Before you consider how to stop shopping, it may help to understand why you want to stop shopping or to decide if you need to stop shopping at all. Buying things isn’t bad or wrong, We are all consumers after all. But shopping to feel a certain way, or to prove yourself to others or … Continue reading How to Stop Shopping
This tiny house has an incredible story to tell. At only 10m2 (or 108 ft2) this home on wheels has been constructed almost entirely from salvaged materials. Despite it's micro footprint, it's a fully functional home for a family of three. Located on an incredible permaculture, this predominantly off-the-grid tiny house homestead uses solar power, … Continue reading Incredible Salvaged Off-Grid Tiny House On Permaculture Farm
After finishing school, Jocelyn and Jarvis had $96,000 of debt from student loans, credit cards, and buying a small rural property. This is the story of how they paid it off in just 20 months, and then built themselves a debt-free custom tiny house for their family of 4. After ignoring their finances for a … Continue reading How This Frugal Family of 4 Paid Off $96k in Debt & Built a Custom Tiny House
Here are some important questions about money to ask yourself. I am trying to make this my Depth Year of Personal Finance and even though I am a minimalist and I think I am frugal I still have work to do. There are areas in which I can improve with my personal finances and spending.
How to stop spending money on clothes. How jammed is your closet? Do you need to get rid of a lot of clothing and streamline your wardrobe? Read on.
Housing is the biggest expense for most people, and there are some retirement/frugality/simple living blogs out there that advise you to live in an absolutely minimal house, tiny house(which I am obsessed with), or even an RV.
Just like any goal, getting your personal finances stable and becoming financially successful requires the development of good financial habits. I’ve been researching this topic extensively in the last few years in my quest to eliminate debt, increase my savings and increase financial security for my family.
"It isn't about making more money. It is about making better decisions with the money you have." What are you willing to give up to be debt free?
When doing a 'Depth Year" your goal is to go deeper, not wider. You already have so much that you could focus on. You do not need anything new at all.