Donna Freedman

Donna Freedman

A former newspaper journalist, Donna Freedman has been a staff writer for MSN Money and Get Rich Slowly, and freelanced for a wide variety of online and print publications. She got a college degree at age 52 (better late than REALLY late) on full scholarship. Now she lives and writes the frugal life in Anchorage, Alaska, and blogs at DonnaFreedman.com.

Stop Paying for Your Food!

Some of the country’s top chefs forage for ingredients for their five-star meals. So can you, using databases of where to gather food from the wild or from someone’s garden.

How to Get Bread for $1 or Less

Bakery outlets sell multigrain loaves and lots of other products for as little as 50 cents. And no, it’s NOT “old” or “stale.”