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Frugal living at its best
Today we are going to talk about 275 of the best frugal living tips and tricks for you to cut your household expenses and save money.
And the key is to keep it simple for money saving success. We are not suggesting you go out and buy this or buy that to save money.
In fact, we are encouraging you to use what you have, to improvise. To really look at where your money is going so you know what to cut and where to save.
Home is where your heart is
It is also the main source of your expenses. Whether you rent or pay a mortgage, grocery bills, utility costs and all the other fees that come along with running a household. In addition the costs of raising a family, meals out, activities and vacations. Add it all up and ….sorry did the stress set in.
I know exactly what you are feeling, that ugh I don’t want to talk about all of it. I have been there, trust me I know the stress. Don’t let the numbers stress you. There are solutions.
how to lower your household expenses and saving money
First, I want you to look at all the places you are spending your money. What did you buy this week? Where did you have dinner? What was the most expensive bill you paid?
My husband and I did all of this and it was hard and nerve racking and stressful, but it paid off. After looking at all the places we spent money we cut our costs and saved over $1000 a month.
You can read about the 21 things we stopped buying to save money and the 7 things we stopped doing to save money. Simple little changes helped us save over $1000 a month. That’s extra money we can put towards our bills and our savings.
the importance of saving money
Saving money helps to lower that money and household stress. It provides funds to pay those bills. saving money also helps you decrease your debt and pay off your credit cards and mortgage.
the importance of budgeting
Budgeting makes your money work for you. It gives every dollar a job and ensures your bills are paid, your debt is decreased and your savings increases. You can learn more about budgeting with our free 21 Days of Saving Challenge. Make a difference in your budget, your savings and you time.
what is frugal living?
Frugal living is the act of living well on less. Living below your means. Spending less than you make and saving more. It is about making simple actionable changes to your everyday that help you save money.
how do you live frugally?
Living frugally is about making smart money choices everyday that mean you save money. This means assessing your spending and creating a budget you can live with.
Making simple changes to your everyday based on your spending assessment with the goal of saving money. This may mean cutting back on eating out and opting for home cooked meals. It may also mean downsizing your home or vehicle to fit your budget.
A budget is not one size fits all. Everyone’s budget will be different. It will include different expenses and income sources and amounts. Everyone’s budget is uniquely theirs.
Examples of frugal living
Meal planning, brewing your own coffee, brown bagging your lunch are all great meal related frugal tips. Decreasing your water temperature, finding a happy medium on the thermostat and hanging your laundry to dry are great household frugal tips. Below you will find links to numerous other money saving frugal tips that will help you lower your expenses and save money.
In our frugal journey we have met so many thrifty people
And no thrifty person is a like. One may do laundry this way or make their own soap. While another only buys this brand of cereal because it is the most economical. Feel free to learn the 25 frugal living lessons we have learned from thrifty people.
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Updated June 29, 2020