Frugal Tip: When “Saving” isn’t really “Saving”

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This might come off as more of a rant than a “tip”, but please try and look past the “rantyness” and get to the core of the issue… We’re bombarded with messages about sales when you can save 10% off with this coupon, or save 20% if you sign up for that credit card, or…

Frugal Tip: How to save $1.50/month by switching to Paperless Billing on T-Mobile

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I just got my T-Mobile bill and was surprised to see an insert noting “Important Changes to your T-Mobile® bill.” Upon closer inspection, this note says that “Starting in September [2009], T-Mobile will begin charging $1.50 per month” if you receive a paper bill. “This fee will show on your bill as a “Paper Bill…

Frugal Tip: Drink Water instead of Caffeine

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Sorry it’s been a while since my last Frugal Tip. Inspiration, it seems, comes in spurts. Today’s tip deviates from my traditional tips in that I haven’t yet implemented this time (I have all the others). What is Caffeine? Information via Wikipedia: Caffeine… Caffeine was discovered by a German chemist, Friedrich Ferdinand Runge, in 1819,…