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The Two Biggest Mistakes People Make When Starting to Live Frugally

If you're ready to live frugally, great! But if you want your frugal experiment to be a success, make sure you avoid these major mistakes.

Why This Isn't Your Grandparents' Economy

Why can't we save money like our parents and grandparents? Learn how modern economic realities make financial independence more challenging.

Confessions of a Minimalist: 9 Reasons I Miss My Stuff

I believe in having less stuff, but I'm beginning to miss all the old stuff that I had. I've spent some time trying to figure out why.

Designing your life

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

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

7 Monthly Expenses We Don't Realize We Don't Need

When you put together a frugal budget, you are usually careful to make sure you're not spending money where you don't need to. But are you getting rai