Michelle Ives and her husband have scrimped and saved to invest $500,000 towards their dream of retiring in their 30s. But you don’t need an enormous salary to FIRE.
If you’re tempted to cut your work week back to four days, there’s good news: your salary won’t drop by as much as you think.
At 27 I had racked up more than $11,000 in consumer debt. I was sick of living pay to pay, and never having any money. Something had to change.
Last year I went the whole year without buying clothes. My self-imposed ban included everything from shoes, underwear and accessories.
Are you up for a financial fast in the form of Frugal February? The premise is simple: cut out as much discretionary spending as possible during the month – and every dollar counts.
The key to dressing with style is to buy less but aim for the very best quality your budget allows.
“But I paid good money for that!” It’s a familiar feeling for anyone Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. But there is a cost to holding onto things you don’t need.
Being good with your money does not mean suffering and being stingy. The frugalista life is a stylish, creative and above all joyful existence.