Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
Want to know what item in your house is the most inexpensive replacement for paper towels? No, it’s NOT a rag….
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.
Amy Dacyczyn still, and will always, influence millions of people with her frugal philosophies. Here is one quote of hers that I love.
Read an article about TFF in All You Magazine’s February issue!
Frugal is smart, cheap is dumb. But, which are you? One article takes a look at the frugal versus cheap personality.
After attending a couponing workshop last night, I realized that there are still so many questions people have about how to use a coupon. Here are some questions that were asked last night and here are my answers.
Isn’t frugality the way to increase net worth which is the true indicator of wealth? Certainly buying “stuff” is one big way to decrease your net worth. Even Warren Buffett, my favorite billionaire, is well known to be frugal, still living in a modest home he purchased for around $31,000 over fifty years ago, according to Investopedia.
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!
Kids will always compare things, such as house sizes. But what influences a kid to say, “My house is bigger than yours, my cars are better than yours….” Parents? My wish for these affluent parents would be for them to realize that they have great power to influence their kids with the right kind of advice. I wish these parents would tell their kids this: “With great ‘wealth’ and square-footage comes great responsibility to be a great person who is humble, compassionate, and respectful.” I can only wish!
The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson #16–Pay Off (Not Down) Your Smallest Debt First Regardless of the Interest Rate
The Tightwad’s Notebook–Lesson 13: When Money is Tight, Get Creative in the Kitchen
Back from vacation? Then, it’s back to financial reality! There’s no need to feel guilty if you blew your budget this summer. Autumn is the perfect time to get back on track and reboot your frugal habits. I know that’s what I have to do!