Thrift stores get scoffed at, made fun of, treated like second-class citizens, and worse. There is one thrift store where I live that sees its busiest time of year at Halloween! But your local thrift store has so much more to offer you than gardening clothes and costume material. My favourite place to shop is … Continue reading Save Money With a Careful Eye at the Thrift Store!
This is a money-saving tip that many people balk at. There is an erroneous understanding and expectation that if a product does not have a known brand-name on the label, that it won't last as long, taste as good, perform as well, etcetera. This is hog-wash! Occasionally a white-label or no-name product will be inferior, … Continue reading Less Money, Same Quality! Buy No-Name or White-Label!
That's right! If you want to see real savings at the gas pump, start with how you plan your route around town! This is such a big deal that a full day complete with charts before and after, takes place in my course, "The Poor Man's Budget: a 5 Week Course - Learning to live … Continue reading Map Your Way to Domestic Household Savings!
As already written a few weeks ago on my author blog, there is quite a bit of frivolous, high-living-driven wastage going on in Canada because of the materialistic mindset that everything must look perfect or its not worthy of being consumed. Grocery store chains such as Loblaw's family of stores are to be lauded for … Continue reading Of Expiry Dates and Saving Money!