saving money is hard

Saving Money, Even When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

You’re about to hear the bad and the ugly, because up until now you’ve mostly only heard the good. You see, I’ve been blogging for four and a half years now and have rarely shared with you the financial catastrophes that have fallen…

Extreme Frugality: 4 Unbelievable Frugal Stories from the Recession

Want some entertainment + inspiration? I’ve curated some crazy, inspiring, and unbelievable stories of extreme frugality. Extreme frugality stories can be fun, inspirational, and…a bit strange. What I love about reading frugal stories…
how I got out of debt

How I Got Out of Debt and Built Positive Net Worth

I want to share with you how I got out of debt (and how I got in it to begin with). Buckle up - as with any debt payoff journey, this is a long ride!  I graduated college in 2005 with a diploma, my 193,845-mile Chevy Cavalier, $2,000 in…