Sad but true: individuals rushing out to buy hybrid vehicles are finding out that at least for the first three years after purchase, they could actually be more expensive to operate than ye olde gasoline-powered four-wheeler parked in the driveway. That's because they forget about the cost of just buying a new car vs. the older one, especially if the older model is already paid in full.
Many articles in the last year have focused on how to cut expenses for groceries and fuel, two of American families' biggest outlays each year.
Here's another angle: getting things for free.
Over the years, I've checked out various sites for freebies. . .everything from diapers to cat food. The one I've found consistently the best: