Tag Archives: frugal living

15 easy ways to save on your utility bills

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That drip, drip, drip sound coming from your bathroom could be doing a lot more than keeping you up at night – it could be blowing a hole in your budget. Here are 15 ways to save money around the house. MORE

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Finding deals: a calendar of seasonal sales

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Like clockwork, certain items go on sale at regular times of the year. Knowing what to buy – and when – can save you big bucks if you plan ahead. MORE

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When you’re the “poor person” in your social circle

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If you’re guilty of reconciling who you are to your posse, and concluding that you’re the “poor” person in your social circle, stop! Let’s pick apart the facts from the fiction. MORE

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How teaching in South Korea helped me reach my financial goals

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n August 2012, I moved to South Korea to teach English for a year. An amazing experience, it provided me with the chance to travel extensively, make lifelong friends, immerse myself in another culture and, best of all, save money. MORE

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The fiscal fast: how it’s done and a diary of how well I did on it

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For some people, not spending a dime in a week is no big deal. MORE

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