Hybrid Car Recommendations
Weekly Update - Hybrid Car Recommendations, Back to School Savings, and more
This week at Cheapism we reviewed the year's best cheap hybrid cars and continued gearing up for the school year with -- what else -- more ways to save.
Hybrid Cars.For frugal consumers concerned about their carbon footprints, we've updated our buying guide to cheap hybrid cars. The 2012 models are less expensive than the hybrids we recommended last time around, so we were able to drop our price ceiling to $26,000. Our picks include a small car from Toyota's famous Prius lineup that boasts 53 miles per gallon in the city and three family sedans that promise plenty of room for five.
New Blog Posts.
Back-to-School Shopping.If your family is like most, there's at least one monster list of materials and supplies needed for the new school year. But running out to the store without having done your homework can be costly and stressful. Make sure you've read our tips on saving money (and enjoying the time with your kids) before you start crossing off each back-to-school item from your list.
Surprising Uses for a Pool Noodle.Stores are clearing out their summer toys, which means markdowns for customers. When you see our list of 10 ways to use a pool noodle, you'll be eager to help empty those shelves.
Money for Moving.Moving is an expensive undertaking, but we found some unexpected ways that you can actually make money off your move -- and do some decluttering while you're at it.
Cheap Dorm Decor.Your college student is bound to need some essentials this fall to decorate his or her dorm room. Our guide to decorating a dorm room on the cheap will keep you well within your budget guidelines.