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Hello Cheapskaters,

If this is your first visit, welcome to the Cheapskates Club. And if you've visited before, we're glad to see you again.

The Cheapskates Club is the place to be if you want to win the Battle of the Bills. If you are serious about saving money, and living life debt free, cashed up and laughing then this is the place to be.

Here you'll find all the resources you need to start living the Cheapskates way and stop drowning in debt.

Have a look around, and I hope I meet you in the Platinum Member's Centre very soon.

The Cheapskates Journal
October 2015

From Cath's Desk
Feature Article:
  How to Dry Tomatoes - Two Simple Methods
A Thoughtful Moment: You don't Blame the Lettuce
Attitude Differences between Those with Debt and Those Without
Simply Scented Solid Lavender Perfume
Meal Stretchers
Spring Cleaning your Wardrobe - From Chaos to Fabulous in Five Easy Steps
Dear Cath
Quotes of Note
Cheapskates Tip Store:
12 brand new tips for you to try

And a whole lot more....
Cheapskates Washing Powder
As seen on A Current Affair

Click here to watch Cath make a batch of her famous washing powder in just minutes!

Click here to download your free Cheapskates Washing Powder Tip Sheet

Click here to find out more!

Cheapskate's Secret Super Savers

Want to know where to find the best bargains? Look no further! Our latest e-book is full of stores and outlets where you can save up to 85% off everything from groceries to craft supplies and manchester to luggage, and it's free!

Click here to download your copy of Cheapskates Secret Super Savers

 "My husband has a new name for me its ‘Cath’"

He calls me that when we are out shopping and around home when I’m chasing frugal ideas from you. We have recently become pensioners and your survival ideas are not only challenging, fun and interesting we are doing great in our retirement and enjoying it thanks to Cheapskates. We both enjoy testing out your tips.I just read my Cheapskates news and tips, better than any mag I could get.
Heather O.

Join the $300 a Month Food Challenge and slash those grocery bills, eat well and save more! The $300 a Month Food Challenge

Back in 2004 I wrote a little book called "Super Shopper" showing how you could easily feed a family on $70 a week.  Then, in October 2010 Wendy started the $300 a Month Food Challenge in the Member's forum.

Since then Cheapskaters have been tackling the $300 a month food challenge with fantastic results, slashing grocery bills and saving thousands of dollars a year.

Click here to join the $300 a Month Food Challenge.

Cleaning with the Super Six

The latest e-book from The Cheapskates Club shows you how for under $30 a year you can keep your home clean and your money in your wallet!

Cleaning with the Super Six is full of recipes for simple, safe and frugal cleaning products that will keep your home clean and your budget intact.

Click here to get your copy of Cleaning with the Super Six

 Which Cheapskates Club membership is right for me?

Whatever your goals, the Cheapskates Club will show you ways you can save money every day, and reach them sooner.  There are two levels of Cheapskates Club membership:

Platinumclick here to see the benefits of Platinum Cheapskates membership

Silverclick here to see how Silver Cheapskates members benefit

Free Tip Sheets as talked about on Mornings with Annie Gaffney

 Click here to download the Miracle Spray  Tip Sheet

Click here to download Cheapskates Washing Powder Tip Sheet

Tip Sheets, E-books & How Tos...

With over 120 Tip Sheets, E-books and other money saving tools the Tip Sheet Library is huge!

Check out Cheapskates Tip Sheets
What's happening

Cath's Calendar

Grow Your Own Food for a Year

"Not buying lunch paid for our trip to Perth"

"My wife and I have just had a great week in Perth, paid for by not buying lunches. When Sally started making lunches for us I thought she was nuts, especially when she told me not buying lunch would pay for a holiday. In 8 1/2 months she had the money to pay for our week in Perth, airfares and accommodation and site seeing included. Only thing is she insisted that we still pack our lunches each day instead of buying them :)."   
Greg & Sally M., Werribee

What is a Cheapskate?

Want to know just what characterises a Cheapskate?

The Tip Store

35 main categories containing over 10,000 hints, tips and ideas to save you money, time and energy.

Click here for a sneek peek



Budget Renovations

20011 - Mrs Sparkle, the Savvy Senior
2010 - Meet the Bumsteads, the family on a tight budget
2009 - The Smith Family, Survivors of their personal GFC 

Click here to read more about Budget Renovations

The Cheapskates Way to Living the Good Life for Less

What makes you feel rich?  The Cheapskates way is more about the things you don't do buy the things you do to save money, time and energy.

 A miraculous site!

"Hi Cath, Miraculous site!
Thanks, thanks and more thanks."
Carol, Mudgegonga

Save money every day

You can save $50, $80, even $100 a week and still have the things in life you enjoy. At the Cheapskates Club we have thousands of terrific hints, tips and ideas that really will save you thousands of dollars a year. Learn how to save money on everyday items so that you can enjoy the things that are important to you – family, friends, fun – and be debt free, cashed up and laughing.

 "Feed a family of 4 for $70!"

"My husband didn't believe that I could cut our grocery bill to just $70 a week for the four of us. But now we've done it, he's so excited he thinks you should write a book! It was really easy for me to really slash our food costs and best of all, nobody has guessed that I'm a Cheapskate shopper!"  
Susan, St. Clair

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Rather than disenfect my kitchen cloth I place it in the microwave for 1 minute and hang it over the tap to dry. No more smelly cloths.