Living Cheap – Debt and Credit Part 1: Managing Debt

This will be a featured two-part article dealing with credit and debt. Let’s face it, in order to learn the art of cheap living, you’ll need to have a handle on these two things. In Part 1, I’m going to talk about unmanaged debt and how it can severely affect your lifestyle. I’ll also talk about how you can do something about it and begin living cheap, like me. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Memory – Where to Find Storage at a Fair Price

Data storage can be as inexpensive as you want it to be. Cheap memory is now easy to find given the multitude of sources for low cost computer related products. Now, you don’t have to spend big money to acquire storage; all you need is a little patience and a few tricks to obtain the best deals available. Read the rest of this entry »

Find a Cheap Apartment Anywhere in the USA

A big chunk of your income can go right down the drain if you are living in a place you can barely afford.  A cheaper rental alternative can give your limited budget a break and provide you with extra cash to spend on other essentials.  Finding that cheap apartment is a must if cheap living is your goal. Read the rest of this entry »

Try a Hostel – A Unique Way to Save on Travel Costs

Many young people and backpackers practice cheap living on a regular basis, because they choose to stay in a hostel rather than a hotel. You can save money by staying in a hostel, but that isn’t the only reason people stay there. Below, you can find out why some people believe hostels are the best type of accommodation. And if you decide you like the idea, you can even book a hostel online. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Family Living – 6 Great Ways to Save Every Day

Here I am with another installment of tips from the tightwad. You can use these ideas to trim your budget and be on your way to cheap family living. A cheap living lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to do without, it just means you need to cut unnecessary costs to make the most of the money you have. Here is today’s list: Read the rest of this entry »

Discovering Cheap Travel is Essential to Cheap Living

Gone are the days when cheap is shameful; now, cheap means sensible and practical.  Finding good value for money is no longer limited to grocery and restaurant coupons. It now extends to cheap travel. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Flights – Get the Most from Your Airfare Dollar

When you’re looking for cheap flights, there are many factors you should consider. Air travel can be rather expensive, so the rules of cheap living really apply here. Below, I’ll share with you some tips to keep your fares as low as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

Inexpensive Living – Tips for a Cheaper Lifestyle

Here I am again with another installment of tips. I called this post inexpensive living, but the truth is all the titles refer to the same general idea, which is to become a cheap living master. In future tip posts, I’ll sometimes focus on specific areas such as travel, groceries, high-tech items, etc. Today’s tips are: Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Living Room Ideas – How to Decorate and Furnish for Less

When you’re trying to practice cheap living, buying furniture is surely a big issue. Of course you’d like to save money, but you probably don’t want a living room that looks like a dump. Here are some cheap living room ideas that should be useful for balancing appearance versus cost. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Money – Debt and Credit Part 2: A Credit Card Can be Your Friend

I called this article Cheap Money to stick to my cheap naming theme, but it should actually be called ‘Free Money’. Why? Because you can get money for free by following my guide below. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Ticket – Find a Ticket for Any Event Online

If you have a passion for entertainment and love to attend concerts, sports, the theater, and other such events, then a method for finding a cheap ticket is a must for you. Fortunately, there are various ticket brokers online that allow you to search for the best prices and the best seats. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Properties – Finding Undervalued Real Estate While the Market is Down

The largest expense you’ll have every month is more than likely housing. Most people pay at least one third of their income for a place to live. Due to this fact, finding cheap properties would be a huge help for those of us dedicated to a cheap living lifestyle. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap Driving Lessons – Be Sure the Course is Approved

Eager to get your driver’s license but worried about unnecessary classroom hours to learn the theories of driving? Worry no more, you can get cheap driving lessons online! No more stressing out. Do it when it’s convenient in the comforts of your own home. Read the rest of this entry »

If You Are a Student, Cheap Living is Key to Survival

Most students do not have the good fortune of having millionaires for parents and thus depend on their meager allowance to juggle the expenses associated with studying and the unavoidable parties around the campus. It’s a constant struggle and one needs to tighten belts more often than splurge in the luxury of abundance. So, if you are a student, cheap living is a must. Read the rest of this entry »

Hostels – Cheap Living Away from Home

If you’ve been traveling around, you must have noticed the increasing number of hostels in almost all destinations the world over.  Their almost dirt cheap rates make them a must establishment in every city catering to the growing number of budget travelers. Read the rest of this entry »