5 Money Lessons Our Grandparents Knew
Our grandparents didn’t have high student debt and big mortgages yet they still had to make a dollar stretch when they were starting out.
Good money habits don’t age. Here are some tried and true habits to help you cut corners and save.
Good Reads From Around the Web
Leo Babauta at Zen Habits believes it’s OK to be a cheapskate. In fact, he believes a frugal lifestyle gives you more options. To save money you can use for other financial goals, here’s 50 tips to frugal living to get you started.
While you want to maintain a frugal lifestyle, your social circle may not be quite as understanding. Sarah Li Cain at Frugal Rules realizes that friends and family can cost you money, so she shares 4 ways to avoid expensive social outings.
Trip planning can be exciting, but also costly. To help you enjoy your vacation without breaking the bank, Money We Have’s Barry Choi put together 7 tips you can use to explore a new city on a budget.
Cashflow Cookbook Book Giveaway
Enter for a chance to WIN 1 of 10 free copies of Cashflow Cookbook by Gordon Stein.
Gordon Stein’s new book Cashflow Cookbook includes 60 easy “Recipes” that can help you save between $25 and $900 a month. Use these savings to free up cashflow, pay down debt and grow your wealth.
Whether you are a family trying to reduce money worries or a retiree looking to maximize your spending power, Cashflow Cookbook can help you attain financial independence.
Be A Frugal Mortgage Holder
Want to pay off your mortgage sooner? Personal finance blogger Sean Cooper used frugality and discipline to pay off a $255,000 mortgage in only 3 years. Extreme yes, but you might be able to apply some of these techniques to cut your mortgage amortization by a few years.