Written by Kerry K. Taylor, author of 397 Ways to Save Money - Spend Smarter & Live Well on Less, Squawkfox makes frugal living sexy, delicious, and fun.

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Free Cover Letter Examples with Cover Letter Tips

This article is part of a series called How to Write a Cover Letter. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. It’s always a little bit easier to polish up a resume or write a cover letter when you’ve got a few resume cover letter samples to mull over. […]

2 Killer Cover Letter Formats: Classic and Contemporary

This article is part of a series called How to Write a Cover Letter. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. I’ve been dreading the continuation of the How to Write a Cover Letter series. It’s not because I’m lazy. […]

Booties, Chickens, and Link Love Oh My!

It’s been a long while since my last linky blog roundup. So I thought I’d kick off the week with some good link love to share. But first, let’s talk dog booties. It seems that after posting 10 Frugal Ways to get Fit this Winter you’re all interested in my dog’s paws. […]

10 Ways to Cut Your Fitness Membership Costs

I’ve seen the signs. Fitness clubs and gyms are working it hard and flexing their marketing muscles to get you sweating in their facilities. […]

10 Frugal Ways to get Fit this Winter

I did the unthinkable today. I willingly stood on a scale, knowing full well the number would make me squawk. And squawk I did. OK, I had a little fit too. If you’re anything like me, then you *might* just need a little nudge to remove that little extra holiday pudge. […]

Happy Blogiversary! Year Two on Squawkfox!

Today marks the second “Blogiversary” of this digital space known as Squawkfox. When I started this blog two years ago I never thought that anyone would stop by to subscribe to my squawks or would want to snicker at my wacky words. I was wrong. You’re all laughing with me — or at me — so yay! […]

You’re a Mean One, Mister Grinch!

I’m curling up with my dog and hubby tonight to watch the cartoon classic, How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Pivo (the dog) is all dressed and ready to rumble. Carl (the husband) is not so keen on wearing his set of red antlers though. He’s such a Grinch. On behalf of all of us I want to wish you a wonderful Holiday Season and say thank you for frugaliciously squawking with us this year. […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Printable CD Covers

Every year I find myself needing a way to wrap a custom CD for someone special. Being a bit of a photo nerd, I love to give my family and friends a personalized photo CD filled with the year’s special events, family functions, and fun candids. OK, sometimes I give a mixed music CD too. The problem is, how the heck do you wrap a CD when it doesn’t have a jewel case? Gaw! […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Books about Money, Honey!

Deck the halls with savvy savings, fa la la la la, la la la la financial books! ‘Tis the season for spending smartly, giving gifts generously, and thinking a little bit about the budget. Yes, the budget. Sigh. Buying a smart book is a pretty inexpensive gift though, and there’s still lots of time to hit the bookstores or to order online. […]

5 MORE Ways To Screw Your Credit Card Company

I’m giving credit cards another kick. I had so much fun writing 5 Ways To Screw Your Credit Card Company that I’ve decided to give those pesky plastic cards a second boot. […]