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“Wisconsin families are feeling squeezed by rising costs. My online Guide for Penny Pinchers is designed to be an easy place to go for Wisconsin families looking to stretch their hard-earned dollars on everything from gas to groceries to prescription drugs.” -- Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton
Save on Gas
Find Cheap Gas in Wisconsin.
Find the Lowest Gas Prices in the Milwaukee Area
Find the best deal on gas in your neighborhood
Save on Travel
Tips on Getting Around Without a Car
20 Tips for Increasing Fuel Economy - gas mileage tips
US Department of Energy - How to stretch your gas dollar
Wisconsin Mass Transit Systems
AAA Tips to Improve Gas Milage
Wisconsin’s Rideshare Program – ride with a friend, easy tools to connect you with others
Wisconsin Public Transportation Information
Wisconsin DOT: Traveling by bike or foot
Find an E85 gas station near you
Farecast.com - Airline Tickets - find out to buy now or later? Airlines have systems that help then set ticket prices according to demand. Farecast predicts if your fare will rise or fall.
Save in the Home
The Dollar Stretcher – website devoted to, “living better for less”
Affordable Housing. Wisconsin Front Door Housing connects renters with landlords and properties that meet their housing needs.
Frugal Village - tips on saving money
Responsible Debt Relief - Responsible Debt Relief is a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding financially distressed individuals by guiding them to the most appropriate debt repayment program based on an objective and statistically precise grading system. The group was recently featured on the CBS evening news.
SHARE Wisconsin - SHARE is a nonprofit food buying club that offers products at reduced cost through a volunteer-run, community-based distribution system.
Home Heating Kerosene, Oil and Propane - search zip code for prices in your area
Money-saving tips for homeowners that use propane to heat their home.
Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program - Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program administers the federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Public Benefits Energy Assistance Program
Visit one of Wisconsin's Public Libraries - Using Wisconsin's public libraries is a great way for people to stretch their dollars. Many libraries offer free programs for all kinds of interests (classes, entertainment, story time, teen programs,etc.)
Savings Calculator for Energy Efficiency in Your Home
Energy and Money Savings Tips For Your Home
Information on homeowner and renter’s insurance
Tips to save money on homeowner’s insurance
Save on Health:
Badger Care Plus. BadgerCare Plus is a program for children under 19 years of age and families in Wisconsin who need and want health insurance
Drug Savings Wisconsin State of Wisconsin Prescription Drug Resource Center.
Tips on Saving Money on Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drug Savings Options – State of Wisconsin
Save on College & Schools
Wisconsin’s College Savings Program:
Wisconsin Covenant - A path to higher education
Ed Vest - EdVest is an innovative qualified tuition program that helps families across the country invest for one of their most important financial goals – their children's education. EdVest is administered by the Wisconsin Office of the State Treasurer.
State Grants for Higher Education
State Academic Excellence Scholarship
Scholarships List for all UW schools
10 Ways to save on back-to-school shopping from USA Today
MSNBC: Ways to save during back-to-school season
Save money on school supplies using Froogle.com products search – An easy way to find the cheapest prices on items you need
Wisconsin Mentor - A referral site for students considering a private college in Wisconsin.
Wisconsinmentor.org offers comprehensive FREE test prep courses for the SAT, ACT and GRE tests.
Badger Link - An online library of resources people can access from home, work, or school
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