Frugal Living

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21 Things I Stopped Buying to Save Money: My First $100k!

Full disclosure: I have a 6 figure savings and investments portfolio.  Now, I’m not here to brag. I’m not at all special, I didn’t do anything super savvy, and I’m no different to any other random on the street.  So how did I save enough money to be financially free?  Actually, it’s quite simple: I …

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How to Live Frugally on One Income: 27 Habits You Need to Start

So, you’ve only got one income to live off and you’re wondering how the heck you’re going to do it.  Maybe it was a choice, or maybe it’s suddenly necessary because of a job loss, but either way this is where you’re at.   And while you may feel slightly worried at this moment, you …

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55 Cheap Foods to Buy When You’re Broke (+ Grocery List!)

We’ve all been there: Money is tight, that next paycheck seems far away, and you’re looking for cheap foods to buy when you’re broke. Or maybe you’re living extremely frugally and wanting to really cut down on your food spending.  Whatever your reason is, I have good news for you: Your grocery bill is one …

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21 Extreme Frugality Tips That’ll Save You THOUSANDS This Year

You probably know all the standard ways to save money: Buy things on sale, don’t eat out as much, make a budget, try to lower your bills,  etc. But if you’re really needing to save some money, then those ordinary measures might not get you as far as you need. So you have to up the ante, so to speak, and find more extreme ways to save money without having to downsize your house or eat ramen all the time. By incorporating just a few extreme frugality tips into your lifestyle, you can meet your savings goals, get out of debt, and start investing for your future. 

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Amazon Direct Ship Ultimate Guide [2021]: Get FREEBIES Delivered To Your Door

We ALL want free stuff. And nowadays, the internet is inundated with money-saving deals and freebie offers that (in many cases) are simply too good to be true. So, you’re probably wondering: How do you get free products online without falling into a scammer’s trap? Not to fear! In this post, I’ll show how you can get legit freebies through something called Amazon direct shipping. 

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How to Meal Plan Like a PRO and Save $200+ Per Month!

Open up your fridge. …Go on! Now, take one third of all that food you see before you…and dump it straight in the trash.…Okay, so don’t actually do this. But did you know that American households waste about one third of the food they purchase?! That’s an average of $1,866 per year that people are just throwing in the garbage.

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How to Do a No-Spend Challenge and CRUSH Your Money Goals

NO spending. Sounds scary right? It’s almost like saying “no breathing” or even worse: “no Netflix”. But the truth is, a no-spend challenge is something everyone can do and should do every once in a while. Why? Because no-spend challenges can help you reach your financial goals and completely transform your relationship with money.

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75 Easy Frugal Living Tips with a BIG Impact (Save $1000s!)

Are you counting down the days until payday? If you’re like most people, by the time payday rolls around your bank account is looking pretty depressing. Fortunately, there are tiny actions you can take each day to start saving money and avoid that dried-up checking account. It all boils down to this simple fact: the little things really do add up. Here are 75 EASY frugal living tips to start saving NOW.