4 Frugal Habits We Can Learn From People with Autism

It has been almost one year since I wrote about the advantages of autism on personal finance. That post turned out to be immensely popular, so I thought I would write another one, also focusing on the positive aspects of an autistic-inclined mind, rather…

Fighting Burnout Without Going Broke

Hi, my name is Kristine and I burnout like a candle if I don’t get ample downtime on a regular basis. Preferably alone or with the few people I trust to relax properly around. These are interesting times. Automation is taking over more and…

Why Getting A PhD Is A Terrible Idea If You Are On The Path To Financial Independence

Hello from impostor syndrome land! I do not mention it a lot on this blog, but the 4 year contract I keep mentioning as my current job is actually as a PhD student within natural science. In Norway, you are considered an employee as…

How Upsizing Increased Our Income

We have only been living two months in our new house, and we have so far only paid one mortgage payment. We know the math says that owning your home, especially in the short term, is not the cheapest option, nor is it the…

Calculating Lean FI Numbers As An Entrepreneur

Traditional financial independence (FI) through saving and investing? Or the more work intensive but potentially quicker route of side hustling and building passive income streams? Why not both! Using myself as an example, I’ll show you how I think when I calculate how much…

Why Do We Expect Everyone To Manage Working Full Time?

In the ideal world most people agree that it would be awesome if teachers had the time and resources to follow up every single student individually from a young age. To figure out how that particular child learns, and help them utilize it. We…

Consistency Is Key – Once Is Not Enough

You would think it didn’t need to be stated. You cannot do something once and expect instant success. It becomes especially evident over New Year as people resolve to fix what they are unhappy with in their lives, or vow to publish that book…

Join Us For Our January Pantry Challenge!

It’s barely a few days into 2019 and what a time to start afresh and create a new beginning. Here in the Frugasaurus household, we celebrate new beginnings by diving head first into a January pantry challenge. It is a great way to clean…

Sidehustle Log 07: 2018 First Year Etsy Shop Review

Are you walking around with an entrepreneur in your belly? Want to start on your own but can’t quite figure out how or where you would find the time? I give you an honest, no holds barred, review of my first year of earning…