Four Frugal Tricks That Save You Money

Frugal Tricks That Save money, frugal living, cost cutting
Frugality is no fun, right?  People who are frugal never go out with friends, never buy a coffee, never buy anything, it seems.  They spend all their time hanging up their clothes to line dry, saving their recycling for repurposing, and washing out plastic baggies.  Right? True, some frugal people do this.  But if you’re not naturally frugal and don’t want to be extreme, there are simple...

more →

Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality

Three Frugal Purchases That Have Saved Us Thousands

Frugal Purchases That Have Saved Us , frugal living
When my husband and I were first married thirteen years ago, we were beyond broke.  We lived in a high cost of living area, I had student loan and credit card debt from college, and we only had one source of income at $35,000 a year.  The Tightwad Gazette was my go to resource for all things frugal. For Christmas that first year, we asked for two products:  a pair of hair clippers and a wooden dowel...

more →

Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality

Creativity: Your Ticket To Saving Money

creativity, ticket to saving money
“I’m just not that creative…” How many times have you said that or heard someone else say that?  You might think of creativity as simply being an accomplished artist, a good writer, or being able to make a cute craft. But it goes far beyond that. Creativity can save you money.  Lots of money. Creativity with Food According to The Huffington Post, “the average American...

more →

Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality

Choosing my new phone company (Telus vs. Wind)

Hidden cell phone phone fees,phone bills, choosing my new phone, phone bills
Living in Canada, expensive cell phone plans are the norm. For the past three years, I’ve paid approximately $70 including tax for my plan with Telus Mobility. It makes me cringe to read about some of the things you can do down in the US, like Mr. Money Mustache’s $10 iPhone plan. However, we do what we can. The last time I renewed my contract with Telus, various discount carriers such...

more →

Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality
1 3 4 5 6 7 11

Top of page