Why I Paid For  A Gym Membership
Jul14

Why I Paid For A Gym Membership

I paid for a gym membership last week and I am happy that I did. It might seem strange for someone who talks about finding ways to save money talking about paying for a membership to a gym. It might seem like I am being a frugal fraud when there is a FREE gym (well actually it is included in the rent so not technically free!!!) right where I live. I am taking summer classes and as a graduate student we have to opt in to use the gym....

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Planning A Frugal Birthday This Year
Jun10

Planning A Frugal Birthday This Year

Well my birthday is coming up next month and I am trying to plan a frugal birthday this year. I have never been as poor (not broke) as I am since starting grad school. This year I thought I should be having a great birthday at this age but it looks like I will have to find ways to be frugal and still have a good time. I have been going out to Red Lobster for by birthday for the last few years and I would like to keep that tradition...

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‘Frugal’ Tips That I Will NOT Try: Dumpster Diving
Jul20

‘Frugal’ Tips That I Will NOT Try: Dumpster Diving

This blog is mainly about how I find ways to save money and I have tried a LOT of different things in the past. I read other blogs to look for tips on things I can do to reduce my expenses so that I can work on reducing debt and building wealth. I have found a few frugal tips out that have been great and there also a few that really freak me out!!!! I decided to start a little series of Frugal Tips That I will NOT try so you can get a...

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*’Frugal’ Tips That I Will NOT Try: Make Your Own Soap .
Jul13

*’Frugal’ Tips That I Will NOT Try: Make Your Own Soap .

This blog is mainly about how I find ways to save money and I have tried a LOT of different things in the past. I read other blogs to look for tips on things I can do to reduce my expenses so that I can work on reducing debt and building wealth. I have found a few frugal tips out that have been great and there also a few that really freak me out!!!! I decided to start a little series of Frugal Tips That I will NOT try so you can get a...

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‘Frugal’ Tips That I Will NOT Try: Turning Off My Engine When Going Downhill

This blog is mainly about how I find ways to save money and I have tried a LOT of different things in the past. I read other blogs to look for tips on things I can do to reduce my expenses so that I can work on reducing debt and building wealth. I have found a few frugal tips out that have been great and there also a few that really freak me out!!!! I decided to start a little series of Frugal Tips That I will NOT try so you can get a...

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