#FrugalSuccess Story – December 9th, 2013

Let's Make a Deal

Let’s Make a Deal! Today’s #FrugalSuccess actually involves three different stories that share the same success in common: Awesome Bargaining Skills. In the US, I must admit we’re not used to bargaining on price as rates tend to be fixed and we just don’t have much opportunity outside the flea market to flex our bargaining muscles. After visiting many countries, …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – November 18th, 2013

As you know, our #FrugalSuccess Story section is meant to shine a spotlight on average everyday people around the world who have dug their way out of debt, managed to save large sums of money, or have found smart ways to earn cash. From overcoming massive student debt to opening up a bakery business, we’ve now read dozens of stories …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – November 4th, 2013

Bryan and Katie Phelps

Last week, we had a little fun and created a post titled, ‘10 Signs You’ve Taken Frugality Too Far.’ But, since then, we’ve stuffed our bellies with Halloween treats and are back to looking more seriously at the incredible #FrugalSuccess stories around us. Learn How One Couple Has Saved $175,000 This Monday, we came across a story worthy of applause. …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – October 7th, 2013


Paying Off Your Student Loans in A Year! Some #FrugalSucess Stories are not about how much money you saved, but rather how you smartly used your saved money to stay ahead. Paying off your student loans is one of the major accomplishments that will relieve you of so many financial burdens and stresses. This is a smart place to put …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – September 16th, 2013

Extreme Savings

Today’s #FrugalSuccess Story features Kraig Mathias @YoungCheapLiving. If you haven’t visited his website or heard his real life advice on saving money, we highly recommend you check him out at Young Cheap Living. In the meanwhile, we’re summing up one his amazing stories now: #FrugalSuccess Story: How to Save $50,000 in 2 Years Firstly, Kraig talks about the importance of …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – August 26th, 2013

eileen michaels

#FrugalSuccess Story: Becoming Financially Independent I came across this story in my random Internet browsing and decided to showcase it for this week’s #Frugal #Success #Story. I think it will resonate with many single moms reading our blog and I hope it gives us all that extra confidence to break the mold of traditions and gain the courage to face …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – August 13th, 2013

traveler saves money

#FrugalSuccess Story: When Adventure Calls, Better Save Aggressively! We’re a day late with our weekly #FrugalSuccess Story, but this one is sure to get you in the adventurous spirit. One of our biggest passions at ‘All the Frugal Ladies’ is travel and today’s story comes from one of the most known travel bloggers, Adventurous Kate. Back in the beginning of …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – August 5, 2013 – Ronnie Saves $46,000 in Two Years

Ronnie versus Bank

I considered writing about someone else with a great success story but then I thought to myself: you know what, Ronnie? You deserve to be selfish and tell your story! You worked damn hard! So ladies and gentlemen, this time around, I nominate myself as the success story of the week! *cue cheering* Why do I deserve to be in …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – July 29th, 2013

Newlyweds on a Budget

#FrugalSuccess Story: Finding Your Side Hustle This Monday’s #FrugalSuccess Story comes from a post we read on “Plunged in Debt” about a couple’s ability to accrue an extra $24,000 to serious dig away at their student loans. The post, written by Erika at “Newlyweds on a Budget,” describes how it is possible to overcome the hurdles of having $42,000 debt …

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#FrugalSuccess Story – July 22, 2013

#FrugalSuccess Story: Living on $7000 a year This weeks #FrugalSuccess Story comes from Jacob of http://earlyretirementextreme.com. Jacob has chosen to ‘leave the rat race’ and has lived off a mere $7000 a year for at least 10 years (including everything!) He lives in a cheaper area of San Fransisco Bay and believes the amount of money people spend or think …

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