It's not easy, but you can do it! here are 3 tips to build your emergency fund - even when you're broke. This last year and change has been hard on all of us. But you know what's true even more than ever now? Money doesn't care how hard life is. Our finances don't get better if we don't Keep Reading
Frugal living is more than just saving money, it is a lifestyle that you can wholly embrace. You can save money with a simple lifestyle change, you can easily save money while still living the life you want to live. You can go green, eat healthy, travel and indulge in various hobbies and still live frugally. Frugal living living requires a lot of forethought and in some cases sacrifices. You can sacrifice your daily coffee that you purchase if you make your own and keep it in a thermos. It can be a challenge, but you can have fun with it too. A week without spending money can be a chance for you to reconnect with your family as well as reconnect with your interests and hobbies. While you may make a few sacrifices, frugal living can earn you a lot of savings. You can save time, save money and save yourself some stress with frugal living.
How to Stretch Out Time Between Grocery Trips
Nobody’s telling us we can’t go grocery shopping, but I think we can all agree right now that the less we go out, the better. So we should all know how to stretch out the time between grocery trips, and of course, what to do when you can't find everything you need at the store. Even in normal life, Keep Reading
What to do When You can’t Find What You Need at The Store
I remember the first time it happened to me. Driving through town with a friend on the way to a doctor’s appointment, we passed an overturned grocery truck. And when we stopped at the grocery store on the way home, the dairy shelf was empty, with paper signs hanging from it, letting customers Keep Reading
How to Live off of Last Month’s Money
Just a few years ago, I couldn’t have imagined this: letting paychecks come and gather in a bank account without touching them until I was ready - the next month. It’s a reality and foregone conclusion now, but I have to admit, it wasn’t easy getting to the point where we could do this. Is it Keep Reading
Why You should Save Money On Groceries
It’s really easy to get caught up in the details. The hows, the what’s, and the mess of saving money on groceries. And sometimes, we forget the why. When we forget why we’re doing something - especially if that something is inconvenient - it gets hard to want to follow through with Keep Reading
Are Credit Cards Always Bad News?
We hear a lot from the debt-free community on why credit cards are always bad. But are they? My answer? And you may want to learn more by reading my story below. I got my first credit card when I was 32. Even when we were going through hard times, we didn't have credit cards, which prevented us Keep Reading
The Number One Thing You Need to Go From Barely Getting By, To Financially Free
A few years ago, we were coming out of a very financially tough place, and it was exciting! A little bit of money was growing in my bank account. We were finally making more than we were spending - just a little, but it was the right direction! My thoughts were “anybody really can get Keep Reading
6 Holiday Hacks to Save Money In The New Year
During the holidays, most of us frugal peeps have our eyes peeled for great deals and ways to save money during the holidays, but if you really want to be savvy, take notice of all the things you can do during the holiday season to save money next year. No, I’m not talking about buying next year’s Keep Reading
When Is Saving Money A Waste of Time?
Do you ever feel like saving money is a waste of time? Like, no matter what you do, at the end of the day, it doesn’t make a difference to your bottom line. I’ve certainly felt that way. However, a few days ago, I was listening to a podcast featuring business and finance expert Ramit Keep Reading
Exactly How I’m Hacking My Budget This Month
Last month we had a few unexpected expenses, which made it impossible to hit my savings goal. Namely, my car had a fluke breakdown in the middle of nowhere in Arkansas, and ended up costing just over $800 to fully repair. And I'm not even driving my old beater car anymore (The irony of your new Keep Reading
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