Cheap Things to Do for Fun This Weekend

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COVID-19 update: many of these activites involve interacting with other people. Luckily, many of them are outdoors. However, please follow guidelines from your local government as well as CDC guidelines. Have fun, but please also stay safe. Need some cheap things to do for fun this weekend? I don't know about you, but any time I go somewhere that involves paying for entertainment, one of the things I always notice is just how expensive everything…

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18 Frugal Living Tips Guaranteed to Save You Money

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It's a little bit crazy that, despite this blog getting close to its second birthday, I've never sit down to write an epic frugal living post tips. My use of the word "epic" there is only half meant as a mockery of those who overuse said word. Because while I try to avoid clichés, this site definitely needs a mega frugal living tips post. I mean, we'd all like to have a little bit more cash, right?…

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7 Best Energy Saving Products To Immediately Reduce Your Everyday Energy Costs

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Here at TFF, I have for a long while had a mission of creating more content focused on a very specific mission: helping readers save money while also being more environmentally conscious. I did so in my five ways to be frugal post and I wanted to expand on that concept here. Regardless of your political beliefs (and that is something I generally avoid here), I feel just about anyone can get on board with…

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How to Be Frugal and Stop Begging for Money

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Has begging for money become the new norm? It seems that the internet has become an easy way for people to become online panhandlers. I've shared many ways to make extra money from home, online, and even creative side hustle ideas (ie "Dave jobs" for all of you Dave Ramsey fans).From CyberBeg to BeggingMoney, there's no shortage of sites available to ask strangers for financial help.But at some point, you have to get your finances…

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5 Ways to be Frugal While Saving the Environment

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Recently I read a post very similar to this one. I always try to be frugal and help the environment, so I was compelled to present some ideas of my own. At the same time, I know I need to be better about some of these things. So, this is also a way to hold myself accountable in the areas in which I am slacking. It's really quite interesting because the more you think about…

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Frugal at Your Fingertips: Apps That Free Up Your Finances

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By: Ben Lovell If you’re as old as I am, you’ll remember a time (not so long ago) when new tech required you to breach a certain threshold of either financial well-being or flagrant over-indulgence.  New software was a significant investment, Bluetooth headphones were a status sigil, and Flat Screen TVs were the centerpiece for upper-middle-class entertaining. Now, a lot of technology is, well, cheap.  Or at least the initial exposure is. Video games, subscription…

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Is Consumerism Responsible for Your Floundering Budget?

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What do you do when you see the soles of your shoes starting to look worn? Do you take them to a shoe repair shop that will fix them for less? Or do you simply replace them? The latter is exactly what consumerism wants you to do. Let me be the first to say I have never had a pair of shoes repaired. Though I do typically wear them until they nearly have holes in…

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