15 Inspiring Frugal Living Blogs

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These frugal living blogs are full of ideas, inspiration and information about how to live well while spending less money. These websites include food and meal planning tips, money management and financial help, frugal and self sufficient living, thrifty home and DIY projects, and simple living ideas to fuel your inspiration all year. Food and … Read more

Clever Ways to Save Money

By practicing a number of clever ways to save money, we can incorporate many strategies practiced faithfully over time that can have a huge impact on our financial bottom line. Small savings can add up, and little changes can grow into big results. The beautiful thing is that none of these steps will affect our … Read more

3 Regular Savings Accounts Everyone Needs

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Aside from investment and retirement accounts, there are three regular savings accounts that can help you build more security and avoid taking on unplanned debt. Even if you already have a regular savings account, you may wish to consider opening another one (or two). By preparing for both planned and unplanned expenses, you’ll simplify your … Read more

25 Things to Make From Scratch

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These 25 things to make from scratch are homemade versions of products that you might normally buy from the store. By learning how to make our own staples, breads, cookies, cereal, home goods, cleaning products and treats, we’ll save money, have fun, and learn to make some new things! This post may contain affiliate links. … Read more

10 Benefits of a Library Card

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There are so many benefits of a library card! As you may know, libraries have evolved into places that do so much more than lend books. Your neighborhood library can be a rich source of entertainment and education…and best of all, everything is free. We live just a few blocks from a wonderful public library, … Read more

7 Ways to Simplify Finances

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These seven tasks will help you simplify finances and reduce worry so you can focus on making your money grow. I don’t know about you, but I can easily procrastinate on “boring” money tasks like updating a will or reviewing insurance. The thing is, tackling these chores can help us sleep better at night, save … Read more

What Is Your Financial Dream?

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It’s important to step back occasionally and think about the Big Picture financial dream. When you think about being in a good place with money, what does that look like? If you had enough money to be comfortable, what would that allow you to do? I’ve been doing this challenge for many years, and I … Read more