Can frugal living tips help you save money every day? Yes, and quite often it's just a few coins or dollars at a time, but eventually they add up to big savings. A frugal lifestyle is a good way to start saving money, and that's where these tips come in handy.
Here are three sets of specific tips to help better define how one might implement a lifestyle characterized by frugality.
My first set of tips are relatively easy. Everyone should be able to incorporate a good many of these into their lives.
The second set is more challenging, but with higher payback. The third set contains the most challenging, and as you might expect, they offer the largest payback...no pain, no gain.
When combined, these three sets of tips should provide you with many opportunities to make better decisions when spending money on a daily basis.
Our better spending decisions can make a big difference in our bottom line.
Each of the frugal living tips below links to a detailed discussion on the topic. The first set of tips are organized by general category. The other two sets of frugal living tips are not organized by category because there aren't nearly as many of them. None of the tips are presented in any particular order of importance, that's left up to my readers.
These frugal living tips should be relatively easy to implement by most people. Don't get concerned if they don't apply to you. Simply move on to other tips that pique your interest.
I suppose recommendations for alcohol really shouldn't be in a list of frugal living tips, but we can't ignore the finer things in life either. After all, the motto here is "living well...and well within your means" so I'd hate to think that we live complete devoid of affordable luxuries. You might be interested in my wine review for Octavin box wines. It was my pleasure to review their product.
The following frugal living tips are considerably more challenging. They represent things that I would expect only a small percentage of people to be able to do. Some require investment, some require a spirit of adventure, and some require you to be well motivated to make a significant change in your life.
General interest and enthusiasm for these frugal living tips will be hard to find, but I include them here as suggestions for the brave, the fearless, and the adventurous among us.
The whole idea of frugal living tips wouldn't be complete without a section dedicated to the "best of" tips for a frugal and happy life. The idea is to provide you with what I think are the "heavy hitters," the ones that give you the best return on investment of time, money and effort. So, here they are folks, the best money saving ideas I can think of. Implement these tips as you see fit as part of your lifestyle of frugality.