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Cash Envelope System – Pros, Cons & Tips

What is the Cash Envelope System (CES)? It is used for variable expenses like groceries, eating out and gas. If you’ve budgeted $140 for groceries each week, you’ll place $140 cash into an envelope labelled groceries. The aim is to stick to your weekly budget for groceries, by making sure that you spend up to… Read More »

Frugal Living – 22 Things We Stopped Buying to Save Money

Welcome, dear readers. As part of frugal living, we’re looking at what things you can stop buying so you can watch your savings soar! Are you buying things without realizing that you don’t actually need them? No problem! This post is on: – the common things to stop buying – the potential savings you’ll enjoy… Read More »

Frugal Living – How to Avoid The Supermarket Overspending Trap

Did you know that supermarkets are enemies of frugal living? According to this National Geographic article, grocery shopping is a “cunningly orchestrated process . . . designed to lure us in, keep us there, and seduce us into spending money.” Supermarkets are specially designed to empty our wallets! But have no fear! I’ve spent time and… 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 is a sickening drain on motorists’ finances. Want to really save big… Read More »

20 Clever Frugal Tips to Save Even More Money (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of 20 Clever Frugal Tips to Save Even More Money 🙂 You’ll find exciting and fun frugal ways to save more money with these clever tips, more than you could have ever imagined. They are super easy for you to do from day-to-day, especially for anyone on a budget AND you… Read More »