Articles for author: Andrea

Should We Really Start Stockpiling Food?

Some experts claim that we should be stockpiling foods in anticipation of rising food prices -- a sign of lean times ahead, based on our current economy. But how do you know what kinds of foods to stockpile? And exactly how much should you be storing away?

How To Dress Frugally: The Ever-Popular ‘Frugal Uniform’

I seem to have developed a standard uniform for everyday dress. I am sure other frugal people can attest to this. For me, the frugal uniform consists of dressing primarily in comfortable black slacks and black or white shirts. For others, it may mean wearing jeans and t-shirts. I know a few frugal men who stick to gray and navy slacks with white shirts.

Tips For Resisting High Pressure Sales

Sales people are not crazy about comparison shoppers like me. They want to catch you as soon as you think you might want to buy an item, and get you to make an impulse purchase on the spot. They want your money now and are not afraid to pressure you into making a purchase. Here are 4 tips for resisting high-pressure sales...