Thrift Life

20 Ways to Treat Yourself Without Spending Money

When something good happens, we want to celebrate. There’s just one problem – the budget! Here are 20 ways to treat yourself without spending money.

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Cheap by Choice: How to Embrace a Non-Consumer Lifestyle

Your success at being frugal depends on your attitude. You can embrace it and relish the challenge or you can sulk, pout, and be absolutely miserable.

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Frugal Reader Round-Up: 25 Unusual Ways to Save Money

It’s a whole lot easier to save money than it is to make more money. In this round-up, 25 readers share their most unusual money-saving ideas.

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Here’s How I Afford to Travel Full Time (Without Winning the Lottery)

Here’s how I manage to travel the world full-time without hitting the lottery or inheriting a fortune from a long lost relative.

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What Feels Like a Food Shortage Is Fairly Normal in Other Countries. Here’s How to Adjust Your Perspective

People are panicking about the empty shelves in stores, but there ARE products available. We just have fewer options for each item than we did before.

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The Frugalite’s Ultimate Guide to Living BENEATH Your Means

While many people advocate living WITHIN your means, that may not be quite enough. When you live BENEATH your means, there’s money left over for a rainy day.

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How to Mentally Adapt When You Have a Financial Emergency

A financial emergency is pretty overwhelming, but how you adapt mentally can make a world of difference in the outcome. Here are some things to consider.

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8 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Yogurt

Yogurt is budget-friendly, incredibly versatile, and easy to work into your menus. Savory or sweet, there’s a yogurt idea out there for everyone!

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7 Lies People With Money Problems Tell Themselves

Sometimes money problems can linger because people believe certain fallacies to be true. Here are 7 lies that perpetually broke people tell themselves about money.

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What Frugal Living Has Done for Me

By living frugally, I CAN afford to say yes to many things people with my income could not. By choosing what I say NO to, I can afford the things I truly want.

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