Frugality sites are full of advice for cutting your expenses right away. Living cheaply for the long term is different. Call it "strategic frugality."
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance, Frugal Living
Rising fuel costs are hard on everybody, but one group gets hit especially hard: Rural folks--especially rural folks who work in town. On my previous posts on expensive fuel,
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Cars and Transportation, Lifestyle
Recession or not, I think the medium-term trend in energy costs is up. Just in case I'm right, you ought to have plan for that.
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Budgeting, Cars and Transportation
They key problem with energy is that it's really hard to store--it's tough to buy energy now and use it later, and most energy storage techniques lose a large fraction of the energ
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Frugal Living
In my recent post Plan for expensive fuel, I mentioned sustainable fuels in a somewhat dismissive fashion. [more]
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Extra Commentary
Does your budget include a contingency for fuel to get much more expensive? Because it ought to.
I learned about the need for contingencies early. [more]
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