The Cheapskate Guide: 50 Tips for Frugal Living

This article gives 50 tips for frugal living, all helpful suggestions to help control your finances, with the top 20 listed here to get you started.  Go with one car. Go with a smaller house. Go with a smaller car. Rent rather than own. Look for used first. Eat out less often. Eat out frugally. Brown bag it to work. Adopt a minimalist wardrobe. Stop online impulse buys. Don’t shop. Wait 30 days before you buy something. Cut out cable. Use the library instead of buying books. Find free entertainment. Find frugal exercise methods. Stay healthy. Commute by bike. Carpool or ride the bus. Walk to where you are going.

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More