THRIFTY TIPS

DOWN & DIRTY TIPS
Cleaning your glasses, your dog's bad breath, those shower cleaners don't work and more.

ICE DAMS & PANTYHOSE
Lots of snow on the roof and then ice dams. Ice dams lead to water in the house. Here is a simple way to treat the problem.

GIFT CARD TRUTH
No matter if it's the holidays or not, Americans give billions of dollars in Gift Cards to friends and relatives. This download-able .pdf file explains the pitfalls and upsides.

10 TIPS
We've put together ten of our favorite tips. Here's why open houses aren't necessarily good for home sellers, how your TV uses more electricity when it's off, scamming roofers and more. It's a downloadable .pdf file.

CHIMNEY CARE (.pdf file)
Many Frugal Yankees use wood to supplement their heat in the winter, but take care. 40% of heat-related home fires start in your chimney. Download this FREE Frugal Yankee report.

10 FRUGAL TIPS (audio)
Quick, smart money-saving tips from soothing a burned mouth to the best mouse bait and more. All from the The Frugal Yankee. Listen in and comment.

SON OF 10 FRUGAL TIPS (audio)
More quick, smart thrifty and random tips from the Frugal Yankees, Garen Daly and Louise Reilly Sacco. This time there are tips on gypsies, a free cell phone information number, web reviews, when to buy gas, lawn watering and more.

SEPTEMBER BUYING (.pdf file)
September is the end of one season and the beginning of another. You know what that means to a Frugal Yankee? There are deals to be had. Check out this downloadable PDF file which explains where these deals are and how to score them

ITCHY & SCRATCHY (audio)
Bug bites, poison ivy, ticks, wasps, bees, and more attack your skin every summer. To combat these festering sores and bubbling wounds, the Frugal Yankees call on dermatologist Dr. Pam Weinfeld to give solid, practical tips on how to deal.

CARNY SCAMS (audio)
Carnival and fair games are often rigged. Discover the cheats, and ways to beat them. Impress your main squeeze and win that big kewpie doll.

FIGHTING BACK (audio)
Consumers, rip-offs, strategies, value, moneys worth, shoddy merchandise: Unscrewed: The Consumer's Guide to Getting What You Paid for by Ron Burley is an essential tool for the modern consumer. Listen in as the Frugal Yankees fight 'churn' and get their money's worth.

BUSTIN' BAMBI (audio)
Deer invading your backyard? They'll eat expensive shrubs, berries and anything else in sight. They're adaptive and clever, and they're even tougher to stop. Simple steps to help you keep Bambi and his big brethren from destroying your back yard.

CHEAP BASTARD (audio)
Kris Frieswick is the author of The Cheap Bastard's Guide to Boston: Secrets of Living the Good Life--For Free! . She tips us off to some of the best deals around - a few that even the Frugal Yankees had not heard about.

NUKE, NUKER, NUKEST (audio)
Sharon Franke from Good Housekeeping hits the start button on all things microwavable. Tips, myths and recipes are just a part of this irradiated conversation.

STEALING CARS (audio)
1.2 million cars are stolen every year. Surprisingly, It's often a common everyday vehicle. Do you know how to stop them? It's simple, listen to Garen Daly & Louise Reilly Sacco, The Frugal Yankees.

BEATING A SPEEDING TICKET (audio)
In the Frugal Yankee's latest 'How to' segment, a look on how to avoid getting a speeding ticket, and if that fails, how to handle yourself afterwards. Timely, smart and money saving.

WEDDING NO-NOs (audio)
Weddings costs $28k. Invites, limos, cakes, dresses, churches, receptions all add up. You'll need smart and thrifty tips to survive. That's what the Frugal Yankees have. We can't guarantee a happy marriage, but at least we can help you save some money.

AUCTION 101 (audio)
Basic bidding, antique investing, furniture deals, and finding scores are explained by Skinner Auction's Stuart Whitehurst. If you ever thought about bidding at an auction, listen to this.

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