The goal of striving to be a smart shopper is a common New Year’s resolution. Cobb County Public Library System offers free online courses, digital magazines, books, sound recordings, and more on bargain shopping and frugal lifestyles. And, CCPLS reference librarians are happy to assist you with personal finance research tips.
CCPLS’ E-Library features several resources on frugal living, from instructor-led Learn4Life personal finance and business courses to digital magazines available through Zinio, eBooks, and more.
Below are a few of the items in the CCPLS on money-saving:
- The coupon mom’s guide to cutting your grocery bills in half: the strategic shopping method proven to slash food and drugstore costs by Stephanie Nelson
- Clark Howard’s living large for the long haul: consumer-tested ways to overhaul your finances, increase your savings, and get your life back on track by Clark Howard
- I brake for yard sales and flea markets, thrift shops, auctions, and the occasional dumpster by Lara Spencer
- Money secrets of the Amish [sound recording]: finding true abundance in simplicity, sharing, and saving by Lorilee Craker
- Stop acting rich: – and start living like a real millionaire by Thomas J. Stanley
- The $5 dinner mom cookbook: 200 recipes for quick, delicious, and nourishing meals that are easy on the budget and a snap to prepare by Erin Chase