Nobody wants to pay over the odds. We’re always trying to get a better deal and these are the steps we take to save money when shopping online.
All of us are consumers, there’s no getting around it. It’s how the world works.
But we don’t all consume in the same way.
Money was always tight when I was a kid. A simple treat, or pencils for school, could cause all manor of drama in my house.
That experience taught me about the importance of budgeting.
Continue reading “Personal Finance Tips To Create A Drama Free Life”
I developed my frugal mindset in response to the 2008 recession. I already knew how to save and sacrifice, but there was much more to it.
Like many others, I was born into poverty, left school without qualification and existed through a host of deprivations.
There are many worse off, who would have taken my place without hesitation.
I don’t write about that here because, on the whole, it isn’t relevant.
Christmas is still a little way off, but it’s never too early to start thinking about how we’re going to pay for it.
I trim our hedges around this time of year, every year.
It’s a rewarding task that leaves you with a sense of self reliance.
I’ve added a free meal planner printable to the free printables section.
As with the other printables, the Free Meal Planner is in black and white to reduce printing costs and waste.
I’ve offered a number of frugal living tips, stuff that helped me escape the rat race.
Today, I thought I’d share 3 of the stupidest things I’ve ever purchased.
Let’s get straight to it.
Continue reading “Wasting Money!
3 Things I Wish I Never Bought”
In response to the recession, we made a conscious decision to save money.
We sat down and created a strict budget. Notably missing from our new shopping list were these 8 items.
Continue reading “8 Things We Stopped Buying
To Save Money”