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Psychology

Urban vs. Rural: Country Living With the Frugalwoods or the City

We’ve lived in the city for years but we’re getting envious of rural life. What are the pros and cons of urban living vs country life with the Frugalwoods?

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Psychology

This Is How to Take Control of Your Email Work-Life Balance

When you realize work email is creeping into your home life—taking downtime and disrupting relationships—make this simple change to take back your life.

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Finance

Credits & Dividends Yield 78% Savings Rate for June 2020

Our second monthly balance sheet update: with dividends added our savings rate ballooned. See the details for a little financial voyeurism!

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Finance

How to Sell Your Stuff: A Guide to Local Apps, Websites, and Tools

We’ve taken on a mentality of “renting” our stuff: it’s always for sale, for the right price. Here’s the apps, websites, and tools to quickly sell locally.

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Psychology

How and When Do You Decide to Retire Early?

Follow our lead as we show how we decided to retire early and when. An infographic shows that building wealth and picking a date shouldn’t mean you’re not open to change. After all, the goal of FIRE is happiness and satisfaction!

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Playing with FIRE: A Documentary on Retirement & Finance

Personal finance and retirement are pretty dry topics, but can they be made exciting when on the big screen? Watch as a couple put FIRE to a test.

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Finance

Buying Individual Stocks or Index Funds: My Most Expensive Mistake

What did a mid-twenties me learn from buying individual stocks at the apex of the market before the Great Recession? Are index funds better than stocks?

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Finance

How to Automate Your Personal Finances

How to automate your personal finances: learn to manage transfers for savings, debts, and credit cards without overdrawing accounts while maximizing saving.

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First Month Writing on TicTocLife Blog Report

With one month under our belts writing about FIRE, what’ve we thought about the experience so far? We’ve also shared TicTocLife’s blog stats!

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Psychology

Spend More for High-Quality Stuff Now to Make Money Later

Learn to adopt the notion “everything is for sale”. When considering a purchase, analyze expected future value. Buy quality instead of limit yourself by a budget.