"Watch the Pennies..."
…and the dollars will take care of themselves.” This expression was coined by Benjamin Franklin, but when I was a child, I thought it had been created by my mother's brother. My mom quoted this to us many times; the expression was something the brother who raised her taught her. In this difficult economy, these words are especially applicable. Our non-fiction book display currently features books that deal with different aspects of a household budget: food, clothing, home repair, energy costs, paying for college, planning a wedding on a budget, etc. Click on 'Read more' to see a sampling of what you will find in our display. Come check these out with your free library card and learn new ways to save money for yourself and your family.
Be Centsable: how to cut your household budget in half by Chrissy Pate and Kristen McKee
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget by Lucy Beale and Jessica Partridge
365 Ways to Save Gas by Ronald M. Weiers
Young and Hungry by Dave Lieberman
Get Free Cash for College by Gen and Kelly Tanabe
The Shopping Bags: tips, tricks, and inside information to make you a savvy shopper by Anna Wallner and Kristina Matisic
Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings by Jennifer Thorne Amann, Alex Wilson, and Katie Ackerly