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.
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Money = time.
That’s the value assigned to the paper in your pocket. Provided you play along, your time will be spent working for somebody else, somebody who can afford to pay you for it.
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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.
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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.
Continue reading “Separate Self Worth From Money”
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.
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+Free Christmas Printable”
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.
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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.
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+ Shopping List”
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.
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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”
If you need to reset your budget, you’re in the right place.
I’ve put together a Free budget printables pack containing: 1. Expenses List Sheet and 2. Monthly Budget Planner.
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+How To Budget”