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  1. Don't look at your monthly Internet-access bill as money down the drain―see it as an investment. Since the Internet is one of the most powerful cost-cutting tools around, just a few hours of savvy Web surfing can save your family hundreds of dollars a year―plenty to cover those Internet fees, with a lot left over. Here are some of the best places in cyberspace to stretch your household-budget dollars.
  2. Look up phone numbers online at theultimates.com, which searches several sites at once.
  3. Replace or supplement your landline with Internet phone service, also known as VoIP.  Vonage’s basic residential plan, with 500 minutes, is just $15.At skype.com, communicate with other users for free by sound or image.At magicjack.com, receive unlimited local and long-distance calling starting at $40 a year.
  4. Use billshrink.com to analyze your cell phone usage and hunt for a cheaper plan.
  5. Sell any cell phones you're no longer using at cellforcash.com.
  6. Before you buy a computer or other electronic items, visit techbargains.com and shopper.com for deals 
and coupon codes.
  7. Cut back on premium cable channels by watching select shows for free at modernfeed.com and hulu.com (or at iTunes, for as little as $2 each). Also, check the network's own site for free replays.
  8. Rather than splurge on buying DVDs and video games, rent them online―with no late fees and no wait―from netflix.com and gamefly.com, respectively.
  9. Swap your books, CDs, DVDs and video games with other traders at swaptree.com, or barter for a wider variety of items at swapthing.com.
  10. If you're redeeming coupons every week, you're already saving. But just because you have a coupon for something doesn't mean you should buy it. Hold on to some coupons until those items go on sale. Combining coupons and sales yields the biggest savings.
  11. Is it wasteful to buy three boxes of cereal when you need only one for a week? No, not if cereal is on sale. Over the long run it makes sense to stockpile enough groceries to last your family 10 to 12 weeks. Stockpiling allows you to take advantage of great sales and buy what you need before you need it, with or without using a coupon. Pay special attention to the expensive items on your list, and grab the opportunity to get them at rock-bottom prices when your store puts them on special. Of course, you should buy milk and fresh produce each week.