Thrifty Living: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself: General Reference)

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Learn to save without breaking into a sweat

Thrifty Living is a comprehensive but flexible guide on how to cut the costs of everyday living, save money, and even make a little extra money. It allows you to make as many or as few changes as you want to cut back on spending, whether you just want to save a little money or whether you are on an impossibly tight budget. It covers all areas of spending, from banks and bills to shopping, and offers extra help for non-financial economies, including recycling, cooking and cleaning on a budget. With advice on cutting travel costs, and plenty of tips for cheap days out and sustainable, low-cost things to do, this is the ultimate guide to living a cheap but fulfilling life.

  • Goes back to basics, with lots of advice on cleaning your home the old-fashioned way, growing your own vegetables and similar advice.
  • Takes a light-hearted approach that conceals plenty of practical tips and straightforward advice.
  • Authored by a leading journalist, writer and home and garden expert.

Topics include:
Ten Ways to Save Money Now; Getting the Thrifty Habit; Know Your Shopping Rights; Thrifty Money Matters; Beat the Bills; Internet Know-How; The Fine Art of Haggling; Thrifty Shopping; Reduce, Reuse and Recycle; Savings on Clothes; Saving Time and Holidays; Make the Most of the Garden; Earn a Little Something; Answers to the Quick Revision Tests; Taking It Further

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About the Author:

Barty Phillips is an author, journalist, lecturer and radio and TV broadcaster. She is the former home correspondent of The Observer and gardening columnist for the Sunday Telegraph, and the author of numerous home and leisure titles.

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