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The Non-Consumer Advocate · 4d ago

The Time Has Come to Stop to Stop Using Plastic Bags

The following is a reprint of a previously published post. Enjoy! Want to save the earth, but don’t know where to start? Here’s a simple suggestion — stop using plastic shopping bags! It is ...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 5d ago

Five Frugal Things — Extra Income Edition

My husband and I stopped into a Goodwill the other evening, where he scored a new looking ...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 1W ago

Save big bucks when you pay by the pound and shop at a Goodwill Outlet

The following article first appeared over at ClarkHoward.com.  You may have started to inc...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 1W ago

Five Frugal Things

I sold my thrifted Dyson vacuum cleaner through Craigslist, making a tidy $100 profit. Now that I know how to crack open and clean the “cyclone”  I can start keeping an eye open for more of them to flip. #collegefund I did a grocery store run this af...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 1W ago

Five Frugal Things

I picked up a Dyson vacuum cleaner at the pay-by-the-pound Goodwill Outlet store while thrifting with my mother. I paid a budget-worthy twenty bucks for this bad boy which needed nothing mor...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 2W ago

Five Frugal Things

I worked two days at the hospital this week and even though the hospital was giving away c...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 2W ago

How to Budget, Old School Style — Old “Schoolhouse Rock” Style

In case you were looking for a lesson on how to budget . . . Katy Wolk-Stanley “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.” Click HERE to follow The Non-Consumer Advocate on Twitter. ...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 2W ago

Five Frugal Things

My husband and and I walked to the library yesterday to return a DVD and look for fresh reading material. I dragged him to a garage sale along the way, where I spent a dollar and bought: – A...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 3W ago

Five Frugal Things

My husband and I wanted to go do fun stuff the other day, yet couldn’t justify the cost. (April was an extremely expensive month due to tuition payment, taxes and some unexpected medical fee...
The Non-Consumer Advocate · 3W ago

Do these things at home to make the most of your vacation dollars

This article first appeared over at ClarkHoward.com. When the subject of frugal vacationing comes up, the focus is understandably on the cost of the actual vacation. You know, the airfare, h...