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GoingGrey

Joined 8 years ago from Oxbow, Oregon

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During the recession, I watched my income drop from more than $4000 a month to barely $1000 a month, thanks primarily to the economic situation. I had to come up with some inventive and creative ways to save money, while maintaining a lifestyle I've grown accustomed to. I learned how to live on less than $1,000 a month, and even though I don't have to live so cheaply anymore, I still do! Here, I will share what I've learned, and some mistakes I've made!

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  • Key Lime Pie: Make it yourself cheap, quick and easy!
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    Key Lime Pie: Make it yourself cheap, quick and easy!

    8 years ago

    As I was organizing my kitchen yesterday, which lately seems to be a never-ending project, I decided to sort out my overstock of canned food and set some aside to donate to my local food bank. Far in the back reaches of...

  • Saving Money on Your Propane Bill
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    Saving Money on Your Propane Bill

    8 years ago

    Propane, also known as LPG, isn't just for backyard barbeques, it is also used by many to power their water heaters, dryers, ovens and stoves, automobiles, and even refrigerators! Propane is a byproduct of the refining...

  • How I cut my water bill in half
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    How I cut my water bill in half

    8 years ago

     Three years ago, I was using an average of 6,200 gallons of water a month for an average water bill cost of about $78.  And I live alone. $78... more than I actually was spending on gasoline every month! That is a...

  • How I saved $100 on my electric bill
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    How I saved $100 on my electric bill

    8 years ago

    In today's economy, saving money whereever we can is more important than ever. One of the easiest ways to save money is to cut your electric bill. With some simple changes, you can easily save 10% on your monthly bill....

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