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The Frugal Gene
Family, frugality, budgeting, extra income, blogging
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Bleh news Internet Friends. I wish I had a better Soapy update for you guys today. The reality of things turned out closer than what my logic and past experience were even predicting. In fact, this entire flourish of an ending was pretty much step-by-step […] ...
Posted: May 24 2018 @ 8:59 AM
THAT WITCH. Hahahahaha hi! Welcome to another marriage post… I don’t even like writing about marriage…I don’t have much to say. Everything is groovy here (warning: this is a pointless post.) But every time Ms. Frugal Asian writes about it, I want to write my […] ...
Posted: May 22 2018 @ 4:48 AM
Ayooooo! I got my ThredUP Goody box on Friday! The ThredUP Goody Box program is basically when a used online clothing company that (for $10) ships you a box full 10-15 pieces of second-hand clothes and you shop from that box. You can try things […] ...
Posted: May 16 2018 @ 7:49 AM
Okie, these are back! Pssst, I sort of redesigned them so that it’s more like a money diary + blogroll + frugal win/fail report all in one. It suits us better, keeps everyone updated on our lives, and I give back some love on a […] ...
Posted: May 13 2018 @ 7:37 PM
I write about marriage occasionally when I come up with something good while being handcuffed to Mr. Hippo. I proposed this post idea to hubby yesterday morning and he granted a hearty chuckle because he knows it’s so damn true. Our opposite personalities in marriage make us stronger as […] ...
Posted: May 10 2018 @ 5:30 AM
Well, I’m always late… *~*Hiya!*~* This is our comprehensive March AND April financial update made much less boring because of da-da-dum…reader responses! The peeps (who actually care about this, you naughty voyeurs hahaha, I’m totally the same) have spoken and in a landslide victory of more than […] ...
Posted: May 07 2018 @ 7:35 AM
This is a fun post where I let my mind run wild under all the different possibilities of extreme wealth. I got the idea from both Joe (Retire by 40) and Frugal Asian. I’m assuming we have all heard of the term leanFIRE, fatFIRE and […] ...
Posted: May 01 2018 @ 4:50 AM
The Teen Years Saving your own money for college does a lot more than just paying the tuition. Spending your own money teaches you about the value of money, provides a safety net, and gives you a preview of the working world. I’ll tell you my […] ...
Posted: Apr 25 2018 @ 5:36 PM
“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Mark Twain was not addressing young people finances when he said that but he might as well be, it’s true. It’s easier to save money when you’re young even though it may not seem like […] ...
Posted: Apr 23 2018 @ 7:42 AM
Imagine traveling around the worlds, for free, eating the best food out there for a living…that is what being a successful vlogger is all about right?! Mikey Chen, Mark Wiens, Andrew Zimmerman and countless others – ’em lucky ducks. Even if Zimmerman has to eat some […] ...
Posted: Apr 20 2018 @ 9:43 AM


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