Category Archives: frugal living

Christmas Money Saving Tips

Saving money for Christmas has never been easier. Let my smart Christmas Money Saving Tips get you started on your savings journey. If you’re looking for more ways to rein in your spending this Christmas, read on. It’s time to truly enjoy this festive season with real joy in your heart. You may have noticed… Read More »

Minimalist Living : 24 Simple Tips

Aren’t you tired of the clutter? I don’t just mean the material things. We often forget about our mental and emotional space being cluttered with tons of different things as well. Let me share this quote. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius. Don’t you think it truly sums… Read More »

24 Frugal Tips to Zero Food Waste

Don’t know about you, but I’m really tired of wasting food. Want to help Mother Earth? Then get my 24 frugal tips to zero food waste.   Gone were those days when we had to hunt or grow our own food from scratch. Unless we choose to. But wasting food is as good as wasting… Read More »

Smart Christmas Money Saving Tips

Christmas is fast approaching. So, how on earth are you going to make sure your budgeting plans don’t get blown off course even before Santa lands? Sure, it’s not easy to cut back on your spending when others are busy opening their wallets, but do yourself a favor. Make this year’s Christmas different. Focus on… Read More »

12 Frugal Ways to Save Fuel & Car Expenses

Have you tried countless times to slash your car expenses but seem to be always spinning your wheels? What a pain! “Owning and operating a vehicle . . . accounts for the second-largest household expense” (Bureau of Labor Statistics). The rising cost of motoring sure is a sickening drain on motorists’ finances. But don’t despair! We’ve… Read More »

Frugal Meals to Save Your Wallet

One of the fastest ways to trim our living costs is to reduce our spending on food. Most of us live busy, hectic, time-starved lifestyles, so my aim here is to provide frugal recipes that are easy, delicious and cheap that won’t ‘eat up’ too much of your time and effort.   According to USA… Read More »

Save Money on Insurance: Five Simple Steps

Whether we like it or not, insurance cover is here to stay. No matter what insurance cover you need – whether it’s for your house, your car, your pet, your health or even your life, they are part and parcel of our lives, despite being a severe drain on our wallets. But take heart, I’m… Read More »

6 Finance Lessons from Lockdowns

Lockdowns can be a pain. But folks from around the world including those in Canada and New Zealand are discovering that lockdowns might just have a positive side to it, assuming that jobs remain. Without the usual spending outlets of dining out in restaurants, bars, cinemas, concerts, salons and theaters other than on essentials like… Read More »

33 Items You Need at Home During This Crisis

With an increasing number of locations facing lockdowns, you’ll be thinking about what food supplies you should have at hand in case you need to self isolate. You’ll probably have to keep your visits to the supermarket to the absolute minimum to safeguard your health. I have compiled a practical list of foods and other… Read More »