As time has passed, technology has become more accessible, standards of living have improved and things that in the past would have been considered luxuries, are now considered basic necessities. Essential. Take electricity, for example. Melissa GoodwinMelissa Goodwin is a writer and the creator of Frugal and Thriving who has a passion for living frugally […]
Looking for frugal tips? “Frugal tips” is a search term that brings many people to this site. While tips are good (and I hope you find many here) frugality is more than just tidbits of advice and gestures towards saving money. I’ve been thinking about what aspect of frugality I could write about today. I […]
You know you’re frugal when… A few frugal ‘benchmarks’.
Is frugality a necessary evil – something that has to be endured on the path to riches, or is it a way of life?
Photo by Thai Jasmine What does ‘thriving’ have to do with being frugal? If anything, being frugal seems the opposite to ‘thriving’. Before the credit crunch, being frugal had a bad name. It was sneered at. In an age of consumerism we strived for bigger houses, better cars, more stuff and higher capital gains […]
Save money and the enviromnent with these creative ways to recycle cardboard milk cartons.
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