Thrifty Living

Thrifty Living

Book - 2010
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Learn to save without breaking into a sweat

Thrifty Living is a comprehensive but flexible guide on how to cut the costs of everyday living, save money, and even make a little extra money. It allows you to make as many or as few changes as you want to cut back on spending, whether you just want to save a little money or whether you are on an impossibly tight budget. It covers all areas of spending, from banks and bills to shopping, and offers extra help for non-financial economies, including recycling, cooking and cleaning on a budget. With advice on cutting travel costs, and plenty of tips for cheap days out and sustainable, low-cost things to do, this is the ultimate guide to living a cheap but fulfilling life.

Goes back to basics, with lots of advice on cleaning your home the old-fashioned way, growing your own vegetables and similar advice. Takes a light-hearted approach that conceals plenty of practical tips and straightforward advice. Authored by a leading journalist, writer and home and garden expert.

Topics include:
Ten Ways to Save Money Now; Getting the Thrifty Habit; Know Your Shopping Rights; Thrifty Money Matters; Beat the Bills; Internet Know-How; The Fine Art of Haggling; Thrifty Shopping; Reduce, Reuse and Recycle; Savings on Clothes; Saving Time and Holidays; Make the Most of the Garden; Earn a Little Something; Answers to the Quick Revision Tests; Taking It Further

Publisher: [Chicago] : McGraw-Hill, 2010
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9780071665001
Branch Call Number: 332.024 P5582t 2010
Characteristics: xxiii, 280 p. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Teach yourself thrifty living


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