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24 May 2019

Tricks for Cleaning Your Clothes When You Can’t Afford to Dry Clean

Oh, no! The big job interview is tomorrow and your favorite go-to power suit is sporting a stain from Starbucks. What can you do when your wallet contains only moths, and you can’t afford new duds for a big day or even a dry cleaner for an item already owned?

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02 Sep 2014

How to Survive as a Broke-Ass Writer: Using Your Domestic Awesomeness For Cool Side Jobs

There are grown people in this world who won’t know how to separate colors when washing clothes.  There are people who cannot hand wash dishes without leaving food caked on the edges of plates and glasses. As a broke-ass writer and avid traveler, I started realizing that my domestic skills

Jordannah Elizabeth - Commonwealth Columnist 1
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
20 Mar 2013

How to Avoid the Broke-Ass Look

Just because you’re a broke-ass doesn’t mean everyone has to know. ~If you’re like me, you really do not see the necessity in purchasing socks and view it as a mere inconvenience as well as a waste of money, so you would rather just steal them from your boyfriend’s or

Joanne Rae - Coinless Wanderer 0
18 Feb 2013

Broke-Ass Porn: In Home Washer and Dryer

Every once in awhile we present Broke-Ass Porn.  It’s visually stimulating material for the financially impaired.  If this shit doesn’t get you going, you’re not as broke as you thought: For many broke folks, especially those  living in apartments, the idea of having a washer and dryer in your home

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
18 Jun 2011

Little Luxuries: Laundry Service

Y’all know how I love writing a recurring series. So let’s start another, although I can’t promise it’ll be as regular as my previous one. We’ll call it “Little Luxuries.” Little luxuries help you make it to the end of each day. Self-deprivation, even when you have no money to spend

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 2
17 Jan 2011

Save Money and Go Detergent Free

I’ll admit, I’m not the most eco-minded person out there. Sure I recycle and try not to chuck my empty soda cans at passerbys (like some neighborhood kids I know), but I won’t be starting a local composting group anytime some. Like most people, I’m somewhere in the middle. But

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
11 Oct 2010

DIY: Tried and True Uses for Cheap Vodka

Cheap vodka has a lot of uses. It can wipe your memory clean, keep you warm on cold nights, and make most experiences exponentially more interesting than they would have been. Is it coincidence that Vladimir Vodka is not only the top selling liquor in West Virginia and also crucial

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
13 Sep 2010

Broke Ass Laundry: Don’t Dry Clean. Save Money.

Some comedian whose name I’ll probably be crucified for forgetting once said: “This shirt is dry-clean only.  That means it’s dirty.”  And we all laugh because, yeah!  Mine too! Everyone knows that dry cleaning is stupid expensive. For that reason many of us try to get more than one wear

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