Clarence Gooden is one individual to have greatly contributed to US railroads

The railroad industry in the US is considered to be one of the best in the world and one man to have contributed greatly to this industry is Mr. Clarence Gooden. Having served the industry for over 40 years now, Gooden currently serves as the President of CSX Corporation, a well-known real estate and railways […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Thrift Store Shopping

As a novice thrift store shopper do you feel overwhelmed?  We created this beginner’s guide to thrift store shopping to help everyone feel confident when walking into a thrift store.  Some of the top comments we hear from newbies are:  “I never find anything.”, “Where do I start?”, and “This is overwhelming!”.

Being frugal can be fun: save the planet as well the pounds

MORE than 50,000 people are expected to visit the Festival of Thrift, a “fun, free and frugal” event where they can learn how to save money and protect the environment.

Where to find the bag that got away

If you’re anything like me, there’ll be clothes in your past with which you have unfinished business. I’m talking about the ones that got away — the fairy-print Prada skirt with 50 per cent off in New York; the Chanel chain boots that I just couldn’t afford; the Topshop navy pinafore that I could, but […]

Six essential facts about savings

The average savings balance is now £16,690 in the UK, according to Halifax’s Savings Review. People are also saving more: an average of £113.77 a month, up from £85.71 ten years ago. If these figures make you feel guilty about your lack of thrift, maybe our six essential facts will help.