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August Wheeler

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Five Senses of Living
Early Retirement
Minimalism, Financial independence, Fire, early retirement, budget, frugality, investing.
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Mccall, Idaho, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Living more frugally doesn’t mean you have to make major changes. It’s all the little things. You know the saying “it’s the little things that count” Well this is absolutely true. If you can take an idea here and there from the list below and start to incorporate it into your life you’ll be able […] The post 82 Drastic Tips For Cutting Household Expenses appeared first on Five Senses of ...
Posted: Aug 23 2019 @ 10:44 PM
Ahhh frugalism.  Have you ever taken a moment to stop and think about the things you can make yourself instead of buying? If not you should. There are so many things you can make or substitute for something that you want or need for a fraction of the cost.  Believe me, I know. I know […] The post 12 Things To Stop Buying And Make Yourself appeared first on Five Senses ...
Posted: Aug 19 2019 @ 11:52 PM
Ahhhh vacation… If you’re anything like me you live your life around your vacations. When planning for a vacation it’s really important that you take the steps necessary to create a vacation savings plan. Having a plan in place to save money for vacations is your no-fail way to guarantee you have the money you […] The post Afford Your Dream Vacation With A Vacation Savings Plan appeared first on Five ...
Posted: Jul 26 2019 @ 6:38 PM
Extreme frugal living. Sound scary? It doesn’t have to! People often think of “extreme” as being over the top or excessive but as you’ll see below the ideas I’m about to share aren’t as bad as they sound. And NO it’s not about having to take cold showers for the whole month or becoming a […] The post 20 Extreme Frugal Living Tips You Probably Haven’t Heard Of appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 06 2019 @ 4:16 AM
For years, money nerds like us have argued about whether it is more important to pay off debt or invest. With the rise of popular personal finance personalities and gurus, it seems like the debate has heated up even further. So, what’s the real deal – should you focus on repaying debt or start investing […] The post Should I Pay Off Debt Or Invest? What To Focus On First appeared ...
Posted: Jun 25 2019 @ 4:30 AM
Have you been stretching your budget as far as you can but feel like its just not going as far as you’d like? Living on a tight budget while trying to feed your family or even just yourself can be really tough. In addition to money being tight you’re probably trying to figure out what […] The post 40+ Best Foods To Buy When You’re Broke appeared first on Five Senses ...
Posted: Jun 22 2019 @ 8:32 PM
I’m sure you’ve heard it’s the little things in life that count. You know what? It’s true. Knowing what it takes to live frugally or “thrifty’ as some say is something that can significantly impact your life in a positive way. Being aware of some of the best frugal living tips is one of the […] The post Best Frugal Living Tips: 150+ Frugal Living Tips To Start Today appeared first ...
Posted: Jun 17 2019 @ 3:17 PM
Do you feel like you’re struggling to keep up because you’re drowning in bills each month? Have you ever wondered what is debt consolidation, and is it right for me? Paying the minimum balance on multiple credit cards and not being able to get ahead is absolutely no fun! It’s stressful and unnerving but you’re […] The post What Is Debt Consolidation And Is It Right For You? appeared first on ...
Posted: Jun 01 2019 @ 4:42 AM
Do you have debt that’s hanging over your head stressing you out? Between credit card debt, student loan debt, car loans, and mortgages there’s a whole lot of debt a person can rack up! The good news is there are easy things you can do to get yourself out of debt. You don’t have to […] The post How To Pay Off A Car Loan Fast- $14,359 In 12 Months appeared ...
Posted: May 25 2019 @ 4:30 AM
Have you found yourself asking what is compound interest and how does it work? If so, I’m happy you’re here because you are in the right place! I can’t wait to give you all the info you need to know about the importance of compound interest and how it can benefit you. When it comes to […] The post What Is Compound Interest? Learn Why It Could Be Your Best Friend appeared ...
Posted: May 18 2019 @ 3:52 AM


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