Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Low cost carriers

Low cost carriers may be cheaper than the major ones. Be sure to compare prices.

Borrow less

The less you have to borrow, the less interest you will have to pay. When buying a car put more money down so the loan is less.


Shorter term loans usually will have a lower interest rate than the longer term loans.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Use pictures

Using pictures or paintings on the wall can change an old room and cost very little to buy.

Use curtains

Curtains can brighten up a room and don't cost that money to buy.

Repaint cabinets

Repainting the kitchen cabinets is cheaper than replacing them with new ones.

Paint an old room

Painting a room may give it new life without spending a lot of money on decorating.

Rearrange furniture

If you rearrange the furniture in your room, it will sometimes feel like a new room without buying new furniture.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Organize coupons

Organize your coupons under different categories so they are easy to find.

Trade coupons

Trade coupons with family or friends. They might have coupons for an item you use. You can trade some of your coupons that you may not need.

Double coupons

Some stores may double your coupon. Look online and see if you can find ones that will.


Shop for hotels online and compare prices with different sites to get the cheapest rates.

Airline tickets

Shop for airline tickets online and compare prices with different sites to get the cheapest rates.

Hang clothes to dry

Instead of buying a dryer, you can hang clothes to dry. You can use a clothesline or hangers across your shower curtain rod.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Use laptop battery

Using the laptop battery rather then the power cord will save on electricity.