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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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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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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.

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Psychology

How to Grow Your Position of Financial Strength in a Recession

No matter if you’re on the first stage of financial independence—dependency—or you’ve reached the pinnacle—abundance—there’s still an opportunity to grow. Find optimism in a pandemic by testing your financial metal.

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Psychology

Switching from a Salaried Full-Time Career to Work Part-Time

Simply leaving isn’t an option when a career defines and fulfills you. This is the beginning of my experience as a salaried Pharmacist-in-Charge intentionally reducing my hours in pursuit of early retirement.

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Finance Psychology

How Lifestyle Creep Cost Me $51,877.84 in One Decision

How can unmitigated lifestyle creep destory your wealth? A simple decision between two apartments created nearly $52k worth of opportunity cost for me.

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Psychology

The Difference Between Frugal and Cheap: Frugality Earns Profit

What’s the difference between being frugal and cheap? One can earn you money, give you nicer stuff, and let you live a happier life. The other is cheap.