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Stop wasting your money on unnecessary belongings! Here are some super-power reasons to *stop* spending money and to start a more minimalist lifestyle.

4 Reasons to Buy Less Stuff

We live in a consumer society, constantly bombarded by adverts and media pushing the next product we need to buy. Little wonder so many of us end up squandering our hard-earned cash on the latest “must have” item. According to recent...

Frugality is great - but its impossible to be ultra-frugal all the time. Here's why, and why you shouldn't feel bad about spending a little bit more money sometimes.

3 Reasons Why Its Impossible To Be Frugal All The Time

This year I set myself some pretty big savings goals. I’ve carefully cut all my expenses to the bone in recent months, and I know just how much I can save each month. Then I made a target just a little bit higher to keep me focused. The year...

September 2016 Progress Report

Well, summer’s officially over (if it ever started here in the UK!). The night’s are drawing in, Halloween is on its way and I just picked up a Christmas food catalog this morning. Before we all know it we’ll be putting lights on...

July 2016 Progress Report

Welcome to my latest monthly update. Each month I round-up a host of happenings here at “Frugality Magazine HQ”, firstly to help keep myself accountable, and secondly, I hope, as a source of inspiration for others. July seems to have...

The best personal finance posts published around the web in March 2016. Some great finds here!

March 2016 Progress Report

Here we are a quarter of the way through the year already. I can never really decide whether I like how quickly time flies by or not. On the one hand we’re only only this planet for a finite period of time, so seeing those days and weeks fly...

February's top money saving and personal finance posts revealed!

February 2016 Progress Report

Wow – where did February go? I mean, I know it’s a shorter month and all, but it seems only yesterday that I was writing my January progress report! My time during February was split pretty equally between preparing for the forthcoming...

Looking for money saving tips? Here's a curated list of the very best blog posts published this month to help you save money.

January 2016 Progress Report

At the end of every month I sit down to crunch the numbers on my budget. I trawl through every expense for the month, looking at whether it was necessary or not. I look for ways that I can reduce or eliminate each expense for the following month. In...

Follow along each month and see just how close I get to achieving my personal finance goals. Prepare to be inspired and amused as we discuss the highs and lows of this year.

My 2016 Personal Finance Goals

Happy (Belated) New Year! Here we are, at the end of January, and finally life seems to be getting back to “normal”! During my extended Christmas break, as I always do, I stopped to take stock of the previous year – and to plan out...

How to control your emotional spending so you can live on a budget, pay off debt and start to save money for the future.

How To Control Your Emotional Spending

One of the most common financial problems involves so-called “emotional spending”. Most typically the phrase refers to people who use “retail therapy” to cheer themselves up, reward themselves or relieve boredom. Generally speaking, emotional...

frugal living tips october 2014

Frugal Living Tips: October 2014 Edition

October is only just beginning and I’m already excited. How come? Firstly, last month was an expensive one. What with two major birthdays (my sister and my girlfriend) and my old laptop giving up on life I’ve spent far more this month...

Looking for some help with your personal finances? Want to learn more about budgeting, paying off debt or saving money? Here are some of the best UK-based blogs to help you with just that.

Best UK Personal Finance Blogs You Should Follow

If you’re like me and love to read personal finance blogs then one thing rapidly becomes apparent; it’s dominated by US-based bloggers. I’m not necessarily saying this is a bad thing. After all – some of my favorite blogs are...

frugal living tips - September 2014

Frugal Living Tips: September 2014 Edition

August has been a crazy month for me as I’ve been getting used to my new job. The downside is that I’m burning through more cash than expected driving to and from work each day. On the flipside I’m preparing my own lunches at home...

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Frugal Living Tips: August 2014 Edition

Welcome to my regular roundup post, giving a brief insight into what happened in my part of the world over the previous month, plus links to my favorite personal finance articles published recently. Vacation Time! What a busy (and expensive!) month...

frugal living tips - July 2014

Frugal Living Tips: July 2014 Edition

Welcome to my monthly roundup post where I reveal the personal finance articles that have really spoken to me over the last 30 days. Not surprisingly the blogosphere hasn’t let us down and I’ve got some great links for you to check out...