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Shopping for Second-Hand Clothes

GetRichSlowly.org has a great writeup on buying and shopping for second-hand clothing. Another great way to save for your future travels! Check out the full post...
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Use Less Stuff

It's a remarkable notion, I know. But I can't believe how much "stuff" people overuse. Toilet paper, toothpaste, laundry detergent, paper towels. You name it. I read an article a while back about how...
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But what about money?

Ah, the eternal question: "How much money should I bring?" The short answer is: only you know the answer. It depends on the length of your trip, your itinerary and what countries you'll be visiting, your...
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Never buy new

MSN has a great money-saving article on products you should never buy new. Bonus tip: When shopping at Amazon.com, make sure to browse their used or refurbished products. You can typically find links to...
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Create Your Own “Keep the Change” Program

Bank of America, I believe, was the first major bank to offer what they call their Keep the Change program. Basically, it works like this. For every debit card purchase you make, they round that purchase up...
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TV Series DVDs on Sale

If you've traded in your cable bill for additional monthly savings to fund your future travel plans and are now living vicariously through your TV-addicted friends and a Netflix account, check out Amazon's...
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Drink Water and Save $700 A Year

Huh? Drink water, you say? It's ground-breaking! Seriously though, K and I both switched to what is essentially a diabetic's diet. Not because either of us is diabetic, but because it truly is very healthy...
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Steal Your Neighbor’s Internet Connection

OK, we certainly don't advocate stealing anything. But if you're like us, you're none too happy paying upwards of $50/month for high speed internet access. You're in luck because for $20 you can buy a...
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LivingPoor.com

From their website: This web site was created by a guy who’s trying to live the American Dream without a lot of cash, credit, or a high paying job. Topics include tips for others on how to live a frugal...
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Kill Your Cellphone

LivingPoor.com points us to the TracFone as an excellent alternative to your $40+ per month cell phone plan. For as little as $10/month, you can have a pre-paid, pay-as-you-go cell phone. The only caveat is...
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Live Online

Cancel your subscriptions and read free online newspapers, magazines, forums, etc. instead of paying for their real world, offline counterparts. Why buy Wired when you can read it online? Why pay $2-3/day...
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Kill Your Television

Well at least your cable TV anyway. Ditching your cable box completely could save you upwards of $100 every month or $1200 at the end of the year! Depending on whether you've got satellite, digital vs. basic...