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Frugal Living: How It’s Different From Simple Living

Frugal living often gets lumped in with simple living or the minimalist lifestyle, but it isn’t exactly the same thing. Still, the concepts are closely related and can complement each other. In the minds of most people who choose frugality, frugal living is about saving money at every turn. People who live a frugal lifestyle […]

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Minimal Shoes: Do They Fit With Minimalist Living?

Minimalism is a bit of a fad these days, and marketers are targeting some products especially to those of us who enjoy minimalist living. But do so-called minimal shoes — including those barefoot or five-finger shoes that let you feel the ground under your feet and related styles and types — really fit into a […]

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Debt Free Living: 6 Tips For Achieving It

If you’re seriously interested in debt free living, you have to commit firmly to one thing: You can’t buy whatever you want, whenever you want it. You have to wait until you have money in hand to make purchases. Additionally, you have to save as much as you can for unexpected situations and you have […]

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Frugal Meals: 10 Ideas For Reducing Your Food Costs

Preparing frugal meals doesn’t mean you have to serve your family low-quality meats like hot dogs and canned luncheon meats at every meal, and it doesn’t mean you have to limit yourself to rice and beans every time you sit down at the table either. Frugal meals also don’t have to be boring or tasteless. […]

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Frugality: It’s (Mostly) About Saving Money

So which are you: Prudent? Economical? Sparing? Thrifty? Or simply frugal? If you practice frugality, you’re very likely all these things and more. Frugality is the quality or concept of being frugal, and being frugal means using restraint when acquiring goods and services. In other words, if you’re frugal you think about what you’re spending and […]

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Living On Less: It Really Is Possible

No matter how careful you are or how frugal you may be now, it’s always possible to find ways of living on less. There’s even one Mormon mother of 10 who chooses to live on less and wrote a booklet about it. More on that in a moment. Some of life’s expenses and costs are […]