Frugal Hobbies – Cooking

Frugal Hobbies – Cooking

For the last few weeks, as part of my 90 Day Frugality Challenge, I’ve spent 8 hours each Sunday cooking ~30 meals. That might sound exhausting, but let me tell you, it feels amazing! I’ll break down my pros and cons below and let you in on how this hobby is creating...
When Should You Consider Taking Out a 401k Loan

When Should You Consider Taking Out a 401k Loan

Today’s post is a link to an article I wrote, which was featured on the front page of The Dollar Stretcher. I discussed the topic of taking out a 401k loan — when it might make the most sense and when it is something you should avoid. I’m including an excerpt...
Saving with Amazon Subscribe and Save

Saving with Amazon Subscribe and Save

Today’s article comes from the lovely Mrs. Distilled Dollar. She gives details (and spreadsheets!) as to how we use FREE services from Amazon to reduce our annual spend by over $1,000. Saving with Amazon is good. Avoiding impulse shopping is great. The best part...
Cashing Out My Life Insurance Policy

Cashing Out My Life Insurance Policy

For the past year I’ve been going back and forth on whether or not I should I cash out my life insurance policy. Long story short, my mom took out a $50,000 policy on me when I was born. She paid into it as I grew up and has since given me the policy. Like any...

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