Archive for Frugality

Saving On Groceries

Nov 10, 2011 Comments Off

Before I started to become frugal, I would buy a lot of prepackaged foods at the grocery store and would eat what I wanted when it came to meats. I have changed my eating habits to become healthier and along the way, have saved money. Cut down meats, introduce beans We love our chicken and [...]

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Who Are The Joneses?

Nov 08, 2011 Comments Off

You know the expression “keeping up with the Joneses”. It is known to be the main culprit of lifestyle inflation. I imagined the Joneses to be the next door neighbours once I bought my white picketed fence house. I thought they would be the ones to show up with a new luxury vehicle in their [...]

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2 Concepts That Changed Me

Nov 07, 2011 Comments Off

Here are 2 concepts that have changed the way I see my investment future. 1. Live below your means I learned this idea from my uncle who is a wise conservative investor. It doesn’t matter how much I make, whether it is $40 000 or $250 000 per year, I still need to live below [...]

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