Does it always seem like your paycheck disappears as soon as you get it? For many working parents, that’s exactly the case: rent or mortgage, car payments, insurance, retirement fund, extra-curricular activities for kids, Christmas….the list could go on and on. But, instead of worrying about how you’re going to pay for your son’s second broken arm this year or …Read More »
A Frugal Perspective on Technological Advancements
We are already 16 years into the 21st century, and state of the art technologies abound in all areas of our lives. Time and money have been invested into producing these impressive advancements and making them accessible to the public, thereby simplifying our lives and reducing our cost of living. Here are some examples of advances in technology that have …Read More »
4 Frugal Habits that May Actually be Costing you – and How to Balance Them Out
We here at AllTheFrugalLadies are all about advocating frugality , minimalism, and saving money. However, we’ve discovered that when frugal habits are sometimes taken to the extreme or not controlled properly, they might end up costing us a lot, and thereby missing their mark. The following list portrays a few dire consequences of certain frugal habits that need self examination and reconsideration, …Read More »
Cosmetics and Makeup for the Frugal Girl on the Go!
With the advent of June comes rising temperatures and an exciting wardrobe transition. We’ve hung up our winter coats, rocked the spring jackets, and can now happily retrieve our summer sundresses from the dark recesses of our closet. Finally our days are spent running around in the summer heat and our nights spent enjoying the warm evening breeze. Needless to …Read More »
DIY Homemade Remedies for Treating Your Canine Pal
Taking care of your dog’s health can be a huge expense. Bringing him to the vet for periodical check-ups and shots, buying medicine when required, having him/her sprayed or neutered…all these can definitely run up your bill! And dog owners with more than one dog have to pay double or even triple (and so on)… So while it’s always important …Read More »
Is Your City a Frugal City?
We haven’t published a good #frugalreads in a while, so when I came across a recent study on the top frugal cities in the US, I thought it would be an interesting share and potential eye-opener for us Americans. Just last month, Coupons.com’s came out with the results from their study on coupon usage spread across the US. Calculations were …Read More »
#FrugalReads – December 27th, 2013
Looking ahead at 2014, I recently read through a range of inspiring and budget-friendly articles to get us in the right frame of mind. If you want to travel more this year, buy a home, or expand your family, you’ll need a plan. Here are some great articles that can help you establish some guideline rules to help you achieve …Read More »
#FrugalReads – December 17th, 2013
December is always a cheerful month because of the holidays. However, even with all the lights, snowmen (depending on where you live), and the vacation days off work, it can also be a time of pressure, worry, and stress. I think the truth is most of us feel the some sort of strain, whether it comes from our wallets, free …Read More »