If you or you child has a student loan, do your best to pay at least the interest while they are in school. Subsidized loans do not accrue any interest while they are in school (as well as during the deferment period), but unsubsidized ones do. This will be very beneficial in the long run so you are not paying interest on interest.
This is a good time of the year to check your roof areas for repair possibilities. For minor repairs, grab some roof repair in a tube and a putty knife. General repair caulk is always good to have on hand. “A stitch in time saves nine.”
Sometimes, you just get a craving for Taco Bell. Their 10 taco box allows a choice of soft, hard and bean burritos. All this for only $11.90. You can also try the Taco Twelve and mix in Locos Tacos. You can feed at least 4 if not 5 people. Now that’s frugal!
Speaking of Taco Bell, if you are waiting to get reviews on their breakfast before going, wait no more. It is excellent! It is a little different than the other guys, but different is good in this case. Waffle tacos, scramble burritos, crunchwrap with a hash brown hidden in it. The prices are in line with the other guys as well. Check it out!
If you are a fan of gyros, but not a fan of the cost of take out, go to Aldi’s. Their gyro kit makes 5 gyro sandwiches and is only $7. Make sure you defrost it in the frig overnight. This makes it so much easier. Great taste, great cost, great convenience. Now that’s frugal!
If you have a burned out bulb on your car, take it to O’Reilly’s or Auto Zone. They will make sure you get the right replacement bulb for much less than list price. If you go when they are not busy, there is a good chance they will even help you change it out!