The Fat Dollar

The Fat Dollar blog – Money Saving Tips That Work

what is a fat dollar?


A Fat Dollar buys more and not just “stuff”. A Fat Dollar works for you to create a better quality of life. A Fat Dollar lets you reach your dreams. The Fat Dollar will help you appreciate your abundance and get more impact from each dollar.

Extra dollars get fatter with good investments and we’ll explore those, too. Stay tuned and check back often.



Money Saving Tips


A money saving tip is only good if it works for you. The Fat Dollar will help you use what you already have as well as things you can easily get. Our motto is that a money saving tip should be interesting, fun, relatively easy, and should awaken your creative spirit. Oh, and one more thing ….saving money should make you feel comfortably rich, not miserly or deprived!


We share our tips, ideas, and experiments for saving money


  • Increase your savings
  • Budget your money
  • Enjoy your lifestyle
  • Keep it simple
  • Extra dollars get fatter with good investments
  • Have fun being frugal – that’s The Fat Dollar Way!






The Fat Dollar posts and articles

3 Cars Parked


Beware the Flood Damaged Vehicle

Thousands of vehicles that have been in floods will be on the market this year. Do you know the risks? Do you know how to spot a flood damaged vehicle?


Woman Paying Bills


Review Your Regular bills for Hidden Savings


Start with the monthly bills and select one. Review every line item on the bill. Do you understand everything that you are being charged for? Are there items on the bill that you don’t need or use anymore? Are you being charged to rent a piece of equipment that you don’t have anymore?

Tent set up near waterside


Visit a National Park – even better, visit the park during a free admission day

Visiting a National Park can create a lifetime of memories.  On a select few days each year, admission charges are waived and admission is free!  Now that’s The Fat Dollar way!


Laundry hung on a clothesline


Does it save money to use vinegar and baking soda instead of fabric softener?

One day while doing laundry I suddenly wondered if it was really less expensive to use vinegar and baking soda in the rinse cycle.


pardon our construction mess!


John Walker

we are revamping the entire blog …. thank you for your patience!


Melissa Taylor


mind over dollar


Piggy Bank and Golden Coins


Your beliefs can change your life. The Fat Dollar can teach you how to increase your money and budget your money, but if you are convinced that you will always be poor and broke, then it’s likely that you will be. If you want true wealth and a lifestyle free from worries and constraints about money, then you will have to learn how to behave that way! It’s that simple.





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