I was recently asked by Econobusters, to do a review of their site and brand new membership program. Econobusters is a sister site to The Old Schoolhouse Magazine and a site dedicated to helping families bust free from this economy by “sharing practical ideas, joy, and encouragement”.


  • Visit the Econobusters blog
  • Become a Molly Member: membership is just 3.95/month!

As a special offer to my readers, they are offering a $1 trial subscription, just enter the coupon code: DCF375

As a Molly Member you will receive:

  • Molly’s Monthly Money-Savings Digest
  • Member Memos resources
  • Member-only downloads and E-books
  • Resources, tutorials and articles
  • Contests, giveaways and more!

What’s in the Monthly Digests? Each Monthly Digest comes with tons of ideas and resources on how to save money. Some of the things included in the Digest are:

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  • Organization tips & tools
  • Special Features such as Frugal decorating, traveling, repurposing & more.
  • On Sale This Month” which is a roundup of merchandise that is typically discounted by month.
  • Recipes: Each digest features tons of yummy recipes.
  • Weekly Meal Plan complete with recipes and shopping list!
  • Parenting that Pays: basic parenting principles that don’t cost a dime!
  • Kid’s Corner: This is a monthly activity to do with your kids to help teach them how to save money as well. This month was a cost comparison between homemade, Break & Bake, Roll of Dough, and Prebaked Cookies. The activity comes with spreadsheets, recipes, and cost break down for each type of cookie. What child wouldn’t love that experiment?
  • Something Old-Something New: Each month Molly features a great project from readers on transforming something old into something new, this month featured making an old entertainment unit into a kid’s play kitchen.


  • Homemade Fun and Games: this section features lots of simple fun games, crafts and boredom busters you can do at home, along with tons of kids website resources as well.

The membership also features:

  • Free Downloads
  • Coupon Sits
  • Grocery Saving Sites
  • Deal Sites
  • How To Sites
  • Free Online Resources and More!

My Thoughts: The Molly Membership certainly has great information to share and they’ve done their research well. I like that all the information is gathered for you which makes saving money easier and faster for me!

I also like that they are very family oriented and have specific monthly activities to help build a closer relationship with your children, including great ideas to help teach them to live frugally in a world where we are bombarded with advertisements and materialism.

The Econobusters blog also has great ideas, resources, inspiration and freebies for those not wishing to sign up for membership. Now if I can just find time to read all the great info!

The Old Schoolhouse website also features several E-books by Molly that cover all sorts of topics from camping tips to slow-cooker recipes!


As a special offer to my readers, they are offering a $1 trial subscription, just enter the coupon code: DCF375

Disclosure: This product was given to me free for review purposes, and I do not have to return the product to the vendor. I was not paid for this post. All opinions expressed in this post are mine and were not influenced by the free product provided.

One Comment

  1. I absolutely love Econobusters. I have been following them since just before Christmas and joined the monthly subscription when it started this year. You definitely get a lot of useful information each month. This is my one spurge and I don't feel at all guilty about spending $3.95 a month on myself.


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