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The Geezer Freezer: How 60 Minutes Can Save You Thousands on Your Electric Bill

Even if you retire early, life continues to present a steady parade of opportunities and problems. In our latest life episode, Mrs. Moose and I are moving down from the mountains and into the house that she and her brother inherited from their father. One big opportunity: free housing in a desirable neighborhood with likeable […]

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Introducing the Amazing Worthometer!

Last month, I posted “How to Compare Your Net Worth to Others (Without Being Rude).” The article discusses national surveys that tabulate household net worth into neat columns of percentiles. Thanks to these various surveys, you can see how you stack up against others as you pursue your financial goals. The “How to Compare” article […]

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Frugal Metrics: Compare Your 2013 Spending to National Averages

Human nature is natural. And it’s only natural to compare yourself with others, especially when it comes to spending. When mainstream consumers do this, the impulse takes the time-honored form of “keeping up with the Joneses.” New cars, smartphone upgrades, and extravagant vacations are duly noted, and many purchases are inspired by what others have already […]

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Frugal Tools: Mini Spoonulas

When you adopt the habit of frugality, you declare war on all kinds of household waste. A successful campaign requires the deployment of specialized weapons—lots of them, in fact. In today’s post, we examine the ever so humble Mini Spoonula: a small-time utensil that combats waste on a big-time basis. So here’s the scoop. Mini Spoonulas […]

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Best Cyber Monday Deal Ever: Give Someone $1,600+ in Savings for Only $7.74!

This holiday season, consider a gift of frugality: a low-flow, low-cost showerhead that delivers a steady stream of water while yielding multiple streams of savings. An excellent model is the Niagara Conservation Earth® Showerhead Model No. N2915CH, which currently sells for $7.74 and features a ten-year warranty. See the Amazon listing here. I received one […]

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Frugal Tools: Microfiber Towels

Frugal fringers aren’t complete anti-materialists. They simply insist that if a material thing takes up space in their lives, it needs to carry its weight by delivering good value. In this post, I advocate that you open the doors of your home to some microfiber towels. The Basic Advantages. Here’s a short list: Reuseable. Unlike paper […]

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