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Consumer Reports Money-Saving Tips for Good Times and Bad, by Walter B. Leonard. 100's of ways to save money every day, without sacrificing quality or value.

Frugal Living for Dummies by Deborah Taylor-Hough. Tips to help get the whole family involved in saving money.

Human Motivation, by Robert Frankey. Answers to questions like why some people more organized than others.

How to LIVE on Minimum Wage, by Tiffany Green. A guide to maximizing your life on a minimal income.

Living on a Shoestring, by The Tightwad Twins. Hundreds of tips on how not to spend money and still make life easier.

Living on Less, and Liking it More, by Maxine Hancock. Find creative ways to care for basic needs.

Living Well on Practically Nothing, by Ed Romney. Hundreds of tips on getting by with less money.

Making the Most of Your Money, by Jane Bryant. Quinn. Explains basic money management techniques and needs.

Misery Moms, by Jonni McCoy. Living on One Income in a Two-Income Economy.

Saving Money with the Tightwad Twins : More Than 1,000 Practical Tips for Women on a Budget, by the Tightwad Twins. For those on a really tight budget.

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, by Cy Tomony. Sections on gimmicks, gadgets and survival techniques.

The Best of Living Cheap News: Practical Advice on Saving Money and Living Well , by Larry Roth. A collection of articles from Roth's frugality newsletter, Living Cheap News

The Complete Tightwad Gazette, by Amy Dacyczyn. Promoting Thrift As a Viable Alternative Lifestyle.

The Complete Cheapskate, by Mary Hunt. How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out, and Break Free from Money Worries Forever.

Money Makeover, by Mary Hunt. Many good tips and ways to get out of debt.

The Complete Idiots Guide to Being a Cheapskate, by Mark Miller. Lots of ways to stretch your income in this book.

The Frugal Almanac, by Melodie Moore. Innovative ideas arranged according to the seasons of the year.

Simple Living

A Simple Choice : A Practical Guide to Saving Your Time, Money and Sanity, by Deborah Taylor-Hough. How to successfully pursue both the simple and frugal lifestyles.

Another Use For... 101 Common Household Items, by Vicki Lansky.Reuse and recycle materials.

Approval Addiction : Overcoming Your Need to Please Everyone, by Joyce Meyer. Reduce stress in your life by overcoming the need to please everyone.

Baking Soda: Over 500 Fabulous, Fun, and Frugal Uses You'Ve Probably Never Thought of, Ranging from cooking tips, to kitchen care and cleaning, to personal hygiene, doing Lansky & Campbell.

Enough: Lifestyle and Financial Planning for Simpler Living, by Betty Jane Wylie. Understand financial life better from a woman's point of view.

Frugal Luxuries, by Tracey McBride. Simple Pleasures to Enhance Your Life and Comfort Your Soul.

Lemon Magic : 200 Beauty and Household Uses for Lemons and Lemon Juice, by Patty Moosbrugger. Using lemons for everything from beauty, to cleaning.

Lists to Live By For Simple Living, by Alice Gray.Find balance, harmony, gentleness, and peace in your life.

Raising Kids with Just a Little Cash, by Lisa Reid.Hundreds of money-saving actions any parent can take to reduce their financial outlay on child rearing.

Simplify Your Household, by Tara Aronson. Ways to simplifying many of the daily details of running a home.

Take Back Your Life: Smart Ways to Simplify Your Daily Living , by Odette Pollar. Smart Ways to Simplify Your Daily Living.

The Busy Mom's Guide to Simple Living : Creative Ideas And Practical Ways for Making the Most Out of What You Have, by Jackie Wellwood. How to live simply and naturally.

The Frugal Woman's Guide to a Rich Life: Simplify Your Life, Save Money and Be Happier, by Stacia Ragolia. A good book for beginners on saving money and using resources wisely.

10 Minute Guide to Beating Debt, by Susan Abentrod. Strategies for keeping track of spending and how to avoid credit.

Downsize your Debt: How to Take Control of Your Personal Finances, by Andrew Feinberg. How to Take Control of Your Personal Finances.

Growing Money, by Karlitz & Honig. The theory behind investing and compound interest written for kids and beginners.

Personal Finance for Dummies, by Eric Tyson. Practical advice to gain control over your finances.

The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom by Suze Orman. The basics of how to handle and manage your money.

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The Frugal Library

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