Eight Frugal Minutes
By Jodi Jill
Eight Frugal Minutes covers the thrifty side of the life. Our podcast offers practical ways to save money with shopping deals, frugal ideas and penny pinching DIY projects. Plus we offer real opportunities to explore on how to make more money too. In just eight minutes we explore topics on how to save money and how to make money applicable to everyday lives. From free offers to side hustles, we recognize that your journey to financial freedom might be tough, so check out our ideas to budget, our guests and still live the lifestyle you deserve.
Our motto is: Save that Cash!
Our motto is: Save that Cash!
Grants 101: Libby Hikind of GrantWatch.com Shares How You Can Find Money with Grants
Grants. We hear about them awarded to big institutions and we know a few students who have gotten them. But did you know you could apply for grants too? If you're an individual, student, small business, activist or even a community minded person, you need to hear this episode. Libby Hikind shares her knowledge on grants and what to consider. Don't get overwhelmed at this process! The founder of GrantWatch.com breaks it down and offers a real look at how people like you and me should pay attention to this source of funding. As host Jodi Jill reminds us, Eight Frugal minutes is the how to about making money, saving money and living the lifestyle you desire. So where do grants fit into this? Our world is a big place and we can make amazing impact when we choose to step up and make a difference. Sometimes, funding is needed to make that happen. Grants are a great place to look to find that funding. If you have been thinking about community projects, environmental issues, student activities or any other way to make the world a better place, tune in to see if grants are where you need to look for your funding.
May 20, 2021
Weird Ways to Save Money: Ever Considered a Whacky No Spend Day?
Saving money 💰 is a good thing. Doesn't matter if you're a party of one or a family of six, finding ways to save cash is important. On today's episode of Eight Frugal Minutes, host Jodi Jill reveals some weird ways to save that moolah and you might be surprised 😮 as these are easy to implement for everyone. Hands up if you've implemented a No Spend Day! Or what about the use of 1those Starbucks cups? It might be weird, but we've never considered these whack ways to save money!
May 10, 2021
3 Ways to Save Cash Moving (and we are talking real ideas, not coupon codes)
Moving across country? Moving to a new town? Is your child moving for college? If you have moved before you know is expensive. In this episode of 8 Frugal minutes we talked about three ways most people never even consider when moving. All three are budget-friendly and definitely commit to having a safe, stress-free move without breaking the bank. Well discount codes are nice, you need to have the flexibility to move while still saving money. Check out this podcast
April 1, 2021
T-Mobile & Sprint Give Tuesday Freebies, Discounts and Exclusive Deals to Customers
Looking to be thanked on Tuesday just because you are a customer? Well, T-Mobile Tuesday might be your new best friend. Eight Frugal Minues shares our review of this ongoing offer for T-Mobile and Sprint customers. If you sign up, users of the service are thanked weekly for being part of the network on this program. What can you get? Fun freebies, deals and discounts!
January 21, 2021
Save Cash Using Discount Store Apps Like the 99 Cents Only Stores
Looking for ways to save money buying items you need at discount stores? There is an app for that! Host Jodi Jill shares how she saved serious cash with a 99 Cents Only Stores App, but she only learned about the opportunity in the check out lane. In this episode she shares how to research discount stores (before reaching the check out) to find apps for freebies, discounts and more on items you actually purchase on a regular basis. Be in the know and start saving cash at your community discount stores with these useful tips!
January 18, 2021
Stocking Stuffer Ideas Perfect for a Tight Budget
Need budget friendly stocking stuffer ideas? The holidays are upon us with the push to make a big impact with a small budget. Well, this is your podcast to hear. Eight Frugal Minutes has some great ideas to offer up so you can stretch that budget, give useful gifts and have bulky stockings too.
December 4, 2020
Free Coffee Anyone? Starbucks isn't the only Java joint pouring freebies in December!
Free coffee? Your daily dose of caffeine could be free until the end of December, if you know where to go. Starbucks isn't the only restaurant offers cups of coffee as freebies. Check out Eight Frugal Minutes as we explore where you might find this black gold goodness.
December 2, 2020
Cyber Monday 2020 Tips: Compound Your Discounts Deals and Bargains for Amazing Results
Cyber Monday 2020 is a great opportunity to save money on items you want for the holidays. Make your pocketbook delighted using these Cyber Monday 2020 tips to really stretch your cash. It's one of the biggest shopping days of the year (sorry Black Friday) and you can be ready to score massive savings.
October 27, 2020
2 Amazing Tips to Secure Your Deals Before Black Friday 2020 Starts
Wondering how to save cash during Black Friday 2020? You aren't alone! This year the deals, savings and discounts might need a strategy to save cash as we watch our communities adapt to the new normal! Tune in to hear our two amazing tips for an early start on finding great bargains.
October 21, 2020
How to Save Money Online with the Abandoned Shopping Cart Trick
Want to save money buying exactly what you want online? You can! Just abandon your shopping cart on a website and wait a day to buy. The online shopping cart trick will help you save cash and trigger coupons for your purchase. Tune in to the podcast to hear how you can use this great idea to save money! Perfect for holiday shopping too!
October 20, 2020
Save Cash at Home: 4 Bill Slashing Tips to Curb Energy Use
Want to save cash at home? On this episode of Frugal Minutes, the podcast is all about energy efficient tips to slash your bills at home. Now more than ever a house is where we work, live and even our child's school. With heavy use comes bigger bills. Here's some tips on how to keep your energy costs in check.
October 20, 2020
5 Virtual Assistant Jobs in Demand that Pay More than 20 bucks an Hour
Looking for a side hustle, gig or virtual employment? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we dive right into five virtual assistant jobs that are in demand. Want to know the most sought after virtual gig in the current job market? Virtual contact tracing! Let us tell you more about contact tracers plus we share on other gigs typically offering 20 bucks or more an hour. All while you work in the comfort of your own home.
October 16, 2020
Halloween Budget deals: Trick or treat booklets for a buck offer free food for kids.
Boo! Eight Frugal Minutes offers a look at the budgeting bliss of Halloween food coupons for trick or treaters. Book of free items coupons from national food chains, local restaurants and grocers cost you a buck. Perfect to give to friends, family and neighborhood kids, you can stretch your dollar ten time by grabbing these spooky, fun deals.
October 15, 2020
Free Ice Cream: 3 National Chains offer free cold sweet treats on mobile apps.
Looking for free ice cream? Do you have a cell phone? Well, you're in luck! Baskin Robbins, Cold Stone Creamery and Dairy Queen all have free offers for yummy goodness that anyone can enjoy, no matter where you live! This budget friendly freebie is perfect for any day of the year (plus your tastebuds will thank you).
October 14, 2020
How to Sell Your Car for the Most Cash; Virtual look at Vroom, Carvana, and other car buying apps
Looking to get the most cash out of your car? On the podcast, Eight Frugal Minutes, we explore the virtual realm of car selling with your phone or computer. Companies like Carvana and Vroom make offers and then other places like Carmax (who starts the process online and then you take it in) might offer you WAYYYY more money for your vehicle.
October 13, 2020
How to Save More and Find Deals during Amazon Prime Days
Amazon Prime Days October 13 and 14th 2020 is upon us. Two days of glorious sales! Consider our tips to be first in line as well as save more cash! On 8 Frugal Minutes we offer some helpful tips on making the most of this Amazon event!
October 12, 2020
Entertainment Negotiation: How to Get Deals, Discounts and Offers to fit YOUR Budget
Saving that cash, but still desiring your entertainment? Looking to cut Entertainment costs, but don't know how without completely shutting off your fun stuff? In today's 8 Frugal Minutes host Jilly shares how to leverage your customer status to save cash. Don't know what to say or where to start? In 8 minutes you are offered tools to find out how to ask and why you should try to negotiate. It's only your call away! Deals, offers and discounts are yours, if, you ask!
September 2, 2020
Poshmark Deals: How to save money on Poshmark? Our secret 2-step formula to max discounts is shared
Poshmark deals are possible. However wouldn't you love to save more money then just a typical Poshmark deal? Yes! On this episode of 8 Frugal minutes, a 2-step formula reveals how to get the ultimate deal on fabulous fashions. This formula offers how to save more money than you thought imaginable. Let's be honest, being thrifty is important in today's economy, plus there is no reason you should pay top dollar when you can buy it for far less.
May 29, 2020
Gift Card Blues: Why Smart Shoppers Need to Avoid Getting Stuck With Worthless Gift Cards
Gift Card Blues. Have you carefully considered what your future holds in gift cards? With today's economy so unstable those gift cards you saved for a rainy day might not work in the near future. Thinking about buying gift cards as gifts? Maybe you should hold off. On today's episode of 8 Frugal Minutes we discuss the future of gift cards and shares why it might be a nightmare if you hang on to the wrong gift cards.
May 26, 2020
Bing Rewards: Search online and get rewarded with gift cards! Today's 8 Frugal Minutes tip is easy!
8 Frugal minutes reviews Bing Rewards as a way to make money while using the web. The best part is you search online anyway. So why not be rewarded for your time and effort with gift cards? This program is free for everyone and pays out in a positive way! Get the deets here!
December 24, 2019
Eight Frugal Minutes Introduction
Looking to find a way to save money, make money for your life? Our eight minutes offer you a chance to hear some great how to ideas that are practical for real people. Whether you look to save that money or make more, here's our scoop with a new podcast.
November 29, 2019