April showers bring May flowers, and savings are already sprouting. Use the self-made fertilizer from your compost bin when landscaping your yard. Grab a bargain on a mattress or a small appliance for...
It's chic to be green, so let the echo of Earth Day reverberate year long as you find good uses for what otherwise seems like trash. Turn up the volume on your iPhone speakers while chilling. Step out...
Spring cleaning provides an opportune time to sort through boxes of old stuff and purge clutter. But think twice before you earmark something for the trash. Cheapism turned to green blogs for their...
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.
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With spring in the air, now's the time to bring some of that sweet sunshine indoors with a good spring cleaning. But don't head to the store just yet: By making your own natural cleaning products, you...
This week we posted several new frugal tips, ranging from deals on vacuums and dishwashers to buying guides for seasonal products and cheap makeup. Check out our busy week below. Also, you can now find...
With global warming a growing threat, there's lots of talk about energy-efficient products -- a boon for the environment and your wallet. Yes, there's an initial upfront cost with these products that...
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If you've been a little careless about leaving lights on and letting the tap water run, October is the month to turn over a new leaf. This is Energy...
Office Chairs. While office chairs can cost upward of $1,000 -- and even earn a place in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art -- we...
Did you know that if you'll switch your Jeep Grand Cherokee to a Toyota Prius you would save almost $2000 on gas each year? Check out this cool infographic which helps you understand why should you buy...
Vegan health and wellness expert Kathy Freston knows eating organic fresh fruit and veggies is expensive. She doesn't want that fact to deter people from exploring the vegan lifestyle, in which participants... Read more on Huffington Post »
As more and more people look into living "greener," they're learning that what's good for the environment is also often expensive for the wallet. One such environmentally-friendlier purchase involves the... Read more on BlogHer »
The cheapest electric car has made its debut -- in a European auto show, anyway. Gas2.org offers a few details about this super-cheap and super-tiny electric marvel -- like, it weighs less than... Read more on Gas2.org »
Spending money on energy-saving devices to save money on energy is an interesting concept. But Fox News found a number of gizmos that can help you track your energy use or reduce your energy use. Read more on Fox News »
The next time you think about how to reduce your electric bill, you might wonder which light bulb is the most efficient. As Wallet Pop explains, you've got several options, from the traditional... Read more on Wallet Pop »
With spring just around the corner, you may be ready for some cheap gardening tips. These come directly from a professional horticulturalist, one who even farms on historic grounds, by way of USA Today. Read more on USA Today »
Cheap organic food sounds like a contradiction in terms, but WKYC.com walks you down the grocery aisle while feeding you with tips about how to choose the organic food items that won't weigh too... Read more on wkyc.com »
New electric car discounts passed through dealers may be in the offing, courtesy of the Obama administration. But CNN Money reports dealers are pushing back, concerned about the hassles of collecting... Read more on CNN Money »
The world's most economical car just made it's debut, reports International Business Times. But don't hold your breath until you can drive it -- the news site says you'll have to wait until 2013... Read more on International Business Times »
In case you haven't noticed, it's winter, folks, and that means huge heating bills for many of us. So here comes Fox News with a recap of those commen-sense ideas that can help you shave more than... Read more on Fox News »
It's that time again -- new cars are hitting dealer showrooms. This year, reports MSN Autos, frugal drivers are in luck. Check out this list of 10 compact cars that should meet your standards for... Read more on MSN Autos »
Here's another take on living frugally: buy what others no longer need. The Times Union spotlights a blogger who wholeheartedly embraces this concept. But don't go after the junk -- only buy the... Read more on Times Union »
Wanna drive green and save yourself some greenbacks nextt ime you need a rental car? Check out the car sharing programs, suggests The New York Times -- if you only need the hybrid for a short time, Read more on The New York Times »
Bare naked has its time and place. Like summertime sleeping, suggests Savings.com. Yup -- go to bed without your jammies and save money on AC and laundry, and get an added kick knowing that you're... Read more on savings.com »
Gas-guzzling SUVs are so last year. This year we've got a slew of new entrants in the high fuel economy segment, and Consumer Reports has a rundown of eight thrifty gas sippers, including the Ford... Read more on Consumer Reports »
Pssst...wanna buy a four-door sedan but you're worried the local green squad will picket your house? Well, stand up and be proud that you've chosen one the 10 cars on Edmund's list of this year's... Read more on Edmunds »
Here's the question of the day: are you eco-minded or cheap? The Simple Dollar calculated the cost of flushing each time and weighed the non-monetary costs and benefits and concludes....well, you... Read more on The Simple Dollar »
Here's a challenge: if you really want to save money and limit your impact on the environment, try living in a very tiny house. Read this story from USA Today and click on the links to see how some... Read more on USA Today »
With an assortment of cheaper hybrid cars now on the market, eco-conscious but budget-minded consumers have something to cheer about: new-model hybrid cars for $19,800-$28,000. Our writer researched... Read more on Cheapism »
There are certain things we often take for granted in this country. Clean drinking water is one. But people living in less developed countries -- and quite possibly some American consumers, as well -- Read more on SmartPlanet.com »
Forget about those over-hyped hybrids. You can save the planet and your wallet by driving one of these new and low-cost four-cylinder models, due out in the next year. Thanks to AOL Autos for the... Read more on AOL Autos »
So, you think keeping your tires at the right air pressure is all you need to know about getting more miles out of that gas tank? Hah! Read these fuel-saving tips from an engineer at Ford, courtesy of... Read more on AOL »
Here's a chance to feel good about sending a child off to college this fall: save lots of money and be kind to the environment. Fast Company reports on a new business that pulls together everything (??) Read more on Fast Company »
Forget about those trickle-down policies the big guys in Washington keep promising. Go with the bottom-up approach and take control of your environment. SmartMoney.com lists five ways to cut your energy... Read more on SmartMoney.com »
For you egg-lovers and wannabe farmers, it will cost more to raise your own chickens to get those farm-fresh eggs you crave-- but if that doesn't deter you, Chicken Keeping Secrets shares some vital information... Read more on Chicken Keeping Secrets »
Stay cool this summer (and for many summers beyond) by following these money-saving tips from 39online.com. (Note: There's a bonus video accompanying the article.) Read more on 39online.com »