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Chris

Blog Info

Name:
Keep Thrifty
Category:
Frugality
Tags:
Debt, Minimalism
Start Year:
2016

Blogger Bio

Location:
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Engineer / Manager
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Latest Blog Posts

It’s Saturday and you know what that means - morning cartoons and donuts! Wait, no - it’s time for the Saturday Stash! The Saturday Stash is round-up of my favorite finds from the week that I think you might enjoy. The topics will usually be money, minimalism, mini-retirements, and lifestyle design, but anything is fair game. Check them out, show their authors some love, and keep thrifty! If it’s not a Hell Yeah, ...
Posted: Oct 14 2017 @ 7:58 AM
Today’s article is a special one folks - you’re getting an awesome article from the one and only Mrs. Keep Thrifty - better known as my wife, Jaime. Going forward, you can expect to see her writing here about once a month as a great way to change things up and get a different perspective. Today, she’s going to talk about how she used to “suck” at money management and ...
Posted: Oct 10 2017 @ 7:58 AM
It’s the weekend and that means it’s time for another Saturday Stash! Read on for some of the best articles around the web from the week to help you define your version of freedom and work toward it. The Saturday Stash is round-up of my favorite finds from the week that I think you might enjoy. The topics will usually be money, minimalism, mini-retirements, and lifestyle design, but anything is fair ...
Posted: Oct 07 2017 @ 7:58 AM
It’s October and our spending is FALLing! Ok, yeah, that was a terrible joke, but I couldn’t help it :) After a few months of craziness - selling our house, going on a road trip, buying land - we’re finally getting back to a more normal life. Our kids were all in school this month and Jaime and I got a lot done on our respective projects and have started ...
Posted: Oct 03 2017 @ 7:58 AM
This week’s Saturday Stash includes some awesome articles and a big announcement. Are you ready for another blast of awesome articles from around the web? Let’s get this show on the road! The Saturday Stash is round-up of my favorite finds from the week that I think you might enjoy. The topics will usually be money, minimalism, mini-retirements, and lifestyle design, but anything is fair game. Check them out, show their authors ...
Posted: Sep 30 2017 @ 7:58 AM
Who doesn’t want financial freedom? Getting to the point that your passive income can cover your expenses buys you opportunities and time in a way that most people can’t imagine. Despite the allure, I took an active step away from financial freedom this year, choosing to delay my freedom date by over 2 years. What siren could have pulled me away from my destination? An even better one - mini-retirement. A ...
Posted: Sep 26 2017 @ 7:58 AM
What’s this? A post on Saturday? That’s right thrifty people, Keep Thrifty is expanding! Today marks the start of a new series that I’ll be putting out every Saturday, containing links to my favorite finds from around the web. The topics will usually be money, minimalism, mini-retirements, and lifestyle design, but anything is fair game. Let’s get this party started! Get More out of Your Job (Financially and Emotionally) Our first post this week ...
Posted: Sep 23 2017 @ 9:58 AM
Some people have great clarity of what’s on their bucket list - the things they want to accomplish with their life. But others struggle, not even knowing where to start. If you’re struggling with finding big dreams worth chasing, consider seeking inspiration from a younger version of yourself. Digging Up Your Childhood Dreams Children have an amazing ability to dream - to think of possibilities for the future without care for what’s ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 7:58 AM
Through the work of millions of writers and creators, the internet has become the biggest knowledge-sharing repository the world has ever known. But you know that saying - “There’s no such thing as a free lunch?” Our free and open access to information isn’t really free. We’re paying for it every day and it’s time to ask whether our money could be put to better use. When Free Isn’t Free Most online ...
Posted: Sep 12 2017 @ 7:58 AM
Happy September! Last month, we went on our family road trip - twelve days in the northeast - and it was awesome. Despite the fact that we spent $3800, we still think that road tripping is the best family vacation on a budget. After we got back from our trip, we worked on getting our kids ready for the school year to start and pondered an unexpected opportunity: an inexpensive ...
Posted: Sep 05 2017 @ 7:58 AM

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