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  1. Frugal Hack: Adjust Your Thermostat

    Frugal Hack: Adjust Your Thermostat

    This week's Frugal Friday tends to be a daily struggle for some households. How warm or cold to keep the house. Keeping your home a few degrees cooler in the winter or even a few degrees warmer in the summer helps your heating & cooling systems from being overworked. This in turn, saves you more money on energy costs each month!

  2. Frugal Friday Suggests Working From Home

    Frugal Friday Suggests Working From Home

    Frugal Friday this week is a tip that we all can agree on. And, thanks in part to the pandemic, made us realize how much we actually do save by working from home! The following three items factor into the cost involved in your weekly work commute.

  3. Stash Away Cash

    Stash Away Cash

    This week's bit of frugality focuses on a hard concept for some, or a "no-brainer" for others. Saving money! There's no better time to start than right now. Get in the habit of stashing away a few bucks each week!

  4. Adjust Your Window Coverings

    Adjust Your Window Coverings

    Do you ever wonder why your parents would close the curtains or blinds when you weren't home? They did it to conserve energy of course! This week's bit of frugality comes as a slight household "chore."

  5. Line-dry Your Laundry

    Line-dry Your Laundry

    The days of owning a clothes line are almost long gone. However, if you're looking for a frugal way to save money - and energy - consider hanging your laundry on the line to dry!

  6. Unplug Chargers When Not Using

    Unplug Chargers When Not Using

    This week's #FrugalFriday is about as frugal as you can get. And, in true penny pinching "dad style," you can certainly hear him now - "Unplug those chargers if you're not using them!" The reason we mention that it's incredibly frugal, is that chargers alone don't actually use as much energy as one might think.

  7. 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!

  8. 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!

  9. Stop Using Paper Towels

    Stop Using Paper Towels

    CreditSoup's #FrugalFriday: Using hand towels & dish rags instead of throw-away, single use paper towels is not only good for the bank account, it's also great for the environment! Depending on the brand you prefer, that's an average SAVINGS of $10-$30/mo or up to $300/year!

  10. Bring Your Lunch

    Bring Your Lunch

    Bringing your lunch can save you on average $10-$20 per day. Even just bringing your lunch for ONE DAY out of the week can add up to around $80/month or more! Here are a few tips to help you plan!


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