Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
Some noteworthy frugal tidbits from around the Web brought to you by TFF.
Dress for Less for Kindle is out on Amazon. It’s full of frugal ideas about how to find clothing that won’t fall apart after one wearing and one washing.
New shopping-organizing bag for everyone who forgets to bring coupons/lists/reusable bags to the store.
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The latest census news says that 18% of households in Fairfield County, CT are considered to be in the top 5% of the wealthiest in the country. But, not everyone is part of that 18%/5% crowd. So, if you live here, and you wonder where your money is going, take a look at prices of oil, gas, electricity, property taxes food and cable 20 years ago compared to now. Frugality has always been around, but it’s more important now to find ways to live frugally. You’re not alone in your quest to look for ways to save, reduce and live frugally.
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.
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.
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My 12-year-old son and I took part in what turned out to be such a miraculous event today. The Fairfield Beach Clean Up, organized by three friends via Facebook, grew to 1,000 volunteers who gathered at Jennings Beach and were dispersed to various beach neighborhoods to help homeowners clean up their ravaged yards. It was an eye-opener for my son, who knew the homeowner’s grandson at the home we were sent to for clean-up, and was saddened by what had happened to their house.
We’ve been quiet for a while in light of extreme weather events and other happenings. We’ll be in touch with exciting news next week!
I love, love, love this website–Budget101.com (especially her amazing recipes). And I just received an email in my inbox about a new e-book, “Family Guide to Groceries Under $250 a Month.” I just downloaded the Kindle version and can’t wait to dig in.
An email from JC Penney may have that $10 coupon we all love so much, but sorely missed since the store changed its policies.