Thursday, July 31, 2008

How Some Idiots Save Money

Seems like every magazine you see has money saving tips these days. In order to make fun of them at The Daily Egg, I needed to read up on the tips themselves for inspiration.

Some of these things are a little outlandish. There are people out there who will gladly exchange time for money and make a hobby (fetish?) out of it. I was first tempted to make fun of those people, but it is nearly impossible to make fun of something that is already a farce.

The Simple Dollar - 100 Great Tips for Saving Money

Billed as a list for people who are just getting started saving money. He makes his own laundry gell on his stove.

Money Saving Tips - 75 Painless Ways to Save Money

For some reason, whenever I call my credit card company demanding that they lower the interest rate, they just start laughing and hang up. Maybe it will work for you.

106 Money-Saving Tips for a Frugal Lifestyle

Otherwise known as the 106 extremely obvious ways to save money if you could be bothered.

The Frugal Law Student

Here is an interesting concept. While learning how to sue people into the poor house, this Law Student spends his billable hours saving money.