Tag: Frugality

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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Don’t (Nicolas) Cage Yourself In Financially

Don’t (Nicolas) Cage Yourself In Financially

Before I’m accused of writing this lifestyle inflation post specifically to deliver you this celebrity pun – (I did) – I just want to say the timing of this post couldn’t have come at a better time anyway. The markets are still hitting record highs […]

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10 Things to Buy Today to Save Money for Tomorrow

10 Things to Buy Today to Save Money for Tomorrow

We like to think of frugality as a linear event where we save a few dollars here in order to compound that amount down the road. However, saving money isn’t always as easy as a linear event. Lots of things we do today will save […]

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Another Perpetual Frugal Fail (or Win?) – Acquired a Thrifting Addiction

Another Perpetual Frugal Fail (or Win?) – Acquired a Thrifting Addiction

Ah, the saga continues. Remember about 3 weeks ago, I wrote out why I hated my clothes and what I was going to do about it? It was my one perpetual frugal fail where I mentioned my guilt of pursuing fast fashion over quality and […]

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What’s In Our Wallet? Ranking Our Past Credit Card Rewards!

What’s In Our Wallet? Ranking Our Past Credit Card Rewards!

I never thought there would be a day that churning ice cream would be booted off as my favorite churning related activity. Life has proved me wrong, again! Churning credit card rewards is my favorite churning related activity. I found out just a few days […]

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7 Frugal Wins (But No Fails Yet Since I’m Awesome) – August 2017

7 Frugal Wins (But No Fails Yet Since I’m Awesome) – August 2017

A’hoy gentle readers! We’re doing our first ever frugal wins post today (idea robbed from Frugal Asian Finance). This is disguised as a general life update as well. I would have squished this into my family income reports but our August income report is going […]

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12 Things I Stopped Buying That’s Saving Me Money & The Planet

12 Things I Stopped Buying That’s Saving Me Money & The Planet

My husband gave me a nice compliment today. Me: “I’m writing an introspection post on the things I don’t squander money on anymore.” Jared: “But you don’t squander money on most things.” Awwww! OK, so it’s not heart melting but he’s an engineer, I’ll take […]

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Bad Plumbing? Slow Drainage? Ant Invasion? Should You Hire a PRO or DIY?

Bad Plumbing? Slow Drainage? Ant Invasion? Should You Hire a PRO or DIY?

Since we became homeowners, I have developed a higher sense of tolerance for stress. If I can’t convince you guys of that here then the rest of this home improvement series should demonstrate how much work owning a house can be compare to renting. So […]

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