TextbookRush Review: Never Pay Full Price for Textbooks Again

The costs associated with higher education have skyrocketed in recent years, making everything from tuition to textbooks more difficult to afford. Because of the rising costs of textbooks and our ever-present reliance on the internet, online alternatives are also on the rise. This TextbookRush review will show you how you can save money on textbooks, … Read more

Free eBooks!

free ebooks for iPad

BookBub alerts you to limited-time free and discounted eBooks matching your interests, and BookBub works with all major devices: Kindle, Nook, Android, iPad and Sony Reader. ~~~~~~~ In full disclosure, this post contains affiliate links to help support The Budget Diet girl! My advice will always be unbiased and free, but free won’t pay the … Read more

Rent Textbooks to Save More than Money

By renting your textbooks for next semester at CampusBookRentals.com you will not only be saving yourself some cash, but will be helping children born with facial deformities get the life saving surgeries they need. Campus Book Rentals has teamed up with a great organization, Operation Smile, to help less fortunate kids all over the world. … Read more

Garage Sales and Yard Sales – A Frugal Shoppers Dream!

yard sale shopping tips

Every Saturday morning my friend Ellen would shop garage sales, and return home to show off her treasures. I used to marvel at the treasures she would find until I wised up and joined her! What treasures can you find at a garage sale or yard sale? Here’s a list (in no particular order) of … Read more

Rules for Shopping at Goodwill, Consignment Shops and Thrift Stores

thrift store shopping tips

Rule #1 – Be open minded! Don’t go shopping for a specific item because you probably won’t find it! If you go in looking for a size 8, black cocktail dress, you’ll likely come out empty handed. Instead, go in looking for a cocktail dress and look at sizes 6, 8 and 10 because alterations … Read more

How to Use Groupon For Shopping and Gifts

Ever since the invention of co-ops and wholesale purchasing, consumers have been using the power of group buying to get great discounts on products they use everyday. Now that we’ve entered the internet age, finding ways for consumers to group together to create buying power has gotten even easier with sites like Groupon. Groupon is … Read more