Living a Frugal Life: Exploring Staycations

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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 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.

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. Many thanks to Young Adult Finances who hosted the Yakezie Carnival – Mardi Gras Edition and included my post, African Safaris, Gorilla Treks and Blogcation. Sustainable Personal Finance included YFS’ post, Frugal Anniversary Gift Ideas that Will Win Her Over in the Carnival of Personal Finance #349.


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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.

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

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We get a visual picture every month of where are finances are and what we have spent our money on. 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. I knew his determination and focus was something to remember, but I never thought of it in relation to finances. Personal Finance by the Book tells us how negotiating can put us on top.