As we start the new year, many families are looking for ways to save money in these tough financial times.

As we start the new year, many families are looking for ways to save money in these tough financial times. With the help of Laurie Dixon, known as the TheBAG Lady (www.TheBAG.com), and several other thrifty moms, we have compiled a comprehensive list of 50 tips to help families start saving money right now.


Special thanks to the following thrifty moms who contributed to this list: Laurie Dixon (Dublin), Christine Okonak (Powell), Martha-Lynn Corner (Upper Arlington), Molly Frizzell (Dublin), Lisa Evans (Clintonville), Wende Hageman (Columbus) and Tami Danielson (Hilliard).