Articles on Frugal Living

Bidding wisely on eBay

eBay can be the discount shopper’s paradise. But it doesn't hurt to brush up on some tips for using this worldwide marketplace.

To life, to life, la kayim! The joy of home-enhanced booze.

The struggle of the homemade gift — what's sure to please, and what's bound for the bin? We've got something that's sure to please; DIY infused vodka!

Can't afford a plasma tv? Be creative!

A little home demo turns a classic box-style TV into a makeshift flatscreen. Get out the sledgehammer!

Additional smart, frugal people

A raising tide lifts all boats. We're sharing the wealth with some other great blog articles on living life frugally.

15 million British shoppers with math skills of fifth graders get government help

Lacking math skills are causing British shoppers to miss out on savings. Here's how the government has stepped in to help!

Gas Efficient Driving

Your gas mileage depends more on the way you drive than on what car you are driving. Here's how to avoid more stops at the pump.

Special holiday return policies of popular stores

Do you know your favorite stores' holiday return policies? Check out this list from Consumer World — it's updated every year!

Deadweight loss of Christmas: Economist explains why gifts are inefficient

The term "deadweight loss" doesn't exactly smack of Christmas cheer, but ask yourself — are you spending too much on holiday gifts?

When Good Food Goes Bad

Your wilted lettuce has a greater destiny than the trash. Here's a quick-fix recipe to the rescue!

Can I Conquer My Vanity for the Sake of My Sanity?

The truth is, frugality can be terrifying — especially for those who crave a lavish lifestyle. But where has all that spending gotten you?

Hype is Expensive

Don't buy into hype — literally. Patience on hot ticket items will save you a bundle this holiday season!

101 Classic Christmas Videos Online

Ho, ho, ho! This year Santa is bringing you free Christmas videos, covering everything from classics through your favorite cartoon specials.

Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 locator

This year's big-ticket gifts may be tough to track down. Let XP Bargain help you find the hottest gaming consoles with a few simple clicks!

Read for Free

Skip the bookstore and borrow your next read from a treasure trove of free books — the local library!

Frugal is More than a Way to Spend Money, Part 2

Frugal is a way of life — are you spending too much, or too little?

Stylish but Cheap Gift Wrap Ideas

Skip the pricey gift wrap. You've got everything you need to DIY perfectly presentable presents kicking around the house!

Food Hacks: Recipes

Stop spending money on pre-packaged foods you can whip up at home! These stables are so simple — we promise.

Simple Ways to Shop Around

Whether shopping for a wedding, the latest gadget, or a holiday gift, the Internet is your best friend in scoping deals. Save big with these tips.

Free entertainment all over town

The Internet is your best friend for finding cheap, free, and fun entertainment all over Los Angeles — and any city!

Are we over the deals at Overstock.com?

Do you use Overstock for the latest deals, bargains, and biggest bang for your buck? Are they still going strong?