July, 2014 Archive

What It’s Like to Be Retired (Early) After Two Years

"The trouble is I have spent 30 years being motivated to work for money because Bad Shit would happen if I didn’t."
- ...

Early Retirement, Retirement

Kick-ass Ideas, Saving Money

Taste-Test Experiment: 11 Kids Evaluate Name-Brand vs. Generic Cereals

"If your kids are already used to eating the name-brand kid cereals, save those name-brand boxes and put the store brand bags inside them." - ...

Budgeting, Kick-ass Ideas

Living on Last Month’s Income

"With the YNAB method, you only budget money you actually have."
- SixFiguresUnder.com...

Something To Think About

Apply the 80-20 Rule to Your Stuff

"You could get rid of up to 80% of your stuff without even feeling like you’re missing a thing." - FrugalPortland.com...

When $5 Billion Can’t Buy Bread

"Inflation is like a tax: a portion of your money is consistently and constantly being “taken” away from you." - Kapitalust.com...

Kick-ass Ideas, Making Money

Are You Owed Unclaimed Money?!

"If you can believe it, the average amount people find is $892!"
- BudgetsAreSexy.com...

Kick-ass Ideas, Saving Money

Have a Bill Haggle Day!

"Bill haggle days are great because you haggle once, and you continue to save each month." - Brokepedia.com...

Something To Think About

Why “We Can’t Afford It” Is Not The Best Answer

"One of the most important lessons I taught my girls was to give their money purpose." - VOSA.com...

Frugality, Kick-ass Ideas, Saving Money

Top 10 Ways I Save Money

"The changes that I have made may not be extreme, however, they are saving my family $1,000s of dollars a year."
- Financially-Blonde.com...

Budgeting, Not Awesome

It All Boils Down to You [Rant]

"It doesn’t matter whether you’re rich or poor, tall or short, fat or thin. It’s a matter of balancing your checkbook."
- ClubThrifty.com...