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Amy Lu

Born, raised and living in Frugal City — and lovin' it!

Latest articles by Amy Lu

Best Money Tips: Tailgating for Newbies

Today we found articles on tailgating for newbies, deals you should and shouldn’t pass up at Trader Joe’s, and how to construct a frugal meal.

Best Money Tips: How to Beat Bad Customer Service

Today we found articles on ways to beat bad customer service, grocery items you’re overspending on, and how to do a wedding for less than $10,000.

Best Money Tips: 5 Must-Haves for Personal Finance Success

Today we found articles on the essentials of personal finance success, ways to save on school and work lunches, and shopping tips for Kohl’s customers.

Best Money Tips: Creative Ways to Score Free Shipping

Today we found articles on ways to get free shipping, travel tips you never thought of, and how to get a free honeymoon.

Best Money Tips: Don't Miss These End-of-Summer Freebies!

Today we found articles on hot end-of-summer freebies, side hustles that aren’t worth the effort, and daily habits to help you get more done with less stress.

Best Money Tips: Drop These Bad Workout Habits NOW

Today we found articles on bad workout habits you need to drop, tips for shopping at Amazon, and how to find quality health care without breaking the bank.

Best Money Tips: Never Pay Full Price for These 20 Items

Today we found articles on items you should never buy at full price, how to prioritize your financial goals, and ways to impress your boss and get that promotion.

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Savings From Clearance Sales

Today we found articles on ways to get the most out of clearance sales, ways to save money on your cellphone bill, and delicious ways to upgrade instant ramen.

Best Money Tips: Unusual Uses for WD-40

Today we found articles on unusual but handing uses for WD-40, ways to save money on JetBlue, and how to make your commute more productive.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Food During Road Trips

Today we found articles on ways to save on food costs during road trips, 100+ interview tips to get your dream job, and things that extremely likable people do.

Best Money Tips: Save Your Phone's Battery By Doing These Things

Today we found articles on ways to save your phone battery, dorm room essentials for the dollar store, and simple tricks for saving money at Target.

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most From Your Next Hotel Stay

Today we found articles on ways to get the most from your next hotel stay, the myths and realities of “doing what you love,” and enterprising ways to make money from Pokémon Go.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Weight Loss Mistakes

Today we found articles on mistakes to avoid if you’re trying to lose weight, why you should strive to fail, and new competition for Amazon Prime.

Best Money Tips: Homes Are So Cheap Here, You Barely Need to Work

Today we found articles on states where homes are so cheap you barely need to work, money-saving home maintenance, and caring for your mental health at work.

Best Money Tips: How to Start a Blog in 10 Minutes

Today we found articles on how to start a blog in 10 minutes, KonMari-inspired storage solutions, and powerful willpower tips to help you achieve anything.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money With a Super Busy Schedule

Today we found articles on ways to save money when you have a very busy schedule, things you shouldn't do on social media, and a DIY dry carpet cleaner to freshen your rugs.

Best Money Tips: Hidden Costs That Can Derail Your Budget Travel Plans

Today we found articles on hidden costs that can break your travel budget, emergency preparedness tips for first-time renters, and ways to turn unwanted wedding gifts into cash.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Online Shopping Mistakes

Today we found articles on online shopping mistakes to avoid, the secrets behind a tidy home, and bobby pin hacks that will change your life.

Best Money Tips: You're Paying Too Much for These 10 Things

Today we found articles on things you’re paying too much for, store-bought snacks that are better homemade, and genius pool hacks you’ll want to use all summer long.

Best Money Tips: 10 Basic Financial Formulas You Need to Know

Today we found articles on the basic financial formulas you need to know, simple secrets for a fast sale on your house, and what to do when your wallet is stolen.