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Sam

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Name:
A Simple Life
Category:
Frugality
Tags:
FIRE, saving money, simple living
Start Year:
2019

Blogger Bio

Location:
GB
Age:
50s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Civil Servant
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Latest Blog Posts

Christmas is fast approaching – that time of year when it is expected that you spend money you haven’t got to buy gifts that other people don’t need or want. I can hear the booing and calls of ‘Baa Humbug!’, but I honestly believe that this is true. I am not a religious person, but … Continue reading "Ideas to Save Time and Money at Christmas" The post Ideas to Save ...
Posted: Nov 20 2019 @ 6:25 PM
It has been over a year since I discovered the financial independence/retire early movement. I have listened to so many podcasts and read hundreds of blog posts in that time. It has helped me to become familiar with many of the principles of FI/RE and for those of you new to this concept I want … Continue reading "Financial Independence – Lessons Learnt Over the Past Year" The post Financial Independence ...
Posted: Nov 16 2019 @ 2:38 PM
I get fed up of reading blog posts where people say they don’t budget or they don’t need a budget. It makes me mad! You may be one of those people that finds the thought of having a budget rather boring, but it’s essential. If anyone tells you that you don’t need a budget they … Continue reading "Why You Really Need a Budget" The post Why You Really Need a ...
Posted: Nov 11 2019 @ 4:51 PM
If you’ve landed here for the first time you may wonder why I am baring all about my finances. Since I discovered the FI/RE movement and started my journey towards being more financially secure, like others in this niche, I have jumped on the bandwagon of doing a monthly review. Even if you don’t have … Continue reading "October Spending" The post October Spending appeared first on A Simple Life. ...
Posted: Nov 05 2019 @ 5:43 AM
It’s the 1st of November. I always used to tell myself that I didn’t like autumn and winter, but I have realised that there are many aspects of this time of year that I do enjoy. Beautiful scenery At the end of last week we went to Somerset for a few days in order to … Continue reading "The Pleasures of Autumn" The post The Pleasures of Autumn appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 01 2019 @ 5:09 PM
In this modern and hectic world everyone seems to be so busy, but there are easy ways to save time, along with making some financial savings as well. This is particularly important if like me you are interested in the financial independence/retire early movement. Making small savings every day can help you to increase your … Continue reading "Everyday Ideas for Saving Time and Money" The post Everyday Ideas for Saving ...
Posted: Oct 20 2019 @ 4:54 PM
I have mentioned several times that this month, in a bid to save money, we are eating out of the freezer. For Mr Simple and I, eating out of the freezer means eating home cooked meals that one of us made extra of last week or last month. As a rule, I tend to use […] The post Simple and Healthy Meals from the Freezer appeared first on A Simple Life. ...
Posted: Oct 15 2019 @ 2:00 AM
I have mentioned several times that this month, in a bid to save money, we are eating out of the freezer. For Mr Simple and I, eating out of the freezer means eating home cooked meals that one of us made extra of last week or last month. As a rule, I tend to use […] ...
Posted: Oct 15 2019 @ 2:00 AM
This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on one of the links and purchase the item I will get some money. Please see here for more information about my use of affiliate links. Over the life time of this blog I have been making my way through Tom Corley’s thirty habits […] The post Ten Habits to Make You Rich appeared first on A Simple Life. ...
Posted: Oct 12 2019 @ 5:10 PM
This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on one of the links and purchase the item I will get some money. Please see here for more information about my use of affiliate links. Over the life time of this blog I have been making my way through Tom Corley’s thirty habits […] ...
Posted: Oct 12 2019 @ 5:10 PM

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