At a relatively young age, there are several decisions you must make that will set you on a certain path for the rest of your life. If that’s not daunting enough, add money to the equation — the frugal habits you learn (or don’t learn) now can affect the security of your finances well into your retirement years. “But I’m young, I’ll worry about that later,” you might try to argue.
This is a guest article by Leo Babauta, originally published on Consumerism Commentary on April 3, 2007. Leo writes about achieving goals, creating habits, productivity, personal finances, frugality and more at his blog, Zen Habits.... Read Post
Becoming frugal is a difficult change to make, especially if you’re trying to cut down on deep-rooted spending habits. Some people are born into frugal families and grow up learning about money management, delayed gratification, and... Read Post
“So, what’s The Simple Dollar about?” people will ask me when I tell them what I do for a living. “Oh, it’s mostly about getting your life straight with money as a big part of the equation,” I say. “I talk about things like frugalit... Read Post