Month: November 2017

Be careful whose advice you buy

Advice-givers may have your best interests at heart, but they are still giving it through how they see the world, not how you see it, which is why I think you should always think twice on any advice you are given, to make sure it resonates with your own goals and values.

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Don’t wait until the 1st to start that thing

Don’t let the fear of failure stop you from trying new things or improving your life. Get stuck in and get to it!

Frugal Friday: Christmas Edition

Don’t break the bank trying to buy everyone stuff this Christmas. Insource it, make it yourself, or make do without and just enjoy each other’s company!

A Scandinavian perspective: Education privilege

Why we do not pay our student loans early, even if we really want to.

Index Funds and the Environment

How do you balance environmental interests and savvy investing? Inquiring minds wants to know!

Frugal Friday: Make your own soap

Solid soap gets a bad rep, but for no good reason. Here we give you a quick intro to soapmaking, plus resources you can use to learn more, just in time for making a batch for the holidays!

Why we’re not having children

Having children might be the right decision for some, but it is not for us. Read on to discover four of our reasons why.

Why you should walk to work

Have you considered walking to work instead of driving or taking the bus/train/what have you? I started doing it, and it changed my daily commute drastically.

Frugal Friday: Spend nothing

This Friday I encourage you to spend nothing. And not just today, but for several days. Create the habit, and build contentment with what you have.

The power of lists

Wherein we talk about lists, and why they should be in every aspiring frugal person’s toolkit.