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!
Budget-friendly Summer BBQ Tips: Clean off the Barbecue it's Grilling Season
Summer is here! It's time to have your budget-friendly summer BBQ! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share some great summer BBQ tips to help you save money and still have an awesome time grilling your favorite foods.
June 23, 2022
Edible Tape for Burritos: Tastee Tape has Food Lovers Delighted
Are you struggling with burritos that fall apart? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss the trending Tastee Tape. This revolutionary idea of an edible tape could be the next big thing for literally sticking food together. It will help you stop worrying about your lap being covered with burrito guts for sure.
June 22, 2022
5 Surprising Ways to Keep Cool and Save Money in the Summer Heat
Wondering how to save money this summer in the heat? Before you touch the air conditioner, consider trying some of our interesting ways to keep cool. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share some surprising ways to stay cool, save money and enjoy summer to the fullest.
June 21, 2022
How to Get Paid to Watch TV, Movies and More: Great Side Hustle
Would you like to get paid to watch TV, movies or even instruction videos? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we talk about a side hustle where people watch different types of videos and getting paid to share their thoughts and feedback with production companies. What a gig!
June 20, 2022
8 Road Trip Tips: How to Enjoy the Drive on Your Family Summer Vacation
Are you going on a road trip for your family summer vacation? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss tips and hacks to make your drive less stressful. Make some family memories this year on the open road and enjoy your family time too!
June 16, 2022
How to Get Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Free: Stretch the Food Budget Farther
Fresh fruits and vegetables are getting more expensive at the grocery store. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal ideas on how to get free and/or budget-friendly fresh fruits and vegetables in your community. It will help stretch your food budget and you might even discover some amazing produce outside of the grocery store.
June 15, 2022
Ice Cream Deals for Summer Fun: Where to Find Budget-Friendly Ice Cream
Summer is almost here! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss where you might find budget-friendly ice cream and other inexpensive sweet treats for the whole family to enjoy.
June 14, 2022
How to Make Money Washing Clothes: New Trending Laundry Side Hustle
Wondering how to make money with your washing machine? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss the opportunity of this popular laundry side hustle. People are paid for washing clothes and the side hustle is a perfect gig for single parent families, college kids or anyone with a washer and dryer.
June 13, 2022
Where to Sell Online Without Fees: Our OfferUp, Craigslist, NextDoor, Facebook Marketplace Review
Wondering where to start selling online without fees? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss the four possible places to post your items online without paying a single fee. Is OfferUp, Craigslist, Nextdoor or Facebook Marketplace the right venue for you? We discuss the pros and the cons of all four local online selling marketplaces and what you might expect when you use them for your items. Tune in to find out more.
June 09, 2022
How to Get Paid Doing Dares: A Weird Way to Make Money
Would you do a dare if you got paid? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we explore how to get paid doing dares. Make cash by completing a dare from a stranger! Sounds too good to be true? Nope, it's true you can make money completing a dare. Find out how!
June 08, 2022
8 Ideas on How to Make Money if You're Broke: Real Quick Cash Gigs
Feeling a pinch in your pocketbook? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer eight different ideas on how to make money if you're broke. Real talk to make quick cash that's possible even in your community.
June 07, 2022
How to Make Money Thrifting; A Perfect Local Side Hustle for Profit
Looking to make more money while sticking close to your neighborhood? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how thrifting is a great side hustle no matter where you live. Thrifting can be done in your neighborhood and you might even have fun making cash!
June 06, 2022
Fun, Easy Ways to Save Money this Weekend: Budget-Friendly Ideas You Can Use
Are you looking for super easy ways to save money this weekend? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss budget-friendly ideas for family, friends and even just yourself! It's time to relax and enjoy your weekend while still minding your budget.
June 02, 2022
Make Money Selling These Very Weird Items Found in Your House
Do you have condiment packets or toilet paper rolls in your home? If so let us tell you how to make money selling these very weird items! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we explore weird items found in your home that you can sell. Don't be surprised if items you planned to throw away could actually make you a profit.
June 01, 2022
Save Money on Gas Prices: Best Gas Reward Programs Offer Cash off at the Pump
Save money at the pump starting today! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss the value of joining free gas reward programs. Don't expect to pay full price when you pull into these gas stations! An inflation busting idea for every gallon purchased no matter where you live.
May 31, 2022
Save Cash with Store Loyalty Programs: Sign Up for Free Coupons, Deals, Discounts
Inflation busting episode! Are you signing up for store loyalty programs. Its an easy way to save money on items you already purchase. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how to get coupons, deals and discounts with store loyalty programs in your area.
May 30, 2022
Side Hustle Trend 2022: Selling Printables Online for Profits
Have you thought about selling printables as a side hustle? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how creative people are making money selling unique printable PDF files on Etsy, eBay, Canva and other online marketplaces to customers around the world. Selling printables is booming 2022 side hustle trend!
May 26, 2022
7 Cheap, Healthy Meal Ideas You Can Buy at the Store at the Last Minute
Looking for an inexpensive meal that's healthy, convenient and inexpensive to buy at the last minute? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss healthy ideas that could be cheap meals to pick up at the grocery store. Perfect budget-friendly ideas to consider when you've got to figure out dinner....fast!
May 25, 2022
Ikea Furniture Buy Back: Resell Your Furniture to the IKEA Store to Make Money
Do you have a piece of IKEA furniture you're done using? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share details on the IKEA furniture buyback and resell program. Anyone can get some buy back value their Furniture to the Ikea furniture store. Tune in to find out all the details.
May 24, 2022
Recycling Side Hustle: Scrapping Metal for Money
Are you wondering how to make money recycling? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss scrapping metal for money. There are many types of metals you can collect and sell locally. Plus it's a great way to help the environment with this side hustle.
May 23, 2022
Book Side Hustle: Wordsrated Offers $200 to Read a Book
Do you like books? Wouldn't you like 200 bucks to read a novel? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we go over how you can actually make $200 for every book you read from Wordsrated. Whether you love to read or want to work from home, this might be your next side Hustle!
May 19, 2022
Free Fast Food: New Customers Can Download Fast Food Apps for Freebies
Free food?? It's absolutely possible when you start using apps. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how you can find free food at fast food joints, restaurants, coffee shops and even convenience stores. It's as easy as grabbing your phone and getting started!
May 18, 2022
Boredom Busting Fun: How to Find Free Summer Break Activities For Families
Worried this summer will be boring for the kids? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer tips on free but fun boredom busting summer break activities. No matter where you live there are a number of fun activities for the family.
May 17, 2022
How to Save Money Buying Fruits and Vegetables
Looking to save money on fruits and vegetables? Bananas, green beans, lettuce and even oranges cost more, but there are things you can di to impact your budget. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we explore tips and tricks offering ideas on how to save money buying fruits and vegetables.
May 16, 2022
Feeling stressed? Trendy Rage Rooms and Smash Rooms Can Offer Fun Relief
Stressed? Annoyed? Want to pound out your aggression? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal why rage rooms and smash rooms are becoming the trendy destructive entertainment of 2022. It's the perfect place to smash a few things and offer you some well-deserved, instant relief. Tune in to find out more!
May 12, 2022
Free DIY Workshops at Lowes, Home Depot: Get Free Kids Activity Kits too
Have a home project in mind? Want to avoid paying a contractor? Free DIY workshops at Lowe's and Home Depot have returned! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share the details on the free knowledge you can have just for asking. Plus free kids activity kits are given away once a month too! Tune in to find out more.
May 11, 2022
Flipping Wheels Trend: Make Money Selling Cars, Bikes, Scooter, Dog Strollers and More
Are you ready to make money with the latest trend of flipping cars, bikes, scooters, dog strollers and even baby strollers? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how you can get more money than ever selling used items with wheels. Listen to this episode to see how you can profit too.
May 10, 2022
How to Make Money Selling Cardboard, Boxes and Containers: Recyling Side Hustle for Cash
Looking for a side hustle that helps the environment while puts cash in your pocket?? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to make money selling cardboard boxes and containers in your community. Don't overlook this side hustle as it is easy money in every community. Plus Mother Earth will thank you!
May 09, 2022
How to Get Free Disneyland and Disney World Buttons on Your Next Vacation
Looking for a free souvenir on your next theme park vacation? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to get free Disneyland and Disney World buttons on your family vacation. This budget-friendly idea is delightful receive, fun for the kids and a perfect way to remember your wonderful family trip.
May 05, 2022
How to Make Money Recycling Eight Everyday Items
Looking to make a few bucks while helping save the environment? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how to make money recycling eight everyday items you might have. It's a great opportunity to keep earth clean and make make some extra money!
May 04, 2022
How to Save Money on Food Shopping: 7 Budget-Friendly Ideas
Looking to stretch your grocery budget? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to save money on food shopping. We discuss 7 budget-friendly ideas for buying food you actually eat while still pinching pennies.
May 03, 2022
5 Ways to Save Money Shopping for New Clothes and Trendy Fashion
Would you like to save money shopping for new clothes and trendy fashions? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal five ways to save cash buying new clothes and look your best in new threads.
May 02, 2022
How to Make Money Recycling Electronics: Save the Earth and Make Some Green
Have you ever wondered how to make money recycling electronics? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how to find recycling opportunities in your community for different electronic devices. We all want to save the Earth! Before you drop off your extra electrical equipment just anywhere, see if there is a possibility to recycle and make money at the same time!
April 28, 2022
How to Get Free Movie Tickets: 8 Ways You Can Score Theater Tickets Without Paying a Dime
Would you like to go to the movies, but your wallet is thin? On this episode of. Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal tips and tricks on how to get free movie tickets without paying a dime. Based on our personal experience, these ideas might offer free tickets to a movie on the big screen near you!
April 27, 2022
8 Hacks to Improve Your Cell Phone Signal: Tips to Use Anywhere
Can you hear me now? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer eight hacks to improve your cell phone signal. Sometimes your phone doesn't have enough signal power to make a call. Use these hacks to help improve your cell phone signal no matter where you're located.
April 26, 2022
8 Pepsi Hacks: Use Pepsi to Clean at Home, Remove Stains, and Keep Your Garden Slug Free.
Did you know you can use Pepsi to keep your home clean? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share eight Pepsi hacks perfect to use in your home, garage, and even your garden. These tips are good for other Cola brands too. Tune In to find out more.
April 25, 2022
Cash Stuffing: Latest Financial Trend has People Evaluating Life Expenses Differently
Are you familiar with cash stuffing? This popular financial trend on social media has people evaluating their cash flow in a new way. On Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss what this trend is all about and why you might want to consider it when paying off your debt and saving money.
April 21, 2022
10 Weird Tennis Ball Hacks to Use at Home, in the Garage and More
Do you have any extra tennis balls? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal 10 weird tennis ball hacks that make your life so much easier. Use tennis balls in ways you've never considered before! This bright yellow ball can definitely be used for more than just playing a sport! Tune in to hear our hacks!
April 20, 2022
7 Laundry Hacks: How to Save Money While Still Rocking Clean Clothes
Wondering how to save money while still rocking clean clothes? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal 7 laundry hacks that are budget-friendly and help make your threads smell fine. Whether you wash your clothes at home or at the laundromat, you can save cash, time and money on your next load!
April 19, 2022
7 Weird Tips to Save Gas Money: Stretch a Gallon of Gas Even Further
Looking for more ways to save gas money? These 7 tips aren't your typical gas saving ideas, but every idea that saves is a great way to keep your budget on track! Tune in to Eight Frugal Minutes as we suggest ways to stetch your gas money even further.
April 18, 2022
Home Renovation Survival Tips: How to Make the Best of House Renovations
Thinking about a home renovation project? We can't tell you which contractor to hire, but on this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer home renovation survival tips that will help you and your family manage the inconveniences until your project is completed. Great tips for any size renovation- big or small!
April 14, 2022
Free Books for Kids: Encourage Young Readers with Budget-Friendly Literacy
Would you like free books for your kids? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal places you can find free books and literacy materials. Encourage your young readers by acquiring budget-friendly books in your neighborhood.
April 13, 2022
Budget-Friendly Electric Cars? Buyers look at EV as vehicle ownership evolves.
Thinking about a budget-friendly electric car? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal the pros and cons of electric vehicles when thinking about upgrading your ride. And we focus on how EV ownership could change your financial situation.
April 12, 2022
8 Budget-Friendly Breakfast Ideas
Does your breakfast taste good, is low priced and full of nutrients? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal eight budget-friendly breakfast ideas that will get you started and won't hurt your wallet no matter what time you get up in the morning.
April 11, 2022
Save Money Buying Gas at Costco, Sam's Club: Membership Saves Big Cash With Several Items
Looking to save even more money as inflation impacts life? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how to save even more money at Costco, Sam's Club and other warehouse stores. The opportunity to bring down gas prices, buy must have foods and other items will pay for the membership. You can even get your tires changed at some locations to save money too!
April 07, 2022
How to Save Money on Internet and Wi-Fi Plans
Looking to save money on internet and Wi-Fi? Trying to figure out which plan is budget-friendly? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer money saving ideas for internet and Wi-Fi on a budget.
April 06, 2022
How to Save Money on Lunch? Try Mason Jar Salads and Meals
Looking to save money at lunch? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss why you should consider mason jar meals to cut expenses. This budget-friendly concept immediately helps save you money and you truly have control of what you want to eat.
April 05, 2022
Subscription Box Services: Is the Monthly Delivery a Budget-Friendly Concept?
How many subscription box services do you have? An average American has at least three! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss the pros and cons of keeping a subscription box service, especially if you're watching your budget.
April 04, 2022
Estate Sale Shopping Tips: 5 Ways to Get Big Deals and More Discounts
Looking to get even bigger discounts at an estate sale? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal 5 tips on getting substantial discounts at an estate sale. Our tips are from our own estate sale shopping so we know these work!
March 31, 2022
Men's Underwear Index: Tips to Save Money on Buying Undergarments so You Don't Have to Cut Back
Are you watching the men's underwear index like Alan Greenspan? It's an economic index based on people cutting back on buying underwear when they're worried about finances. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer budget-friendly ideas to save money buying undergarments even when the economy is acting a little crazy.
March 30, 2022
No Spending Challenge: Is this 2022 Financial Trend Worth a Try?
The No Spending Challenge has people thinking about their budget and financial future. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we break down this 2022 trend and reveal what you will find out about your budget if you decide to give it a try.
March 29, 2022
Insect Hotels: An Eco-Friendly Way to Have Bugs, Insects Help Your Garden Grow
Do you have an insect hotel? Or a bug house? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss the benefits of having an insect hotel on your property. You might be surprised how the your friendly insects helps grow your garden, outdoor plants and keeps the bad pests away. Plus insect hotels are a great way for kids to watch bugs at a distance.
March 28, 2022
Want Free Seeds to Plant in Your Garden? Even Organic Seeds? Check out the Seed Savers Exchange
Looking for free seeds to plant in your garden? Want organic seeds? Need a variety of vegetable seeds? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how people are getting free seeds at the Seed Savers Exchange. Yes, you can too! Get your green thumb planting this year with this budget-friendly idea.
March 24, 2022
Budget-Friendly Tips on How to Save Money Buying Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Are fresh fruits and vegetables stretching your budget? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal tips to save money buying fresh fruits and vegetables near you. Sometimes it's necessary to search for the deals and bring home the best fresh items for your next meal
March 23, 2022
Toothpaste Tablets? 5 Toothpaste Tips to Save Money and Eliminate Waste
How much toothpaste do you waste everyday? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we explore 5 tips to eliminate toothpaste waste. It's the one item everyone uses daily and we love our particular brands that make our smiles bright. Also on the episode we discuss the budget-friendly idea of using toothpaste tablets! Tune in to find out more.
March 22, 2022
A Perfumer Side Hustle: Entrepreneurs Selling Perfumes are Making Money by the Bottle
Have you ever considered creating perfume? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer a look at the idea of a perfumer as a side hustle. If you have a sense of smell or love a certain scent this might be the perfect gig for you to make money!
March 21, 2022
Five Tips to Save Money when Eating at a Restaurant
Do you like to eat out? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal five tips to save money when eating at a restaurant. You might be surprised how you can cut the bill and still have a great meal dinging out.
March 17, 2022
Best Staycation Ideas: Why not Have Fun at Home if You Don't Travel on Vacation?
Thinking a staycation for your next vacation in 2022? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share our best staycation ideas and tips to make your time off just as relaxing, but more budget-friendly than an out of town trip.
March 16, 2022
Looking to Make Money? Our List of Best Items to Flip for Profit in 2022
Are you looking to make money by cleaning out your closet? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal the best items to flip for profit. It's great to make money while cleaning your home or maybe making a few extra bucks by flipping items that are readily available to you. Tune in to find out more.
March 15, 2022
How to Save Money at the Post Office: Tips, Tricks and Ideas to Keep Postage Rates Reasonable
Are you wondering how to save money at the post office? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss different tips to cut postage fees. Whether you're sending a package, a parcel, or just a simple letter you could save a few bucks if you know which service to use.
March 14, 2022
How to Have a Productive, Positive Week with a Easy Effective Weekend Routine
Would you like to have a productive and positive work week? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how to have a successful week by creating an effective weekend routine. Sometimes you just need to be ready for that awesome week ahead by completing a few simple tasks before Monday. Listen to this episode to find out more!
March 10, 2022
5 Gas Saving Tips to Ease the Pressure at the Pump and Help Your Budget
Is the price of gas stressing you out? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss 5 gas saving tips to ease the pressure at the pump and help your budget immediately. Our tips cover practical ideas that are budget-friendly options no matter where you live.
March 09, 2022
Bucket List Living? New 2022 Trend has People Changing their Journey Towards Retirement.
Bucket list living? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal one of the hottest financial trends in 2022. Looking to make the most of the journey towards retirement, people are changing how they embrace the future.
March 08, 2022
Looking for Deals in Autonomous Grocery Stores? Budget-Friendly Prices with No Checkout Lines
Have you been to your local autonomous grocery store? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal why you should check out this new kind of shopping experience. No lines, good deals and technology galore!
March 07, 2022
5 Ways to Save Even More Money at Thrift Stores
Do you love going shopping at thrift stores? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal five ways to save even MORE money when you shop at thrift stores. Your wallet will be excited to hear there could be additional discounts on gently used items found in your community!
March 03, 2022
Inexpensive Easter Basket Ideas: Budget-friendly items for your holiday fun
Are you looking for inexpensive items to put in your Easter baskets? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share budget-friendly items that make your Easter baskets delightful. Even the Easter Bunny might enjoy dropping off a few of these items!
March 02, 2022
How to Save Money Buying Shoes: 5 Budget-Friendly Shoe Hacks
Do you like shoes? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we talk budget-friendly shoe hacks! Listen to this episode to find out how to save money buying shoes no matter your footwear style.
March 01, 2022
Selling Used Books as a Side Hustle? How to Make Money Posting Books on Amazon
A simple side hustle equation: used books sold on Amazon equals cash! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to make money posting used books on Amazon. Believe it or not some people actually do this as a full-time job. Others do it as a profitable side hustle!
February 28, 2022
6 Clever Ways to Save Money Immediately (Get Started Right Now)
Wondering how to save money? Need to see immediate results to help jumpstart your money saving journey and get moviated? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss 6 clever ways to start saving money today. Find success with small financial steps so you can dream of saving big!
February 24, 2022
8 Ways to Focus on Financial Self-improvement
Are you finding ways to focus on your financial future? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share 8 financial self-improvement ideas to keep your financial goals moving forward. Don't miss this episode if you want a stronger financial future and ready to implement ways to transform your life!
February 23, 2022
How to Find Cruise Deals, Discounts and Bargains for Your 2022 Vacation
Are you wondering where to go on vacation this year? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to find cruise deals, cruise discounts and cruise bargains for your upcoming 2022 vacation. Ahoy! It's time to set sail!
February 22, 2022
How to Save Money on Your Pet Costs
If you are looking at higher pet costs, especially with the rising inflation, this episode is for you. On this installment of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to save money on your pet. Including where to find deals on pet food, cheaper medications and more. We know pets are part of the family too!
February 21, 2022
Free Pizza Hacks 2022: Tips to Get Your Next Pizza at no cost or low cost
Free pizza? I'm in! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss free pizza hacks for 2022. Not every night is free pizza night, but you can find free pizza if you look for it. Need to slice delivery pizza prices? Listen as we share how to find low-cost pizza delivery by revealing pizza hacks that save cash!
February 17, 2022
How to Make Money Picking Up Trash: Cash in on This Side Hustle Cleaning Parking Lot Litter
Do you know how to make money picking up trash? If you are looking for an easy side hustle that caters to local clients check out this idea. On Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss the unique side hustle of parking lot litter removal. A service needed by professionals in every town, you get paid on a regular basis to make locations clean!
February 16, 2022
AmazonSmile: How to Give to Local Charities While Shopping Online
Have you heard of AmazonSmile? Want to give to your local charities while shopping online? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how Amazon Smile is the perfect opportunity for shoppers to give locally when buying online. The best part? Your donation goes directly to the charity of YOUR choice thanks to Amazon.com.
February 15, 2022
International Book Giving Day: Where to get Free Books for the Kids
Happy International Book Giving Day! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal where you can get free books for the kids. Thanks to people like Dolly Parton and others in your local community free books for kids are easily available. Listen to this episode to find out more!
February 14, 2022
Make Gift Baskets: Side Hustle Trend in 2022 is Lucrative for Savvy Entrepreneurs
Ever considered making gift baskets full of products as a side hustle? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how savvy entrepreneurs are making product baskets for a profit by selling them to local businesses who pass them on as gifts. The best part? Pretty baskets equal big bucks. Plus there are so many professionals who need gift baskets that the possibilities are endless.
February 10, 2022
Fun Things to Do WIth Friends Without Spending Any Money
Are you looking for fun things to do with your friends without spending a dime? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss cool ideas that are fun for friends, families and other get-togethers. Put away the wallets as all of these ideas are free activities found in your town!
February 09, 2022
Free Food Samples: 8 Places Free Food is Waiting for You
Do you like free food samples? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we explore eight locations where free food samples are handed out and why you're welcome to stop by. It's a great way to save money. See what opportunities are available in your hometown!
February 08, 2022
6 Fun Ways to Save Cash: How to Make Your Financial Steps Part of a Happy Journey
Looking for fun ways to save cash? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss 6 fun ways to save cash. Saving money is a serious financial step, but it doesn't have to be solemn task. Try these fun, creative ways to save cash today!
February 07, 2022
5 Garage Sale Tips to Make MORE Money: Profitable Ideas for Your Next Yard Sale
Trying to figure out how to make money at your garage sale? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss five tips to a profitable garage sale. Covering how to save time getting ready, how to bring in more customers, and what you need to consider when pricing items to make MORE money. Whether you are having a yard sale, multifamily sale, estate sale, or a garage sale this episode will help you bring in the cash!
February 03, 2022
4 Simple Grocery Store Hacks to Beat Food Inflation
Are you looking to beat food inflation? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss four simple, but often overlooked, budget-friendly grocery store hacks you can use on your next trip to get groceries. Your wallet will thank you!
February 02, 2022
Go Incognito? Best Online Shopping Hack to Save You Money (in 2022)
Looking to save money shopping online? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we are going to share with you the best online shopping hack in 2022! It's time to save that cash so get ready to go incognito!
February 01, 2022
4 Weird Ways to Save Money in 2022
Looking for tips to save money even if they sound a little weird to try? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss weird ways to save money in 2022. Offering ideas that will help your budget, but not impact your lifestyle. Tips shared are all about saving that cash!
January 31, 2022
Backward Budgeting: How to Save Money by Putting You first
Have you heard of backward budgeting? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal why people use backward budgeting over traditional budgets. You might be surprised how this financial idea puts you first and emphasizes how to live your best life.
January 27, 2022
Short Term Financial Goals: How to Start to Set Yourself up With Successful Financial Focus
Have you thought about setting your simple short-term financial goals? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss simple and realistic ideas to set yourself up to start having successful financial focus one small step at a time.
January 26, 2022
How to Save Money at Aldi Grocery Stores: Tips to Find the Deals
Do you shop at Aldi grocery stores? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal tips on how to find inexpensive, delicious food products on your next shopping trip. As we are customers too, our advice offers details on how we shop at our local store to save cash.
January 25, 2022
Sell Sneakers? Trending Side Hustle Brings in Cash One Pair at a Time
Sell sneakers as a side hustle? Every 4 seconds a pair of sneakers is sold on eBay. Are you part of this side hustle success? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how selling sneakers has become a H-O-T side hustle that offers amazing opportunities.
January 24, 2022
How to Start Planning Your Best Summer Ever: Fun and Easy Budget-Friendly Ideas
Are you looking for a way to enjoy summer without killing your budget? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to find fun and easy budget-friendly summer ideas. It's never too early to start planning your best summer ever!
January 20, 2022
Side Hustle Nightmares: How to Avoid Misery and Agony When Trying to Make Extra Money
Side hustle nightmare signs are not something to ignore! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal what you need to watch for to avoid the misery and agony of awful opportunities. Not all side hustles are the same!
January 19, 2022
Rent What? Side Hustles that Make Money Renting Out Weird Items
Would you rent out your stuff as a side hustle? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal a business opportunity based on renting certain items that you might own. People pay cash to rent homes and cars so why not make money renting products, equipment and other items?
January 18, 2022
How to Save Money on Milk; Tips to Keep Your Milk Costs Down
Do you buy a lot of milk? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how to save money on milk with budget-friendly tips you can use on your next trip to the store!
January 17, 2022
How to Make Money Taste Testing: Get Paid for Your Opinion While Eating Free Food
Have you thought about a taste testing side hustle? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how to make money taste testing! Get free food and be paid for your honest opinion to help grocers, small businesses, restaurants, fast food chains, and manufacturers. Plus you will have a great time as you are introduced to new ideas and flavors.
January 13, 2022
How to find Discounted Bakery Goods: Budgeting Ideas for Parties and More
Looking for inexpensive cookies, muffins, rolls or other baked goods? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how to find discount baked goods locally. You might be surprised what is available at the nearby bakery, grocery store and a few other stores in your neighborhood.
January 12, 2022
Pet Insurance? How to Save Money While Keeping You Dog and Cat Healthy
Have you considered pet insurance for your dog or cat? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss how pet insurance could help your budget, offer you peace of mind and keep the fur babies healthy.
January 11, 2022
Save Money on Food: How to Find Recipes based on Leftover Ingredients in Your Kitchen
Do you have leftover food ingredients but you don't have a recipe? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how to easily find 1000s of recipes catering to ingredients already in your kitchen. These recipe builders will help stretch your budget while making your tastebuds very happy.
January 10, 2022
Life too Crazy? How to Stay Sharp and Stop Being Overwhelmed
Are you feeling busy all the time? Never getting enough done? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how to avoid becoming overwhelmed with 4 easy ideas to instantly implement. Live your best life while connecting to your full potential.
January 06, 2022
Is Your Food Bill too High? Tips on How to Cut Food Price Inflation
Has buying food become more expensive? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer real tips to immediately implement on your next trip to the grocery store. These ideas cut food price inflation while still catering to your lifestyle. Whether you are feeding a family or buying food for one, you might be surprised what tools you ready have to immediately cut your food bill.
January 06, 2022
Toothbrush Hacks: Give Your Old Toothbrush a Second Life
Toothbrush Hacks? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we talk toothbrushes! Before you toss it in the trash, consider giving your old toothbrush a new life. This simple instrument can make your life easier around the house and reusing a toothbrush is good for the environment too!
January 04, 2022
5 Tips to Save Money Booking Your Vacation
Looking to get away? Is vacationing on your budget a possibility in 2022? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how to save money when booking a vacation. Get started planning a great family vacation using these 5 budget-friendly tips!
January 04, 2022
New Year's resolutions: May 2022 by Your Best Year Yet
Thinking about the New Year? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal a positive approach for the New Year. Even if that means only a few New Year's resolutions in 2022.
December 30, 2021
Festival Season on a Budget: How to Save Money When Attending Festivals
Festival season is coming! Going to an outdoor festival? Attending a music festival? Checking out a local art festival? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share tips on how to save money while still enjoying any festival you attend. A little planning can save you a lot of green!
December 29, 2021
Home Recycling: 5 Weird Items You Should Recycle
Are you recycling everything? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal weird items to recycle. Why not save the planet and maybe even make a few extra bucks recycling these weird items found at home?
December 28, 2021
Be a Frugal Family: Tips to Save Money on Family Expenses
Want to be a Frugal family? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal tips to save money on family expenses. Make your family's budget bulletproof!
December 27, 2021
Positive Pandemic Habits: 5 Habits We All Should Keep Long After the Pandemic is Gone
Do you have any positive pandemic habits? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal the importance of new habits acquired during this difficult time. Also, we explore 5 ongoing positive pandemic habits we started and really hope to continue along after the virus is kicked to the curb.
December 23, 2021
Recycling Ink Cartridges: Make Money With an Environmentally Friendly Side Hustle
Ever considered recycling cartridges in bulk? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how easy it is to be environmentally friendly and make money recycling extra ink cartridges. Not only will Mother Nature thank you, the extra green in your pocket will be yours to keep.
December 22, 2021
3 Bad Money Habits that are Making You go Broke
Do you have bad money habits? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal 3 bad money habits that could make you go broke. The worst part? You might not even realize you are failing on your financial journey. What can you do? Identify and change your money habits for the better.
December 21, 2021
Christmas Movies: A Budget Friendly Holiday Activity for the Family
Watch Christmas movies? Holiday films is the perfect choice for a family activity while keeping an eye on the budget! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes our host shares some of the best holiday movies to watch and detail on where to look for low-cost or no-cost opportunities to enjoy your favorite flick
December 20, 2021
Walmart Shopping: Save More Money by Using this Insane Tip on Clearance Items
Do you shop at Walmart? If you do, then check out this insane Walmart Clearance shopping tip. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we share how Walmart shoppers are paying even less on clearance items. Plus, we reveal the step-by-step approach on how you can save cash at Walmart too!
December 17, 2021
Christmas Holiday Freebies: See Santa's reindeer, Have Santa Claus Call the Kids and more
Desire free Christmas holiday freebies for the family? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes, it's all no cost ideas to enjoy the holidays! Want to dance like an elf, see Santa's reindeer in the North Pole or have Santa call the kids? We've got the details! All activities highlighted on today's show are free, family fun!
December 16, 2021
Money Saving Fast Food Tips: How to Save Cash at Your Favorite Restaurants
Fast food restaurants can damage your wallet, especially if you're feeding a family. But you don't have to pay full price! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we offer tips on how to save cash at almost every fast food chain. And the best part? It's easy to do!
December 15, 2021
Talk to Santa for Free! Call Santa's Hotline with What You Want for Christmas
Talk to Santa Claus? Santa's hotline is a free way for kids to chat with the jolly old man. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we reveal how kids can call Santa anywhere in the world. All your family needs is a cell phone and the list of what the kids want for Christmas!
December 14, 2021
New Year's budgeting tips for 2022
Looking ahead to 2022 with your budget in mind? On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss New Year's budgeting tips you can start using today. Check out the practical ideas for a strong start on your success in the New Year. Happy 2022!
December 13, 2021
Winter Hacks: Inexpensive Tips and Tricks to Beat the Ice, Snow and Cold
OMG! It's Winter! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes our host explores winter hacks. Sharing inexpensive ideas, it's time to make the snowy, cold season more enjoyable. The winter tricks and tips make it possible to live to your fullest potential without breaking the bank, even if it's freezing outside!
December 10, 2021
5 Tips to Overcoming Procrastination
Looking to overcome procrastination? Even if it's only one or two tasks you are procrastinating about, there are ways to stop putting off the inevitable. On this episode of 8 Frugal minutes we share five tips to overcoming procrastination. Don't put it off! Live your best life and take control of procrastination!
December 09, 2021
How to Find Free Baby Stuff: Tips for New and Expecting Parents Looking for Freebies
Are you interested in finding free baby stuff? On this episode of 8 Frugal Minutes we offer tips for new and expecting parents looking for freebies to help offset expenses once the bundle of joy arrives. Families looking for budget-conscious ideas will appreciate the idea of these possible resources and tips to stretch their wallet even further.
December 08, 2021
Inexpensive Christmas Decoration Ideas: Holiday Decorations Your Wallet Will Love
Need Budget friendly holiday decorations? Looking for inexpensive Christmas decoration ideas? This episode of 8 Frugal minutes is all about inexpensive Christmas decoration ideas that are delightfully festive. Yes, you can decorate like a boss without breaking the bank. Make your holiday season cheerful with these DIY Christmas decorations ideas and tips!
December 07, 2021
Balcony Gardening: Tips for a Tiny Garden in a Small Space
Balcony Garden? If you love plants and have a tiny place, a balcony garden might be the answer. On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we discuss why the inexpensive idea is perfect for anyone who is searching to create a relaxing environment in a small area.
December 06, 2021
How to Inexpensively Enhance your Curb Appeal: 5 DIY Front Yard Ideas for Your Home
Are you looking at your front yard and wondering if it's possible to enhance it? On this episode of 8 Frugal Minutes we explore 5 ideas to inexpensively increase a home's curb appeal. Whether it is your home or you are renting a house, opportunities to make the front yard look amazing on a budget is possible.
December 03, 2021
Christmas Hacks: Tips to Save Time and Money During the Holiday Season
It's the season to be jolly. Make your wallet happy with these useful Christmas hacks on this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes. Offering easy to accomplish tips to save time and money during the holiday season, you can stretch your joy even farther. Our host offers ideas on how to save that cash (and time too) while making the holidays the best they can be. Happy Holidays!
December 02, 2021
6 Ways to Refocus: 6 Tips to Focus and Make Every Day Count
Find yourself wondering how to refocus? On this episode of 8 Frugal minutes we offer 6 tips to focus, realign and make Every Day Count. It doesn't matter if you're unfocused due to a surprise situation, want to be more focused or need positive ideas to keep on task fir your lifestyle, our tips will help you keep moving forward and focused.
December 01, 2021
Easy Gift Ideas for Holiday Shopping: Presents for Friends, Families and Colleagues Who Have It All
OMG! Do you have an impossible friend family member or colleague that needs a holiday gift? We all have an individual who needs extra thought for the perfect budget friendly gift. This episode highlights easy gift ideas that are more thoughtful then a typical gift card and won't break the bank. The 8 Frugal Minutes host offers ideas you can use this upcoming holiday season.
November 30, 2021
Best Bulletproof Budget Hack for 2022: How to Stretch Your Cash in the New Year
This bulletproof budget hack for 2022 will stretch your cash in the new year. If you are wondering how to stop extra spending and make your budget oh, this one particular hack will help you substantially. The 8 Frugal minutes podcast host offers a single hack on how to easily manage your New Year within a budget.
November 29, 2021
How to Save Money Buying Gas: 3 Ways to Pay Less at the Gas Pump
Pain at the pump! On this episode of Eight Frugal Minutes we talk straight up, real opportunities to keep cash in your pocket with 3 ways to save money buying gas. Obviously maintenance is important, but our tips are how to avoid expensive gas before purchase. ⛽ Every smart consumer needs to keep an eye for deals around town. Keeping to our motto, Save that cash, tune in to find out more.
November 15, 2021
Christmas Savings: 5 Strategies to Save Money During the Holidays
Wondering how to save money around the holidays? This podcast episode is all about Christmas Saving during the season.. Eight Frugal Minutes offers up 5 strategies you can use during the holidays to find discounts, pick up the perfect presents and save your cash.
November 10, 2021
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 01, 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 04, 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 02, 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 02, 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.
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