As part of our frugal ways, my wife and I share only one car and we were able to do so by deciding to move closer to where I work. This way, neither one of us has to take the public transportation. I have taken care of the "mechanical" aspects of my car by following the periodical maintenance consistently and this is one of the reasons on how the car made it to fifteen years … [Read more...] about Brand New Look for My 15-Year Old Car And How I Save Money On This
What happens if the cost of repair is more than the cost of the car? Would you give it up or have it fixed? This was the dilemma that my friend was facing. One of the car that he drives needed some repair but it turned out that it would cost him a lot of money to repair it. So he decided to give it up. He actually has two options that he was contemplating on: donate it … [Read more...] about Donate or Sell Broken Car?
The months of July, August and September are probably the busiest months for us when it comes to our social life. These are the months that most of our friends, godchildren, and relatives are celebrating their birthdays. As part of our frugal shopping ways, we always try to shop for gifts during the holiday sale and we normally go to outlet stores. Â Not only that stores … [Read more...] about The Pair of Shoes That Made My Wife’s Day!
Welcome to the 264th edition of the Festival of Frugality.Â Being frugal does not necessarily mean being cheap, it just means that a person is trying to find the most economical way of spending money. There are some people that are fanatically living a frugal life. But sometimes people can go to the extreme and just become plain cheap. Which one are you? Below are the … [Read more...] about 264th Edition of the Festival of Frugality
Most frugal people can say that shopping at membership warehouse stores such as Costco membership, Samâ€™s Club and BJ is one way to save on expenses. A lot of these stores offer a variety of item from produce, dairy, electronics, household, personal, clothing, etc. So for some shoppers, this can pretty much be a one-stop store. As for me, I have a Costco membership and have … [Read more...] about Top Benefits of A Costco Membership