The lifestyle of the Amish includes hard work and simple living — which also equals more money in the bank. Could simpler finances work for you?
Gossips, cheats, assorted scoundrels — you don't need them in your life, so go ahead and drop them. And not just on Facebook, either.
Wise Bread's Nora Dunn shares advice about working while traveling in her new book, "Working on the Road." Find out if the lifestyle is for you, too.
Debt is not a fact of life. Learn from the lifestyles of those who break free and get on track to following them out of the hole.
It's not easy to manage money, but when you include the influence and needs of those around us, it's downright hard. Who's keeping you poor?
It's not your fault if the other driver has poor impulse control, but you really should avoid these rage inducing driving behaviors.
Responsible financial management doesn't mean you have to live like a monk. It does mean you have to define — and choose — your own individual lifestyle.
Is it really money you are after? Get your life back and live happier!
The genders may be equal, but their smart phone usage may not be. Here are some of our findings on the topic, taken from our recent article at My Life Sco
Lately I have been hearing about the concept of "forced frugality" from the media and my peers. Many colleagues and family members say that they feel a need to be frugal in this
A while back, I heard an interview with a guy who, troubled by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, decided the right response was to quit driving. The bit of the interview that stuck with
A friend recently told me that someone she knows is so cheap that he would not let her use paper towels at his place. Yet at the same time he complains about not having enough mon
I view frugal living as essentially hedonistic: I don't deny myself things. Rather, I spend less on the things I don't care about in order to be able to spend more on the things
For some time now, we've had good success drawing on the decades from the 1950s through the 1990s for our retro. Some bolder types have even made some use of the 1890s and 1920s--
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Everyone’s looking to become less dependent on the traditional economy. As we wean ourselves from manufactured luxuries and discover ways to create for ourselves, it can be diffic
I have to admit that while many people in the U.S. talk about “Keeping up with the Joneses”, I spent the first 20 years of my life never knowing what that meant. My rural lifestyl
I am familiar with the meaning of hippies and yuppies, but today I heard a funny new word for a demographic of people - yawns. YAWN stands for Young and Wealthy but Normal. It i
I was in McDonald's this morning, returning a RedBox movie rental. I've seen a lot more of this place since I started using RedBox actually, and although I don't order
Key decisions that you make—especially when you're young, but also later—have implications that ripple through the whole rest of your life. People treat these early
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