Monthly Archives: February 2013

Myth Busters: Toyota Prius as a Money Saver

People often wonder just how much money they can save by purchasing a Toyota Prius.  With the Prius’ famed EPA fuel consumption estimates of 51 miles per gallon city and 48 highway, everyone believes it is not a question of … Continue reading

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On Deck: the Toyota Prius – frugal or no?

Hello everyone, and apologies for the lack of discussion recently.  The posts I wrote about the myths of motorcycles saving  money generated some good questions about my views on hybrid cars.  I’m putting together a post that looks at the … Continue reading

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Tools of Frugality: The Rain Check

So yesterday I was lured into my local grocery store in large part by electronic notification of my frequent shopper card specials.  As is customary for this particular grocer, a few of my best “E-VIC” specials were one day deals, … Continue reading

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Busting the Myths of Motorcycle Savings (Part II)

As I mentioned in the last post, motorcycles, for all their glory, are pretty disappointing when it comes to fuel economy and savings.  When you consider their small size relative to cars and trucks, motorcycles, by and large, stink at … Continue reading

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Busting the Myth that Motorcycles Save Gas (and Money)

With each new surge in gas prices, a frequently asked question is whether motorcycles offer substantial savings in fuel consumption.  The related question is whether motorcycles have a place in practical frugal living. The questions make sense enough.  After all, … Continue reading

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