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The Frugal Farmer
Debt, Prepping
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Minnesota, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)

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Making changes that will lead you to success in any area is tough work. Whether your goal is to lose weight, pay off your mortgage or reach that million dollar mark in your investment account, a daunting goal is hard for most people to hold on to. In this world of “I want it now and I shall have it now!” we’ve become offended at the suggestion of waiting for more ...
Posted: Jul 18 2017 @ 8:56 AM
Doing everything you can to reduce your monthly water bill payment accomplishes two things: it enables you to allocate more finances for your other needs and helps prevent the depletion of the world’s supply of water. However, the above can only happen if you do the following things highlighted below. Keep cold water in your refrigerator. Instead of letting the water run out of the tap and waiting for the water ...
Posted: Jul 18 2017 @ 1:41 AM
It costs money to look good. A recent article in the Huff Post showed that the average woman in the U.S. spends $8 a day on her face alone. Montana girls came in at the lowest rate: $3.50 a day (go, Mrs. Montana Money Adventure!) while New York, Connecticut and West Virginia tied for the highest at $11 a day (although I doubt Mrs. Living Rich Cheaply spends $4k a year ...
Posted: Jul 10 2017 @ 8:13 AM
Country living offers many things: fresher air to breathe, being able to see the stars at night, escape from the sirens and hustle and bustle of a large city, and so much more. While many people decide that buying a farm or even just moving to the country is the best thing for them and their families, transitioning from the city life to the country can be a huge adjustment for ...
Posted: Jul 10 2017 @ 1:17 AM
Today we have some advice about how to handle debt for our UK readers. Enjoy! Managing your money isn’t an easy task. Every month you need to ensure that the money you have coming in can cover all of the essential outgoings in your household, paying for everything from bills to the grocery shopping. For many people credit cards, loans and store cards add to the monthly mix of payments we need ...
Posted: Jul 10 2017 @ 1:02 AM
In lieu of my traditional Monday morning post, I’m taking the day off, going on a 4-mile power walk with my neighbor friends in order to ward off the fat accumulation that may potentially come from the astronomical amounts of food that’s going to be available to me over the next couple of days. Today we’re heading over to our neighbor’s annual 4th of July bash, complete with venison tenderloins, potato ...
Posted: Jul 03 2017 @ 8:47 AM
Today’s post is a guest post from Jon over at Money Smart Guides. Enjoy! You think you know your way around money, huh? Then how come you still have credit card debt, or how come you don’t have an emergency fund and a $10,000 car note? There are some very commonly held beliefs about money that have permeated our culture and our way of life over the last 30 or 40 years. But ...
Posted: Jun 26 2017 @ 7:00 AM
A common reaction to a need for increased financial capacity is cutting back on expenses. However, trimming down can put a real strain on your quality of life and for some; it may not be possible to squeeze more out of their budget. A better option? Trying to earn more. When cutting back has only gotten you so far, the best way to avoid a financial drought is by creating multiple revenue ...
Posted: Jun 26 2017 @ 1:40 AM
When there’s an unexpected change in your income like being fired, laid-off, demoted, the loss of a loved one who was the breadwinner, or getting a divorce you start to think about all of the things you won’t be able to afford. While the most prominent things on your mind are likely your house payment, groceries, and utilities, the need to have adequate health insurance is also something to think ...
Posted: Jun 26 2017 @ 1:13 AM
Is that elusive goal of “millionaire” status still seemingly out of reach to you? For years I thought that attaining millionaire status was just “luck of the draw”. Some people were “meant” to be rich, and others were “meant” to be poor. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t seem to change my dire financial situation, so I figured that was a sign that I wasn’t destined to be ...
Posted: Jun 21 2017 @ 9:21 AM


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