Tarzian says:

    Shop at Dollar Tree and Aldi to save money. Then go to the customer grociers for the pricy fun goods you can’t find elsewhere. Other great places to save money include Family Dollar and any store with Dollar in its title.

  2. Marlene Affeld says:

    Great list and great tips – thank you for sharing. Wishing you the best.

  3. SThomps says:

    Excellent article!

    Good information, and success comes from many different areas, not just some get rich quick schemes!
    Good work!

  4. The Bill Manager says:

    Great list. I’ve gotten the opportunity to chat and email with some of the owners of the mentioned blogs. I’ve learned a lot from each one.

  5. master your card says:

    Wow what a fantastic list. I hate spending money so I guess that I am pretty frugal already!

  6. Jenn says:

    Thanks for the link love! It’s great to be included in such wonderful company.

  7. Momma says:

    I absolutely love it when my favorite blogs post lists of their favorite articles. I’ll be surfing these for hours. 🙂 Thank you for sharing!

  8. Pinyo says:

    @Ciaran and Frugal Duchess — It’s my pleasure to have your posts on the list.

  9. Thanks for including me on this terrific list!

  10. Ciaran says:

    Bit late here but thanks for getting me in under the wire. Great list!

  11. Pinyo says:

    Thank you everyone. But Lynnae got me beat with her 75 frugal hacks 🙂

  12. glblguy says:

    Hey Pinyo, great resource list. Thanks for putting this together…another one being added to del.icio.us.

  13. RacerX says:

    Thanks for the list, I am always looking for new frugal ideas!


  14. Patrick says:

    Great list. Thanks for the mention. 🙂

  15. David says:

    Great set of tips and links Pinyo, thanks for including me!

  16. Randall says:

    Wow! Great list. Thanks for the inclusion.

  17. Lynnae says:

    Great list! And you know I’m into frugal! 🙂

    Thanks for including me!

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