Tag Archives: frugality

Ask the Readers: Frugality versus Minimalism

I had this conversation with Mrs. 1500 on Saturday: Me: Why do we have a million boxes of cereal? Mrs. 1500: When I see it on sale, I stock up. Me: But we don’t have a huge kitchen. We should … Continue reading

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Living Right with Montana Money Adventures

If you think money is the goal of us FI bloggers, you’d be wrong. Well, I concede that there may be some of us who have a shallow goal, like accumulating a certain amount of money in a certain amount … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Is Early Retirement an All or Nothing Proposition?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 back to recap last week’s question, How much do you spend on haircuts? If you recall, I got an amazing haircut, but I paid a lot for it. Mr. 1500 was surprised at the cost, and I … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Fuss and Cuss at Dishwashers ‘R’ Us

In the name of frugality, sometimes I go overboard. How far will you go? So the dishwasher saga is over. Here’s what happened: The problems all started when the dishwasher stopped draining last week. I took it apart and found nothing. I … Continue reading

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