Living a Frugal Life: Exploring Staycations

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If you’re trying to save money, pay down debt, or both, then you might want to consider skipping your family’s usual summer trip and plan staycations instead. About the Author: Tony Standin is a personal finance writer who loves to save money, live an eco-friendly life, and enjoy time with his family. Frugal Date Nights. Go Frugal

How Can Thriftiness Become a Debt Relief Option?

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Guest Post Author Bio: Ryan is a contributory writer associated with the Debt Consolidation Care Community and has written several articles for various financial websites. He holds his expertise in the Debt industry and has made significant contribution through his various articles. Thriftiness is not an option but must be your essence of life. If you can base your life on the basis of frugal living, you can easily save a lot of money and get help with paying off your debt.


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Meet a Frugal Girl Reader | Sarah, an RVer

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Reader Sarah is a full-time RVer, and she wrote to me asking if I’d like to feature her in a Monday post, since RVing is a slightly unusual way of life. I lived most of my life in a suburb of Chicago and taught lessons from my home for 35 years. What’s your best frugal win?

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3 Important Lessons in Living Frugally, But Not Too Frugally

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Guest Post Author Bio: David Bakke enjoys living frugally in Atlanta and frequently shares his best financial tips and experiences on Money Crashers , an online resource ranked as one of the top personal finance blogs online. In response to a pay cut at work three years ago, I started living a frugal lifestyle and decided to save wherever I could. In my quest for frugality, however, I’ve learned that some would-be saving methods are not truly practical. Go Frugal

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Increase Your Income | 31 Days to Find $1000

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This month, we are trying to reach $1000 in 31 days and if you already live a frugal life, you were probably already doing many of my tips. Dave Ramsey is famous for telling his listeners to start delivering pizzas to claw their way out of debt. In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too.

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Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Many Carnivals Over the Past Few Weeks

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Penniless Parenting hosted the Festival of FrugalityLife Stages Edition and included YFS’ post, Thrifty Ways to Save on Travel. Sustainable Personal Finance included YFS’ post, Frugal Anniversary Gift Ideas that Will Win Her Over in the Carnival of Personal Finance #349. Many thanks to Debt Free by Thirty who hosted the Festival of Frugality #325 for including Marie’s post, Frugal Family Fun in the American Midwest.

P.E.P. for the Week of February 14-18/11-Planning Edition

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Sustainable Life Blog shares with us tips on how to repair our credit. In my life, my parents have always seemed to do quite well financially and we never suffered as kids. We have more stable careers, we have no debt (other than our mortgage), and we own a home. Life and My Finances shares with us how to keep moving expenses low. Going Frugal. Fabulously Broke shares with us tips on how we can combat frugal fatigue. Reducing Debt.