About Me

Head Shot September 2012


Laura Oliver founded AFrugalChick.com in 2009 as a resource for friends and family to save money on the items they need to spend money on and on the items they want.

Thousands of readers now use the resource blog to save money on everything from fast food lunches to major electronics purchases.

Laura appears regularly on local television and radio, as well as writes for national media.  She also hosts live Coupon and Grocery Strategy classes to large and small groups.

If you have a question, want to leave feedback, or request that Laura speak to your group, please e-mail her at laura (at) afrugalchick (dot) com!

A Frugal Chick’s Team

While scrolling through the site, you will see many posts from Laura as well as Jana, Jody, and others occasionally!  These ladies bring lots of cooking, shopping, and family experience to A Frugal Chick’s team!

Media Coverage

Tune in every Sunday morning to WVEC Channel 13 at 7:45 to see Laura talk about the best deals of the upcoming week!

Local Media (Print):

Frugal Chick hosts coupon classes in Hampton Roads- The Daily Press

How to Have A Successful Coupon Swap- The Daily Press

How To Start A Stockpile- The Daily Press

Couponing: Saving Money and Living Well Doesn’t Need to be Difficult- Jet Observer

In Hampton Roads, incomes have been going nowhere- The Virginian Pilot

The Duck That Binds- AltDaily.com

Local Media (Television):

Thinking Out Loud May 26, 2011 – (WCTV Television)

Cyber Monday Savings Tips from Laura Oliver- WVEC

4th of July Deals, Steals and Freebies- WVEC

Gift Ideas for Last Minute Shoppers and post-Christmas Deals- WVEC

National Media:

Guest Blogger- A Frugal Chick- ForRent.com

8 Phone Calls That Will Save You Money- MainStreet.com

Shopping For The “Other People”- Behind The Blue Valpack

Brands that Laura has Worked With:

A Frugal Chick is a brand-friendly resource blog that works with family-friendly businesses!  If you have a business, service, or brand that you would like to share with our readers, please contact Laura at laura (at) afrugalchick (dot) com.

All You Magazine
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Disney Pictures
Farm Fresh
Kevin’s Closet
Knox Studios
Soda Stream
Tom’s Shoes
Whole Foods

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