The oily rag boom is probably a sign of the tough times but also a reminder that our down-to-earth do-it-yourself frugal mindset is still very much alive and well. Here are more of the great and sometimes humorous tips sent in by readers.
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Oily raggers are great at getting more out of less, and making the most of what others throw out. Here are some of the many ideas readers have sent in, ranging from using toilet rolls to buying better for baby!
Your frugal living tips just keep on coming in, so much so that our staff in the Oily Rag Club Department are struggling to keep up. Here are some of the tips we have received in the last couple of weeks.
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Times are tough for those in business, and there are lots of us in business. But never fear, when times get tight, there are lots of oily rag ideas to get us through in good shape.
Last week National Radio's Afternoons with Jim Mora had a very humorous segment about toilet rolls. The question was asked: how to do you hang your toilet roll. We in the Oily Rag Research Unit, like many others, take toilet tissue very seriously. So much
Living off the smell of an oily rag is all about rolling up your sleeves and doing things for yourself. Here are a few new tips from oily raggers:
Fruit and vegetables are cheapest when they are abundant - and serious savers will be making the most of the opportunity.
Higher crude prices will inevitable cause the pump prices to pass though the $2 a litre level, and cause consumers to ask how they can reduce their motoring costs. Here are a few suggestions.
About 18 months ago the oily rag research team carried out a nationwide survey to answer some key questions about the price of milk. Over 600 oily rag readers took part and as a result some very important conclusions were drawn.