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30 Ways to Save Money Like Your Grandma Did

Prevention Logo By Arricca SanSone of Prevention | Slide 1 of 31: One of my treasured heirlooms is my Gram's vintage Good Housekeeping cookbook. Its tattered and stained pages include a "Wartime Supplement" that describes how to cope with WWII food rationing, especially staples such as sugar and meat. The cookbook's money-saving tips are still surprisingly relevant. While our grandparents may have been frugal from necessity, there's a lot we can learn from their thriftiness on many different fronts. Here's how to "waste not, want not" and save money like our grandparents did.

One of my treasured heirlooms is my Gram's vintage Good Housekeeping cookbook. Its tattered and stained pages include a "Wartime Supplement" that describes how to cope with WWII food rationing, especially staples such as sugar and meat. The cookbook's money-saving tips are still surprisingly relevant. While our grandparents may have been frugal from necessity, there's a lot we can learn from their thriftiness on many different fronts. Here's how to "waste not, want not" and save money like our grandparents did.

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