Why not make this the year you finally get your finances in order? The library is here to help you save some cash with these guides, available from your local JMRL branch:
Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook: A Guide to Eating Well and Saving Money by Wasting Less Food by Dana Gunders – A handbook for reducing food waste includes checklists, recipes, strategies, and infographics that can help readers change their cooking habits.
Ecothrify: Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life by Deborah Niemann – A must-read for anyone who has ever wanted to live a greener life but thought that it would be too expensive, time-consuming, or difficult, this handy, complete guide will show you how small changes can have a huge environmental impact and save you thousands of dollars, all while improving your quality of life.
Cheaper, Better, Faster: Over 2,000 Tips and Tricks to Save You Time and Money Every Day by Mary Hunt – Presents economical tips and advice to help save money and time on regular household activities, from deodorizing carpets to organizing playrooms, making Christmas decorations, and purchasing the best homeowner’s insurance.
Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World by Mark Ellwood – An investigation into bargain hunting traces the evolution of promotional pricing and sales, exploring the impact of negotiable pricing on markets, the machinations of price consultants, and the growing empowerment of consumers.
Extreme Couponing: How to be a Savvy Shopper and Save Money… One Coupon at a Time by Joni Meyer-Crothers – Counsels readers on how to use coupons to maximize savings, revealing how to acquire coupons and use them to obtain groceries and household products for significantly less than retail price or for free.
Little House Living: The Make-Your-Own Guide to a Frugal, Simple, and Self-Sufficient Life by Merissa A. Alink – Inspired by the beloved Little House on the Prairie books, a motivational homemaking book inspires readers to live an entirely “made-from-scratch” life through recipes and DIY projects to help save money and simplify the everyday.
The Money Saving Mom’s Budget by Crystal Paine – Distills financial advice and practices introduced in the author’s “Money Saving Mom” blog to counsel readers on how to establish financial goals, organize in accordance with financial needs, and reduce grocery and household expenses.