Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
We all say we “love” money. But do we really? I read a fantastic article yesterday by Marilyn Jenett about what happens when we are terrible money parents.
If you read too many personal finance success stories, you may start to feel less inspired, but instead, more frustrated and bad about your own situation. STOP! Remember, not everything is as it seems. Read between the lines.
Is it your fault you’re in debt and not a millionaire? The author of “Pound Foolish” is on your side.
Get your free PDF by Dave Ramsey here. It’s all about budgeting, a no-nonsense guide to get your finances in order in 2013.
The last thing I want is for my kids to enter and leave college with debt hanging over their heads. I believe starting off at a community college could be one of the most freeing ways to begin finding their true paths in life.
The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson #16–Pay Off (Not Down) Your Smallest Debt First Regardless of the Interest Rate
It was tough, and we procrastinated about it, but I bit the bullet today and downgraded our cable service. My kids did not take it well at all, but we are hoping this will benefit our family more than just monetarily.
Hope for a future of responsible citizens: Frugality among the Millennial Generation
Here’s a modern take on the Len Penzo Dot Com blog about The Millionaire Next Door, a great post for fans of the book and a must-read for those who are clueless about what true wealth looks like.
The Fairfield Public Library kicks off its highly anticipated and free Reinvent Your Financial Future program. Two Frugal Fairfielders has been invited to give three workshops in this 21-workshop series program.
How one family got out $50,000 credit card debt without going bankrupt. Their lesson: little things add up to big debt.