Nicola @thefrgalcottage chooses quality over quantity and supports small businesses with her Christmas shopping.
Ermine here ponders a new-ish trend – subscription boxes. He reviews this new capitalist idea through the lens of a frugal consumer.
Divnomics: The decisions you make in life can have a huge impact on your future. As it comes to finances, there is one thing that might be having the most impact of all: buying a house. Timing of the market, the debt you take on and the costs of all of it is substantial.
Congratulations to The Escape Artist for making it through Dry February and living to tell the tale. In this post he shares what he’s learned from the experience.
Cheesy Finance: Based on this already “old” post by Early Retirement Extreme (ERE), Jacob was able to live off $5.000-7.000 per year, as late as 2011. For argument sake, let’s assume that this $7.000 annual spending in 2011 is now $7.714 in today’s money (2018). This would be about €6.250/year (current exchange rate ~$1.233/€), can you survive on this amount in the Netherlands? How low can you go? In the Netherlands at least!