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Introducing New Series - Another Day, Another Dollar

Perusing deal sites is one of my hobbies

There’s an active community of like-minded cheapasses to help you along, and you become aware of new¬†products and services. 293 more words


A Bargain Hunter's Guide to the Mennonite Relief Sale

One of the reason that we Mennonites love our annual MCC Relief Sale so much has to be that it is the one time in the year when spending with abandon is not only allowed but encouraged. 973 more words

The Drunken Mennonite

Why We Chose to Live in a Suburb

Mr. FE and I grew up in the same quiet suburb just 30 minutes outside of Boston, MA., not far from the Route 128 beltway. In case you are not familiar with Route 128, you can think of it as a place that is often compared to California’s Silicon Valley. 801 more words

Early Retirement

Buy-Nothing Month Week 3 Update: Free finds and minimalist closets

For those of you who may be new here, here’s the premise for my month-long, spend-no-money challenge, as well as weeks 1 and 2. … 647 more words
Financial Independence

Raw: It's What's For Dinner

It started out as our typical Friday night conversation:

“What do you want to eat tonight?”

“I dunno know what do you want?”

We all know how that conversation can go and how it can continue without resolution forever!

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Frugal Friday-May 20, 2016

This week has been one of odd May weather and neither of us feeling well so more time than usual was spent right here at home. 893 more words

What is your Savings Rate?

The causal saver might be saving for the next purchase; a car, a sunny holiday destination, a house, the latest electronic device. But item after item where does that end? 709 more words

Fired Up