Category: Frugality

The Financials Behind Owning a McMansion

The Financials Behind Owning a McMansion

[ALL photos and respective rights were taken from Kate via McMansion Hell] This Martin Luther King Monday is our official, guilt-free, lay around the house like a lazy cat day. For the few golden hours of waiting for our laundry to finish, my husband and I […]

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The Sunday Diary – Our Sam’s Club Closed, Free Furniture & Student Loan Horror Tales

The Sunday Diary – Our Sam’s Club Closed, Free Furniture & Student Loan Horror Tales

Just as the title suggests, this is a wrap up of everything that was mildly interesting this week. Our Sam’s Club Closed! Walmart announced 60 store closings of their wholesaler club chain. Hubby and I were surprised to find our local club on the list! […]

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9 Second Hand Stuff We Use Everyday At Home

9 Second Hand Stuff We Use Everyday At Home

I never knew how many free and secondhand things we used as the family until now. As I took a stroll around my home after Christmas holiday it occurred to me that a good percentage of our possessions were second handed in nature. I started tallying […]

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What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

We’re still away in California, good children. I wanted to throw a quick lesson out there that’s been plaguing me for a few days. I try to not judge what people do with their money as long as they are on good financial standing but […]

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How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

My own family composes of first-generation immigrants. The only thing I remember celebrating as a child was New Year’s – not the one on January 1st. Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Years in February. By celebrate, I meant we lit an incense and watched Chinese New […]

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9 ‘Nails In The Coffin’ To Avoid For The Living

9 ‘Nails In The Coffin’ To Avoid For The Living

Bad debt can be notoriously hard to get out from under. Debt can bury you 6 feet under and it’s 100% legal after you signed on that dotted line. Getting out of debt can be a struggle. Unexpected expenses arise, temptation persisted by examples of […]

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3 Signs When Frugality Isn’t Worth It & What To Do

3 Signs When Frugality Isn’t Worth It & What To Do

✏️ Announcement! One of my goals for 2018 is to try my hand at making extra income from home. I will give you practical and honest ways on how to make more money. I’m doing this as an experiment for 2 friends and decided that I should […]

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6 Frugal Wins & 3 Frugal Fails – November 2017

6 Frugal Wins & 3 Frugal Fails – November 2017

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you. Please read my disclosures for more info.] Oh, what an eventful month. Usually, it takes me 2 months to gather up eventful frugal wins and fails but we’ve got something in just a month already! […]

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