There are many reasons we're currently renting and there are financial benefits and downsides to doing so. Here's how I've managed to save $1,820 per year on rent, just by asking.
A run-down of our recent frugal successes and failures.
It was Father's Day the other week and we had a fabulous - and frugal - day. We could have spent a fortune, we could have spent less, but we chose not to.
I've put in place a set of rules to follow to help us save money on electricity. Halfway through our billing period, I'm reflecting on how we've done so far.
In the interest of full disclosure and to make me truly accountable, each month I outline exactly what we spend.
I've tracked our spending for many years, and am constantly trying to reduce what we spend. Even so, writing this blog has been enlightening and really helped me to see where our money goes and where there are opportunities to save. It really hurt my frugal inner being to write about the cost of my haircut in July's spending summary.