Festival of Frugality #140: The Frugal Quotes Edition

Our Fourpence Worth participated in the Festival of Frugality #140: The Frugal Quotes Edition hosted at the beautifully designed FIRE Finance with our post Save by Not Saving on These Things by Madoline Hatter.

My favorite frugal quote from this edition was:
“The best way to save money is not to lose it.” - Les Williams

One of the posts I found useful was How To Change Your Car’s Engine Oil by Clever Dude. This was something I had briefly contemplated doing ourselves in the past, but after reading this article, I am thinking twice about it. But it gives good step by step instructions as well as tells you what equipment you need in order to change your own oil. Note that you need to change your own oil about 12-15 times before the oil and equipment purchases start paying you back, so if this is something you don’t think you can stick with long term, save by not saving on your own oil changes!

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Money Hacks Carnival No. 26: Old Money Edition

Welcome to the The Old Money Edition of the Money Hacks Carnival! If this is your first time here, please have a look around and consider subscribing to our RSS feed. RSS Icon Be sure to also check out Festival of Frugality No. 139: The Michael Phelps Edition which was hosted here yesterday for more recommended reading.

Madoline and I have a fondness for history and all things old, so the theme for today’s carnival is “Old Money.” While credit cards, online banking and checks are great modern commodities, they just don’t have the charm of good, old fashioned money – in other words, cash. We hope you enjoy this tour through United States Treasury history and the art to be found in currencies of the past.

1934 Series $100,000 USD Bill (Woodrow Wilson)
1934 $100,000 USD Bill (Woodrow Wilson)

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1918 Series $10,000 USD Bill (Salmon P. Chase)
1918 $10,000 USD Bill (Salmon P. Chase)

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Festival of Frugality No. 139: The Michael Phelps Edition

Welcome to the 139th Edition of the Festival of Frugality! This week’s edition celebrates the sensational achievements of Michael Phelps, holder of 15 Olympic Gold Medals and 7 World Records in swimming, in the past week and a half at the 2008 Olympics with photos and inspirational quotes from the champion himself.

I am also hosting the Money Hacks Carnival tomorrow, so be sure and check back for more great reads! If this is your first time here, please look around and consider subscribing to our RSS feed. RSS Icon

Now on with the carnival!

Michael Phelps Gold Medal 100-meter Butterfly - AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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“Dream big, dream as big as you can. If you dream your biggest dream, anything is possible. No matter what you set your imagination to, anything can happen.”

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