Frugality

During a recent money discussion, a couple of my online friends pointed out that their rent is half of my monthly income. Since I live in rural Ohio (and wouldn’t have it any other way), I always get sticker shock when I hear how much money other people have to pay for housing. In my […]

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The intersection of health and personal finance is clear: Take good care of yourself, and you’ll avoid some of the long-term costs associated with poor health. One way to get creative with your healthy choices is to change the way you shop at the grocery store. By avoiding some of the unhealthy and expensive prepackaged […]

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Early in our relationship, my husband and I used to go shopping together at our local Sam’s Club. (Clearly, we knew how to get the romance going.) I was new to warehouse club shopping and made the mistake of thinking that anything for sale within the huge store must be cheaper than at other stores. […]

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The love of a lush green lawn is a trait my father passed down to me. As a teenager, I was in charge of mowing and watering the lawn by manually moving a hose and sprinkler during the summer. Because of that responsibility, I learned to appreciate the hard work that went into keeping the […]

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Personal finance experts often warn against “keeping up with Joneses” or splurging on unnecessary items. And though this is good advice, what about the other side of the equation? Do you ever feel guilty for spending money on yourself — even when you have your financial house in order? When Should You Splurge? When It’s […]

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One of the major reasons we overspend? Our quickness to say yes to things — for example, when our kids ask us to buy something, or when our friends want us to come out for an expensive night on the town. Sometimes we say yes to ourselves, justifying purchases we don’t really care about, or […]

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