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  1. 5 Simple Tips to Budget For Tax Season

    5 Simple Tips to Budget For Tax Season

    CreditSoup's Wise Spend Wednesday has 5 simple tips to budget like a pro, this tax season. Learn expert tips to budget effectively for tax season, minimize tax liability and stay financially organized year-round.

  2. Use Shopping Apps

    Use Shopping Apps

    These apps redefine the way you shop for household essentials, ensuring your money goes further. CreditSoup explores a selection of top frugal home shopping apps that promise not only savings but also a smarter approach to your purchases.

  3. What Is A 401(k) and How It Works

    What Is A 401(k) and How It Works

    You've probably come across the term "401(k)" . But what is it, and is it really necessary? CreditSoup breaks it down for you and answers the questions of what is 401(k) and do I really need it?

  4. Turning On Your Ceiling Fan Saves Money

    Turning On Your Ceiling Fan Saves Money

    When used effectively, turning your ceiling fan on throughout the day is a frugal savings. Not only does it save on energy costs, it also improves the lifespan of your heater & air conditioning units.

  5. Shop Direct With Manufacturers

    Shop Direct With Manufacturers

    This Thrifty Thursday from CreditSoup urges you to consider bypassing the retailers and shopping directly with manufacturers. It's a savvy move to boost your savings and make the most of your credit card's benefits.

  6. Create a No-Spend Holiday

    Create a No-Spend Holiday

    Choosing one or two days out of the month to not spend a dime can make a significant impact on your budget. No-Spend Days are a simple but effective way to improve your savings and build financial discipline. You'll not only see a positive impact on your budget but also gain a deeper appreciation for the value of money.

  7. Preserve Your Own Food

    Preserve Your Own Food

    There's just something flavorful about home preserved foods. CreditSoup breaks down the cost of canning in this week's edition of Frugal Friday.

  8. Join A Loyalty Program

    Join A Loyalty Program

    Everyone loves a good deal. Joining a loyalty program is a thrifty decision that offers a plethora of benefits. CreditSoup gives you a little insight on how they work.

  9. Make Gifts Instead of Buying Them

    Make Gifts Instead of Buying Them

    Money's tight. I get it. However, it's birthday & wedding season. Why not make gifts instead of buying them? This week's Frugal Friday touches on gift giving and how to save money doing so.

  10. 8 Top Finds for Memorial Day Sales

    8 Top Finds for Memorial Day Sales

    It's no surprise it's Memorial Day weekend and everything you could possibly imagine is ON SALE! And, if you're lucky, you can take advantage of the rewards programs your own credit cards may have!

  11. Save Money: Repair Your Own Clothing

    Save Money: Repair Your Own Clothing

    Have you seen the price of clothing lately? The average American throws away 81 pounds of clothes each year, with nearly 95% of which can be reused or recycled. With inflation on most things right now at an all-time high, Frugal Friday discusses how to save money and repair your own clothing.

  12. Save Your Green!

    Save Your Green!

    It's St. Patrick's Day! Help save your 'green' with these 5 simple tips! If you start today, you’ll be saving more of your green before you know it!

  13. Fight Temptation - Unsubscribe From Store Emails

    Fight Temptation - Unsubscribe From Store Emails

    It's Thrifty Thursday & we are discussing Unsubscribing from Store Emails. You know exactly what I'm talking about. You go shopping & provide your email. Next thing you know, you're signed up for their daily deals, and your inbox is FLOODED with offers that you have to respond to by THAT DAY or you'll miss out.

  14. Be Thrifty - Stop Window Shopping

    Be Thrifty - Stop Window Shopping

    Our Thrifty Thursday this week talks about everyone's guilty pleasure - Window Shopping. The best way to save money is to not entertain that notion at all. Simply, Stop Window Shopping! We're going to touch on 3 of the biggest areas to avoid while shopping.

  15. 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!

  16. 11 Gas Apps to Save on Fuel Cost

    11 Gas Apps to Save on Fuel Cost

    This week's Thrifty Thursday covers the cost savings of using a fuel saver or gas app on your phone. Whether it be a specific fuel saver, rewards credit card, or even an app on your phone, using some sort of application to save money on your daily commute definitely has its benefits. CreditSoup breaks it down for you here in our weekly Thrifty Thursday tip on saving money.

  17. 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.

  18. Wash Your Car Yourself

    Wash Your Car Yourself

    Thrifty Thursday this week talks about washing your car yourself. Experts suggest washing your car every two weeks and getting a detail twice a year to make sure it stays in good condition. CreditSoup offers some tips to help keep your vehicle in pristine condition!

  19. 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!

  20. Travel In Off-Peak Seasons

    Travel In Off-Peak Seasons

    Traveling during "off-peak seasons" is an opportunity to travel or vacation outside of the normal times of year that most people would visit a particular area. And, is an excellent way to remain thrifty and save some cash!

  21. 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!

  22. Back-to-School Savings Tips

    Back-to-School Savings Tips

    Did you procrastinate on your back-to-school shopping again? It is still possible to save - check out these tips for the upcoming school year!

  23. 4 Ways to Save on Energy Bills

    4 Ways to Save on Energy Bills

    Summertime brings warmer temperatures and, unfortunately, higher energy bills as a result. Here are a few tips to help you save some cash on your utility bills.

  24. Saving Money info from CreditSoup.com

    Saving Money info from CreditSoup.com

    CreditSoup.com has products, services and tools to assist with saving money. The tips provided will help bring you closer to the financial freedom you have been searching for.


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