Multcolib My Librarian Heather: Frugalists unite!
Annotation:Poorcraft is the essential comic book guide to practical urban and suburban frugality! Whether you're new to independent living, a recent college graduate, or just downshifting to a simpler lifestyle, Poorcraft can help you with everything from finding a home to finding a hobby, dinner to debt relief, education to entertainment.
Annotation:A practical, flexible guide to cutting the costs of everyday living, saving money and even making a few extra pounds. No matter what your level of income, it will allow you to make as many or as few changes as you want, and will help you to make living cheaper and more fulfilling.
Annotation:Be Thrifty offers positive solutions for every facet of our lives. It is not about being cheap, it's about being smart and self-sufficient.
Annotation:With solid tips on how to haggle, how to become a frugal fashionista, maintaining home and hearth on a budget, and practical advice on thrifty gardening, travel, and entertainment, Harris provides essential guidelines to living a quality life on less.
Annotation:Considers our hot-and-cold relationship with thrift and offers a colorful ride through its history in America, from Ben Franklin and his famous maxims to the branding of Jews and the Chinese as cheap in order to neutralize the economic competition they represented.
Annotation:What is the Conserver Lifestyle? It is about rethinking our consumerist approach to the world and focusing on what we really value in life.
Annotation:Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without--our grandmothers knew the importance of responsible, thrifty choices. But somewhere along the way we lost our way and succumbed to the belief that we can get everything for next to nothing.
Annotation:Find the dozen tried and true financial habits the Amish have employed for generations that will make your cash last longer and help you build wealth.
Annotation:How do you define the good life? For many, success is measured not by health and happiness but by financial wealth. But such a worldview overlooks the important things in life: personal contentment, family time, spirituality, and the health of the planet and those living on it. A preoccupation with money and possessions is not only unhealthy, it can also drain the true joy from life.