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Lifestyle Inflation: The Ultimate Financial Trap

Lifestyle inflation takes extra money and turns it into a vain attempt to buy joy. Avoid it by changing your perspective on money and happiness.

The Five Stages of Not Shopping

When people see us make a lifestyle change โ€” even a positive one like frugality โ€” their responses often resemble the Five Stages of Grief.

Is Peer Pressure Keeping You Poor?

Many struggle with large credit card balances instead of saying to others, "I can't afford that," but recognizing financial limits is one key to financial freedom.

5 Ways to Dodge Peer Pressure to Spend

How do you resist the urge to spend money when you're with less-than-frugal friends? 5 tips inside.