Tag: thrifty

6 Cheap and Easy Home Improvements That Make a Big Difference

When we moved into our 1982-built townhome a couple years ago, there were some major design “no-no’s” going on. I loved the ’80’s as much as the next fella – but there are certainly some things that should have been left there! Among them are shag carpet, floral patterned couches and gold-colored anything (Gag me …

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3rd Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year Contest

We are pleased to announce our 3rd Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year contest to recognize that special thrifty guy in your life or someone you know who exemplifies thriftiness in all aspects of their life. A little bit about the contest that starts today and ends on August 22, 2018 (at midnight). Please submit only …

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13 Thrifty Christmas Gift Ideas for Men in 2017

As Christmas season soon approaches many people are wondering “what should I get my dad, husband, uncle, or grandpa?” Buying gifts for men is always a difficult one, because we rarely give you ideas, and sometimes just expect ya to know. Or grunt as our spouses rattle off ideas that may interest us. This season …

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2nd Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year Contest

We are pleased to announce our 2nd Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year contest to recognize that special thrifty guy in your life or someone you know who exemplifies thriftiness in all aspects of their life. A little bit about the contest that starts today and ends on August 28, 2017 (at midnight). Please submit only …

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Why Are Many Rich People So Thrifty?

Why are Bill and Warren so happy? Because Warren brought his BOGO coupon so they could get a free lunch at McD’s! Billionaire’s Bill Gates and Warren Buffett were on a trip together when they decided to stop and have lunch together at McDonald’s. Before they got to the counter, Buffett reached into his pocket …

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1st Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year Contest

We are pleased to announce our 1st annual Thrifty Guy of the Year contest to recognize that special thrifty guy in your life or someone you know who exemplifies thriftiness in all aspects of their life. You aim to be as thrifty as this guy. A little bit about the contest that starts today and ends …

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6 Useful Items Under $10 that Can Save You Money

Saw this thread up on Reddit the other day – and thought it was a great topic. Sometimes we think the most useful things cost a lot of money. However, as you will see in the discussion, there are lot of helpful items that you can pickup for under $10 that can actually help you to …

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8 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Thrifty Guy

If you have a thrifty guy or guys on your Christmas list this year – allow us to offer a few suggestions for your review. Having been a guy for over 40 years now and a thrifty one for more than a quarter of those years – we might be able to lend some expertise. …

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9 Things to Buy at the Thrift Store

One of my favorite things to do is to stroll into a local Goodwill store and just browse around for awhile. It’s like going on a treasure hunt every time – you never know what you might find! Most thrift stores offer thousands of items. Many of these items could take the place of what …

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I’m Now Duct-taping My Car

That’s right. I’m keeping my 2004 Saturn Ion together with duct tape. And, I’m not ashamed to admit it. To be a true Thriftster, you have to use duct tape (or another form of adhesive) to salvage or maintain pieces of your equipment in order to make it last longer than anyone thought humanly possible. …

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