Exploring and embracing the freedom of debt-free living, the high-art of personal craft, the value of working mind and body, and the enduring luxury of minimalism.
Art doesn't have to be high-brow -- or expensive -- to wow. Channel your inner creative, keep your home decor budget, and fill your rooms with art.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: DIY
Budgeting can be complicated, tedious, and inflexible. But for some, there's a simpler, more reliable way to accomplish the same thing.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Budgeting
Imagine life without a mortgage or an overstuffed attic. Even if we don't live in one, tiny houses can teach us a lot about consumption, debt, and simplicity.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Home, Real Estate and Housing
Intimated by the thought of negotiating? Frazzled by haggling? Here are some tips to help you relax, enjoy the process, and score better deals.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: General Tips, Shopping
If you're in the market for good used car, here are five essential questions to ask yourself before you step on the lot or respond to the ad.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Cars and Transportation
We're all individuals, each with our own reasons for living frugally — but we're alike in some very important ways.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Lifestyle
Are you ready for some spring redecorating...but your wallet isn't? Don't worry! You can spruce up your space with these 10 budget-friendly DIY ideas.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: DIY, Home
We often hear the same advice — everyone needs to have an emergency fund. But, in some situations, it might be OK to skip it.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Personal Finance
Not all thrift stores are created equal — but if you look for these five things, you'll almost always find a good deal.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Shopping
Feeling like saving money puts you at odds with most of society? These statistics suggest you may be correct — and better off.
Little changes can add up to huge savings. From dating to driving, here are 25 painless ways to save $50 in the coming year.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Frugal Living
If you're considering freelancing as a way to supplement your income or have more career freedom, here are the essential steps you need to take to get started.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Entrepreneurship, Extra Income
Our histories shape who we are, including how we manage money. What early experiences helped you become the financial person you are today?
Make 2013 your year to help the environment...and your wallet. Here a five simple ways to turn over a new leaf and save a little money, too.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Green Living
The start of the new year is a great time to give your saving and investment strategy a makeover. Here's how to get started.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Budgeting, Investment, Retirement
Fascinated by Mike and Frank's adventures finding and reselling items? Amazed at their profits? Learn a few rules of the picking road, and give it a try.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Extra Income
Is the holiday season already straining your last festive nerve? Maybe it's time to rethink gift-giving and adopt a saner strategy.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Lifestyle, Shopping
If you're in the market for new wheels, find out why it might be smarter to skip the trade-in and sell your old car yourself.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Cars and Transportation, DIY
Were you were raised by frugal folks? Here are 20 more tell-tale signs that frugality is in your blood.
Autumn isn't just for pumpkin-carving. For these five kinds of items, it can be a great time to "rake" in some savings.