Be frugal, not foolish

Recently, the U.S. News and World Report ran an article called “11 Secrets of Frugal Bloggers.” Here’s a breakdown of the points it covered: Ignore expiration dates on food. Stop drinking soda (or another beverage). Get rid of your carpet. Make your own cleaning supplies. Hold a no-spend month. Reuse plastic sandwich bags. Stop using a fridge. Replace your house … Read more

The top five coupon blogs

Woo hoo! Coupons! Why pay full price for something when you know somewhere out there on the Internet “there’s a coupon for that.” Problem is that while there are a lot of sites promoting and collecting coupons for all sorts of things, there isn’t any thought to presentation or design. So to help you out, Easy Financial Tips has a few … Read more

Are tankless heaters here to stay?

Yes, it’s true, tankless water heaters definitely come with some advantages, especially at this time of the year, where you’re likely to find yourself with a houseful of family and friends. No need to worry about running out of hot water; tankless water heaters provide hot water on demand.  As for your electricity bill for heating all that water, the … Read more