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Enter the Shell Gasoline Sweepstakes to win Shell fuel for a year for you and 5 friends! One lucky winner plus 5 of their friends will have an opportunity to win free Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines for a full year. Click on the image to find out more! Contest ends 6 May 2013. Contests & Sweepstakes

Win FREE Gasoline for 1 YEAR (for you + 5 friends)

Enter the Shell Gasoline Sweepstakes to win Shell fuel for a year for you and 5 friends! One lucky winner plus 5 of their friends will have an opportunity to win free Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines for a full year. Click on the image to find out more! Contest ends 6 May 2013. Contests & Sweepstakes

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The Only Money-Saving Gasoline Tip That Worked

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

From squeezing every last mile out of a tank to using the Gas Buddy app on my iPhone to find the absolute lowest gasoline price near me, gas at $4.00+ per gallon can be a budget killer.

Daily Frugal Tip: Save On Gasoline

Couponing 101

Check out this great frugal tip for today: Save On Gasoline Every Time You Fill Up ! Daily Frugal Tip: Save On Gasoline is a post from Couponing 101. Nice little tidbits to remember when trying to save on gas money! Be sure to check out the previous gas frugal tips: Combining Trips and Using The Gas Buddy App ! How do you save on gas money? Do you have a Frugal Tip you’d like to share? Please send me an email !

Can Electric Cars Really Save You Money?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

As gasoline prices quickly approach an average of $4 a gallon across the country, many people are looking once again at hybrid cars as a way to cut expenditures from their budget and save money. Gasoline and Hybrids.

Enter To Win Free Gas For A Year From Shell

Saving Everyday

Enter to win FREE Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines for a full year – just click the banner ! Freebies

Sweeps: Win Shell Fuel For A Year

For the Mommas

With 20% more of the patented Shell Nitrogen Enriched Cleaning System than before, Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines actively clean and protect intake valves and fuel injectors from performance-robbing gunk. No other gasoline protects better!

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Why Those EPA Mileage Estimates Do Not Add Up

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Gasoline Purity. No, gas stations are not selling dirty gas, but some gasoline varieties are cut with more ethanol than others. Burning gasoline that contains 10 percent ethanol (known as E10) will lower your fuel efficiency by up to 3-4 percent according to the EPA.

Are You Getting Ripped Off At The Gas Pump?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The email was adamant that pumps were overcharging for gasoline because the total amount didn’t really match up to the price times the number of gallons. My Gasoline Ripoff Non-Scientific Test.

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5 Fuel Saving Tips (Guest Post)

Saving Cents With Sense

And as you know, gasoline coupons just don’t appear out this air. That means all of us have to take extra steps so that we can conserve gasoline and get the most out of each fill up. Not only that, they can also make you burn more gasoline.

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Get Freebies and Discounts Every T-Mobile Tuesday

Couponing 101

In the past, offers have included free Redbox rentals, Dunkin’ Donuts credits, movie tickets, Auntie Anne’s pretzels, gasoline discounts, and so much more. If you’re a T-Mobile customer, check the T-Mobile Tuesday app today to get the latest deal!

Why Use Cash?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

She envisioned me running out of gasoline and not being able to get home. I hate paying for things like dinners out or gasoline weeks after I have eaten or used up the gas. Each month, when he got paid, most of it went to pay off the gasoline credit card charges. Back in my teens and early twenties, Mom used to yell at me about not carrying enough cash. At the time, I didn’t have credit cards so it was a valid concern.

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11 Ways To Make Personal Travel More Sustainable And Less Polluting

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You can pick up a good used bike for under $100 and stop paying for gasoline and emitting noxious gases. Sure beats using gasoline every day! And when that day comes, you can’t do much better than picking up a new or late model electric or electric-gasoline hybrid car like a Prius.

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Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Biofuel vs. Electric

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Gasoline and diesel are called “fossil fuels” because they are derived from plant and animal remains that are millions of years old. Hybrid-electric cars, which have an electric motor and a gasoline engine, offer a balance of eco-friendliness and practicality.

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Walmart: Up To 50% Off On Generators

For the Mommas

Sportsman Gasoline 4000W Portable Generator $269.99 {Was $599.99}. Smarter Tools 7500W Propane (LPG) and Gasoline Generator with Electric Start and Battery $804.99 {Was $1360.30}. Walmart: Up To 50% Off On Generators.

Control Your Bagworms – Economically and Organically

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The cost is a bit of your time and possibly a few bucks to buy some kerosene or gasoline or other lighter fluid. Once you have collected all the worms you can see, pour some gasoline over them and light a fire.

5 Easy Ways to Save on Gas The Next Time you go to the pump

Coupons Do Work

This means that the car is not efficiently using the gasoline and pulling more than is needed to operate the car. Having a car is great but when it comes to gas?? the prices and all are not always fun. Here are 5 easy ways to save on gas the next time you go to the pump. Fill Up Middle of the Week: most of the time, gas prices are at the highest on the weekends (not always but it is a common fact). So stop on a Wed to fill up gas.

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Bike Your Way to a Healthier, Richer, Happier You

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If you continued to only fill up for this amount twice per month, after a full year you’d have spent $1,320 just on gasoline alone. I could have purchased 2 brand-new bikes for how much I would have been spending on gasoline.

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Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Six Carnivals This Week

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Many thanks to Budgeting with the Bushmans who hosted the Festival of Frugality and included David’s post, The Only Money-Saving Gasoline Tip That Worked. Start Talking Cents hosted the Carnival of Personal Finance #357 and included my post, Why Being Rich Is Overrated. Jana’s post, Factors to Consider When Accepting a Job was included in the Yakezie Carnival – Severe Weather Edition hosted by Money Qanda as well as the Financial Carnival for Young Adults #8 hosted by 20’s Finances.

13 Ways to Make Your Existing Car Greener and Avoid Buying a New One

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I previously wrote about how I was saving money on gasoline just by driving the speed limit but for this post I wanted to share many more tips on how to make your own car more green and eco-friendly without you having to spend a ton of dough on a new hybrid this year.

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How Do You Handle Increasing Expenses?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Gasoline : We currently budget $75 a week for gasoline which translates to a tank of gas for our van. The email sat in my inbox for a few days unopened and unread. From the subject line I knew exactly what it was, but I wanted no part of it because I knew the effect it would have on my family’s budget.

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Kellogg’s – Receive A $10 Pre-Paid Gas Rewards Card via MIR

Saving In Akron

Kellogg's is offering a $10 Pre-Paid Rewards MasterCard ® that can be used for gasoline purchases via their special mail-in-rebate offer!

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How to Take a Frugal (or Free) Vacation or Trip

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Gasoline, groceries, drugstores, restaurants – you name it, my Amtrak card gets used to pay the bill. Buying groceries gives me at least 700 points a month and gasoline a few hundred more! What if I told you I am able to take a free vacation or trip at least once a year?

The High Cost of Speeding

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You also use about 40% more gasoline, according to some musings by Bargain Babe and SelecTrucks. Gasoline waste costs. Have you been pulled over for speeding? Chances are you have, if my experiences are any indicator.

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Tesla Motors: The Beginning of the End for Buying Gas or Charging Batteries

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Tesla’s Supercharger network is a game changer for electric vehicles, providing long distance travel that has a level of convenience equivalent to gasoline cars for all practical purposes,” said Tesla Motors co-founder and CEO Elon Musk. “We

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4 Gas Saving Tips

Fashion Without Guilt

The colder the ground the more dense the gasoline, when it gets warmer gasoline expands, so buying in the afternoon or in the evening… your gallon is not exactly a gallon. Gasoline evaporates faster than you can imagine.

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How To Drive Green And Save On Gas Mileage

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If you drive 5 mph over sixty mph, you can be wasting up to 31 cents of gasoline. The Only Money-Saving Gasoline Tip That Worked I don’t know about you, but I dread every single time I have to pull into the gas station and.

Ways for Busy Parents to Teach Young Children About Money

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Buying gasoline. Talk about various car expenses, besides gasoline, like oil, windshield washer fluid, mechanics, tuneups, tires, car payment interest and etc. Talk about where the gasoline comes from and the various jobs related to producing it.

Want to Save Money? Work with What You Have

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Save Money on Hair Care Make Your Own Beauty Products 5 Things to Cut Back On to Reduce Your Environmental… How to Learn Frugal Tricks in a New Town The Only Money-Saving Gasoline Tip That Worked. I was born with mildly curly hair.

Grandparenthood Can Be Expensive!

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

This year for instance, I dropped upwards of $250 on entertainment (boat ride, eat outs, amusement park, supplies, books, games and etc) plus the opportunity cost of using our condo instead of renting it out (over $1600 for the week) plus groceries, gasoline and more.

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9 Ways to Save at the Pump

Saving Cents With Sense

You don’t need extra equipment or “stuff” in your car that just weighs it down, and ultimately burns more gasoline. Not only that, but they burn more gasoline (and ultimately your cash!). Skip premium gasoline.

My Best Garage Sale Finds

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

That way, I can hit a lot of sales in just a few hours instead of spending time and gasoline driving around town. I love a bargain. Years ago, Mom introduced me to the idea of going to garage sales. People sell the darnedest things at their garage sales.

6 Ways to Change Your Spending Habits

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Plus you will save a ton on gasoline and parking fees. I want to be a millionaire, do you? So many people have dreams of becoming a millionaire but very few actually get there. You know why? It’s because many people fail to take the steps they need to get there.

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Saturday Night Sweeps 9/27/14 – Enter for a Chance to Win

For the Mommas

Enroll in the Fuel Rewards™ Network program for a chance to win a year’s worth of quality Shell gasoline. It’s Saturday Night! Enter some fun giveaways! Nylabone and Four Paws Fall Sweepstakes. Enter for a chance to win $300 worth of Nylabone and Four Paws products for your dog!

Needs vs. Wants – Which Is Which?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

A lot of you would classify indoor plumbing, central heat, grocery money and gasoline as ‘needs’ But wait, are they really always needs? Attention, personal finance readers and gurus! You think you know the difference between a need and a want – right? Really, are you sure ?

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Four Easy Ways to Save on Basic Necessities

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

For the rest of you, keep gasoline usage in mind. People across the country are reining in their spending and pinching pennies in a concerted effort to save more money.

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The Advantages of Root Cellaring

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You save money on gasoline (assuming fewer trips to the store).

A Healthy Environment Should Be Our #1 Priority

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

But when water supplies dwindle, air turns toxic, and the effects of climate change are felt around the globe, good foreign policy isn’t going to stop humans from fighting each other over the last drops of gasoline, clean drinking water, and scraps of food.

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5 Eco-Friendly Tips for the Workplace

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Over the past 12 months, the gasoline index has increased 32.4 Every morning, millions of workers across the world commute to their place of employment. Whether by bus, trolley, train or auto, the need to get to work hits everyone hard in a depressed economy.

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Sell Your Home or Stay?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Are you up to getting all new service providers, banks, favorite gasoline stations, finding local entertainment venues and etc. How do we decide if we should sell our home or stay put? At some point in your life, you will probably ask yourself that question.

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Should YOU Buy a Boat?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

These will include things such as insurance, property taxes, gasoline (to get to the lake and to boat on the lake), maintenance, boat slip fees and storage fees in off season. Although we live in the Midwest US, every weekend (and weekday during summer months) we see folks in their pickups hauling boats on trailers.

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Green, Frugal Alternatives To the Gym

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

It’s eco friendly, because it doesn’t use gasoline or electricity, and it’s a lot of fun! I love the gym because everything I need to get a great workout is right there. Weights, cardio machines, mats, fitness balls, and even some classes to switch it up.

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Play-Doh Town 3-in-1 Town Center – $10.26

Saving With Shellie

Don’t forget to squeeze out a silly beard for the mechanic and some Play-Doh gasoline for the car! This cute Play-Doh Town 3-in-1 Town Center is on sale at Amazon for just $10.26, regularly $40! This would make a fun gift for a Play Doh fan that you know!