Tag Archives: thrifty

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 »

17 Smart Money Tips for Uncertain Times

Americans, like people all over the world, are now living in very uncertain times. Not only is our health at stake, the stock market and the housing market are both also under threat. Many are feeling uncertain about their income and even their job security.  If there is any time to practice frugality, the time… Read More »

How to Become an Ultimate Frugalist

Recently I read an interesting blog post by Trent Hamm: “How to Build a Strong Frugal Mindset”. Hamm is the blogger whose website is well known as The Simple Dollar. What I’ll do now is to share with you some of Hamm’s key tips on frugal mindset development. I will also comment on his ideas,… Read More »

35 Simple Ways to Save Water Every Day ( Part 2 )

Welcome back to Part 2 of Simple Ways to Save Water Every Day.  Here is Part 1 of 35 Simple Ways to Save Water if you’ve missed it. I hope you’ve made a start on saving water. If you haven’t, here’s your motivation to get on to it right away. Did you know that the… Read More »

Frugal Challenge Series 2020 (Week 5)

Welcome to Week 5 of the Frugal Challenge Series. Each week, you’ll get a frugal challenge you can easily take away and do. Over time, these little frugal ideas will help you learn to be more frugal in your daily life. If you’ve missed the earlier challenges, click on them below to find out what… Read More »

100 Frugal Ideas to Enjoy Life to the Fullest

There’re many things in this world that bring us happiness if we allow them into our lives. This collection of 100 Frugal Ideas gives you lots of opportunities to enjoy your life to the fullest. The best part is they won’t cost you very much, if anything at all. Subscribe now to get your exclusive… Read More »

Extreme Frugality: 25 Weird But True Stories from Around The World

Truth is stranger than fiction. You won’t think these weird stories of extreme frugality from around the world are real, but they are! These were postings from walletpop.com and were published in Sandra and Harry Choron’s book Money: Everything You Never Knew About Your Favorite Thing to Find, Save, Spend & Covet.  Marvel at the… Read More »

Frugal Challenge Series 2020 (Week 2)

Welcome to the Frugal Challenge Series where each week, I’ll give you a little frugal challenge that you can take away and do. These little exercises will help guide you to be more frugal in your everyday life. Who is this Frugal Challenge Series for? This series is perfect for you if you want to… Read More »

Frugal Challenge Series 2020 ( Week 1 )

Welcome to the Frugal Challenge Series. Each week, I’ll give you a little frugal challenge you can take away to do. These little challenges help you get into the minds of frugal folks. You’ll learn to think like a frugalist in your everyday life.  Who is this Frugal Challenge Series for? This series is perfect… Read More »

6 Proven Secrets to Stop Impulse Spending at Mega Sales

How can you stop impulse spending especially if you’re a compulsive shopper? How can you NOT succumb to the irresistible lures of mega sales like Black Friday Sales, pre-Christmas sales and more? With my 6 proven secrets that we’ve personally used and tested, you can’t help but succeed in resisting the siren calls of mega… Read More »