Entries by Amanda L Grossman

Frugal Confessions’ One-Year Anniversary

It has officially been one year today since Frugal Confessions stepped out on the scene at the Houston Chronicle. Spawned from when I was laid off in the summer of 2008 from a marketing research job in Florida and needed to cut my costs, Frugal Confessions and living in frugal decadence has now morphed into […]

Bank It!

My most effective savings strategy is the monthly automatic withdrawals of a consistent percentage of my paychecks into my savings account. As the year goes on, I know that my account will continue to accumulate, barring any unforeseen natural disaster, lay-off or the like. Another great savings strategy that complements this principle is stockpiling products […]