Be Thrifty: How to Live Better with Less
by Pia Catton
This book is an indispensable omnibus for graduates sharing their first apartment, young families stretching a dollar, retirees, students, frugalistas (the fashionably frugal), career-changers, and anyone who wants to cut back and needs ideas for how to get started. It offers positive solutions for every facet of our lives, covering food, health, finances, entertainment, education, travel, clothing, pets, and those often costly special occasions from a big family Thanksgiving to getting married. "Be Thrifty" is not about being cheap, it's about being smart and self-sufficient.
Frugal Isn't Cheap: Spend Less, Save More and Live Better
by Clare K. Levison
Levison serves up practical financial advice, and challenges you to change the way you think about money. Her message is clear and deceptively simple: it's cool to be smart about your money; it's stylish to be sensible rather than overindulgent; financial stability is more glamorous than extravagance. But should you cut up the credit cards? Levison prefers to promote responsibility rather than abstinence.
Living Large on Less: A Guide to Saving Without Sacrifice
by Christina Spence
This book is full of hundreds of ways to save money without drastically altering your lifestyle. You can eat the food you want, wear your favorite designer's clothes, take a dream vacation and throw a great party without breaking the bank. Christina Spence offers practical, easy-to-implement ways to save serious money on everyday expenses, from groceries to housing to transportation.
Living with Less: So Your Family has More
by Jill Savage
Our culture believes that bigger is better, but Jill and Mark Savage believe that being satisfied with less materially can allow you to give your family more -- emotionally, relationally, and spiritually. The Savages, a husband and wife team who have made it on less than society says they need for more than 20 years, lay out a three-step plan for investing in the things that really matter.
Suddenly Frugal: How to Live Happier and Healthier with Less
by Leah Ingram
Many people know one or two things they can do to save money, like cutting back on vacations and meals out, but beyond that, they're stumped. When they look at their current lifestyle, they have no idea where they can trim the fat without sacrificing their quality of life. This book can help readers identify small, painless changes they can make to their daily habits that can add up to big savings -- while bringing them closer as a family.
The Money Saving Mom's Budget
by Crystal Paine
Crystal Paine, who has helped busy women everywhere take control of their finances, presents her most effective strategies designed for families of all sizes and income levels.
Thrifty: Living the Frugal Life with Style
by Marjorie Harris
Written in Marjorie Harris's trademark witty, engaging, and accessible style, this book is full of simple and savvy tips drawn from her own richly thrifty experience, and those of other experts. With solid tips on how to haggle, how to become a frugal fashionista, maintaining home and hearth on a budget, and practical advice on thrifty gardening, travel, and entertainment, Harris provides essential guidelines to living a quality life on less.
Tossed & Found: Where Frugal is Chic
by Barb Tobias
This book reveals how to clear the clutter from the home and resell it; and it uncovers the secrets to decorating and dressing with fantastic results. From first-time apartment dwellers to transitioning baby boomers, "Tossed & Found" has something for everyone. It dishes up a generous plate of intriguing stories pulled from the frugal adventures of a newly thrift-conscious nation.