Less Is More: Benefits of Minimalism

More and more people are abandoning their 60 hour per week jobs, McMansions, and pricey leased cars for a simpler, less expensive way of life. Minimalists, like the name implies, are people who focus less on acquiring possessions and more on intangible things that matter most to them. This includes family, friends, hobbies, learning, traveling, and just about anything else you can think of. Not...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality, Money, Saving Money

New job, new budget

new budget, new job, avoiding lifestyle inflation, adjusting
Brian and I are both starting new positions this May.  As a result, we’ve updated our budget!  I mentioned before how it was important for us to avoid lifestyle inflation and I think we’ve done that.  At the same time, we want to give ourselves room to enjoy a small bit of our success.  Our bills and rent stay the same, so there are only a few changes that needed to be made. Original...

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