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Small Change Archive: Bargains

Bring the Bar to Your Home

One of my favorite things to do on a summer evening is to sit outside and have cocktails with my friends after work. But hitting a bar a few times a week can be very costly in this town. Our...

By Nancy Trejos  |  August 6, 2009; 7:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Bargains , Nancy Trejos  
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More Grocery Store Tips

A couple of Saturdays ago, our frugal intern Emma L. Carew wrote about making private-label purchases at the grocery store. A lot of you commented and e-mailed Emma with some suggestions. She'd like to share them with you. Here goes:...

By Nancy Trejos  |  August 5, 2009; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bargains , Meals & Food , Nancy Trejos  
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Pack Your Own Lunch

Today, we have another guest post from our frugal intern Emma L. Carew. She's figured out a way to make delicious lunches on an intern's budget. Her lunches put the turkey and cheese sandwiches I often bring to the office...

By Nancy Trejos  |  August 5, 2009; 7:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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How To Budget Like An Intern

Our intern Emma Carew is back again! We love to see persistence. And Emma has a lot to write about from personal experience, especially as a summer intern in Washington. She polled her colleagues for their favorite tips on living...

By Ylan Mui  |  July 29, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Bargains , Ylan Q. Mui  
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Let Students Pamper You

We love our intern, Emma Carew, because she is enthusiastic and works hard. The same could be said for the students at local cosmetology and massage therapy schools that offer discounted services. Emma found out that these schools can help...

By Ylan Mui  |  July 27, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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When to Make Private-Label Purchases

Every summer, Washington is flooded with interns trying to live on a budget in one of the country's most expensive cities. Cheap beer and ramen noodles seem to be staples of the intern diet. One of our interns, Emma Carew,...

By Ylan Mui  |  July 24, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Bargains , Cheap & Green , Ylan Q. Mui  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Saving Money on Back to School, Ylan Mui , July 23, 2009
Try on a Clothing Swap for Size, Ylan Mui , July 21, 2009
Should We Cash In Our Clunker?, Ylan Mui , July 20, 2009
More Free Things to Do in D.C., Nancy Trejos , July 14, 2009
Is Free Worth It?, Nancy Trejos , July 14, 2009
Share Your DIY Projects, Ylan Mui , July 9, 2009
Dating on a Budget, Nancy Trejos , July 8, 2009
Free Fun in D.C., Nancy Trejos , July 7, 2009
Do You Save or Spend at Costco?, Nancy Trejos , July 6, 2009
Saving on Groceries, Nancy Trejos , June 23, 2009
Cheap and Comforting Foods, Ylan Mui , June 18, 2009
Frugal Ideas for Father's Day, Ylan Mui , June 17, 2009
To Rent or To Buy, Nancy Trejos , June 16, 2009
How to Navigate a Yard Sale, Ylan Mui , June 9, 2009
A Good Time for Business Travelers, Nancy Trejos , June 4, 2009
A World Beyond eBay: New Auction Web Sites, Nancy Trejos , June 4, 2009
I Scream for Cheap Ice Cream, Ylan Mui , May 27, 2009
Go Generic, Nancy Trejos , May 27, 2009
Memorial Day Money-Saving Tips, Ylan Mui , May 22, 2009
Bargain Your Way to a Bargain, Ylan Mui , May 21, 2009
Do You BYOB? , Nancy Trejos , May 19, 2009
Recessionize Your Traveling, Nancy Trejos , May 12, 2009
Cheap Weddings: Is That An Oxymoron?, Ylan Mui , May 7, 2009
Do You Really Have to Travel in Style?, Nancy Trejos , May 5, 2009
Finding Bargains for Baby, Ylan Mui , May 1, 2009
Dining Out Tricks, Nancy Trejos , April 27, 2009
To Bake or Not to Bake, Nancy Trejos , April 23, 2009
Looking Good in a Recession, Nancy Trejos , April 22, 2009
Coupons More Popular than Britney, Ylan Mui , April 21, 2009
More Tips from Frugal Foodies, Nancy Trejos , April 17, 2009
How to Turn Your Kids' Clothes into Cash, Ylan Mui , April 16, 2009
How to Become a Frugal Foodie, Nancy Trejos , April 13, 2009
Eating Out Early and on the Cheap, Ylan Mui , April 9, 2009
 
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