Frugal Living 101
- Welcome to the FL Community (7)
- Budgeting Basics (9)
- Debt Reduction (5)
- Featured Readers (74)
- Reader Tips and Advice (73)
- Videos (21)
- Polls (22)
An Interview with Money Crashers
See how Money Crashers contributor, David Bakke, handles his own money.
10 Ways to Start Living the Frugal Life
Ease into the frugal life with these ten tips.
Poll: Why are You Frugal?
Everyone comes to the frugal life for a different reason. What's yours? Cast your vote in our poll, and see what other readers have to say.
Frugal Living Worksheets
Free, printable worksheets to get you started on the path to frugality.
How to Make Things Last Longer
Tired of replacing razor blades, printer cartridges and other household essentials at every turn? Here's how to make those must-haves last longer:
Frugal Living Book List
Frugal living books can be a great source of inspiration, whether you're a frugal newbie or a penny-pinching pro. Here are my recommendations for books that are worth reading, rereading and dog-earing:
How to Break the Spending Habit
Ten ways to break the spending habit.
Painless Ways to Cut Your Spending
Cut your costs the painless way.
Wear It Out and Save
Wearing things out saves your money (and your sanity). Can you name the last thing that you wore out?
Tips to Lower Your Cost of Living
Find ways to lower your cost of living without hurting your quality of life. A video guide.
Cut Back on Extras
Find and trim the extras in your budget.
Easy Ways to Save on Household Expenses
Does your household budget need a trim? Consider these seven sources for savings.
Wants vs. Needs
Learn how to distinguish between needs and wants, and you'll spend less.
Organize Your Finances
A step-by-step guide to smarter, more organized money management.
The Ethics of Saving Money
Some less-than-ethical money-saving tactics.
You Might Be Frugal If ...
A humorous look at the frugal life.
Enjoy Life More
You don't need to be rich to live the good life. Decide what would make your life more enjoyable – better food, more travel, less stress – then, use your frugal skills to make it happen.
Quiz: Are You Freegan Material?
You consider yourself frugal, but could you be a freegan too? Take our quiz and find out.
Frugal Living Newsletter Archive
All of the Frugal Living newsletter ever sent, dating back to the very first one.
A collection of money-saving printables for you to print and use.
60 Frugal Skills Everyone Should Know
Master these frugal skills, and there's no telling how much you'll save.
An Interview with Greg Karp
Get an inside look at how award-winning personal finance columnist and author, Greg Karp, handles his own finances.
An Interview with Donna Freedman
Donna Freedman really knows how to make frugal living look fun and doable. See what she had to say when we spoke with her.
An Interview with Stephanie Nelson, The Coupon Mom
Learn more about Stephanie Nelson, the woman behind CouponMom.com.