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  1. Freeze Any Leftovers

    Freeze Any Leftovers

    This week's #FrugalFriday focuses on leftovers! Did you make too much of a meal, or not feed as many as you originally thought? Be frugal and freeze it!

  2. Cancel Subscriptions

    Cancel Subscriptions

    Do you have subscriptions that you don't really need? Consider cancelling them! Use that money to pay down your credit card debt or make extra car or house payments!

  3. Reuse Plastic Bags

    Reuse Plastic Bags

    We're sure that if your parents were anything like ours, you most definitely know the value of a plastic grocery bag. This week's Frugal Friday talks about reusing plastic bags!

  4. Do All Your Errands in One Day

    Do All Your Errands in One Day

    CreditSoup's Thrifty Thursday tip this week is to save money by running all of your errands in one day. Not only will this alleviate extra trips to the store, you'll be saving gas money and preventing those impulse buys from extra trips! Schedule a day, map it out, and utilize online services.

  5. Work a Part Time Job

    Work a Part Time Job

    Do you like to spend money, yet lack the funds? Consider working a part time job or developing a side income and stash some of that extra cash in a savings account!

  6. How to Qualify for a Home Loan When Self-Employed

    How to Qualify for a Home Loan When Self-Employed

    Being your own boss has some downsides, especially if you plan on buying a house. Self-employed mortgage applicants may have a tougher time qualifying for a home loan, and there are more hoops you have to jump through. Here’s what you need to know to buy a home when you’re self-employed.


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