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The podcast to help you save money on things you need, spend less on the rest, and embrace frugality without being cheap.

The podcast to help you save money on things you need, spend less on the rest, and embrace frugality without being cheap.
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The podcast to help you save money on things you need, spend less on the rest, and embrace frugality without being cheap.

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English


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Save Money by Living in an RV | Motorhome Living For Minimalism & Frugality

10/18/2019
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Have you ever considered taking extreme measures to pay down debt or save money? Have thoughts of tiny living ever entered your mind? Do you wonder what it would be like to live in a small space? We've considered it all and Jill is here to tell you about it! She's currently living in a 170sq. ft. trailer and previously lived in a motorhome and now we're finally letting her share all the insight about the pros and cons and how to do it right! *Sponsors: * Personal...

Duration:00:52:56

Money Myths That Are Holding You Back w/Rob Berger

10/11/2019
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Sponsors: Personal Capital : frugalfriendspodcast.com/pcap$20 Amazon gift cards: Notable Notes: We got a change to chat with Rob all about the money myths he notices, the truth about achieving financial goals, and some encouragement to us all along the way! BILL OF THE WEEK - Thanks Rob for sharing about your bill you’ve been paying for 10 years with no regrets! Gotta love that gym membership. If you want to submit your bill of the week visit frugalfriendspodcast.com/bill to leave us a...

Duration:00:57:17

Frugality 101 | Live from #FinCon19 BONUS

10/8/2019
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Watch the video on Youtube! The key pillars of frugality: notTell us about your frugal journey in our Facebook Community Group! www.frugalfriendspodcast.com

Duration:00:08:08

Ask Us Anything LIVE from FinCon2019

10/4/2019
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We enjoyed answering questions from our Frugal Friends Community Group on Facebook. Here are some of the questions we answered: JenniferDevinMelissaYolandaVirginiaSarahKathrynLauren#dfcommunityJocelynSarahAmarilysTHANKS everyone for your amazing questions! You all made us think a little harder about this frugal life we have chosen! See you next week!

Duration:00:35:14

What do the Frugal Friends like to spend money on? | Live from #FinCon19 BONUS

10/1/2019
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Watch the video on Youtube! Jen: Travel! Not the backwoods kind of travel, the all-inclusive kind where you don't need to spend money once you're there... Jill: It's "worth it" for Jill to spend money on gifts for others...and gum. What do you like to spend money on? Let us know in our Facebook Community Group! www.frugalfriendspodcast.com

Duration:00:07:18

Start a Cook at Home Challenge This Month!

9/27/2019
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FOOD! We love it, but it's one of the biggest budget challenges we face each month. But what if we could reduce our spending and save more money by cutting costs on food? We're challenging all of us (including ourselves!) to cook at home by dispelling some myths about home cooking and providing some tips on how to do this with ease! Join in and share your own progress! Sponsors: Rakutenfrugalfriendspodcast.com/rakutenStainless Steel:Notable Notes: What the Internet has to say: This...

Duration:00:44:26

How to Pay off Debt on a Single Income w/ Budget Girl, Sarah Wilson

9/20/2019
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Sponsors: Rakuten:frugalfriendspodcast.com/rakutenSaving Your Wrappers:Notable Notes: We got to interview budget girl all about living off of one income and how she achieved financial goals on a tiny budget BILL OF THE WEEK - Sarah - thanks for sharing with us your dream of a mortgage bill! frugalfriendspodcast.com/bill Lightning Round Budget girl’s budgeting tips: Get more from budget girl at youtube.com/budgetgirl + Gobudgetgirl.com Frugal Friends Book Club: The Minimalist Home...

Duration:00:44:33

Our Biggest Frugal Fails | Live from #FinCon19 BONUS

9/17/2019
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Watch the video on Youtube! A big question people ask us is: What are our biggest frugal fails? Jen: An RV. She purchased a large 5th wheel to flip and sell for profit. They didn't do enough research and got a deal but it wasn't ideal for selling. "Our frugality didn't serve us well in that purchase." Next time they'd spend more money to get something newer, that needed less work. Or not even spend more, just start smaller. She also learned she's not good with her hands. Jill: Back when...

Duration:00:08:53

Financial Independence Through Frugality | The Frugal FIRE Movement

9/13/2019
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Sponsors: Rakuten: A shopping portal that gives you get cash-back on purchases from your favorite stores. We use it for Groupon, Amazon, Walmart, travel sites and more. If you haven’t tried Rakuten yet we’ve got a $10 welcome bonus for you on your first purchase of $25 or more when you sign up through frugalfriendspodcast.com/rakuten Presence: Not the kind you get for your birthday but the kind that allows you to fully embrace right now. Experience it right now by taking a deep breath and...

Duration:00:52:46

How the Frugal Friends Met | Live From #FinCon19 BONUS

9/10/2019
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Check out the video over on YouTube so you can finally figure out which one is Jen and which is Jill :)

Duration:00:07:49

How to Start a Frugal Side Hustle Flipping Furniture & Used Goods

9/6/2019
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Frugal Friends Meet Up TOMORROW in Washington DC, Sept 7 @ 5:30 at Kalorama Park Sponsors: Rakuten: We love and use Rakuten all the time so we wanted to give them a shout out. If you’ve never used it, Rakuten is a shopping portal where you can get cash-back on purchases from your favorite stores. We use it for Groupon, Amazon, Walmart, travel sites and more. And, if you haven’t tried Rakuten yet we’ve got a $10 welcome bonus for you on your first purchase of $25 or more when...

Duration:00:42:36

A Simple Travel Hacking Plan w/Lee Huffman | Maximizing Travel Rewards for Beginners

8/30/2019
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ANNOUCEMENT: Frugal Friends Meet Up in Washington DC, Sept 7 @ 5:30 at Kalorama Park Sponsors: Rakuten: We love and use Rakuten all the time so we wanted to give them a shout out. If you’ve never used it, Rakuten is a shopping portal where you can get cash-back on purchases from your favorite stores. We use it for Groupon, Amazon, Walmart, travel sites and more. And, if you haven’t tried Rakuten yet we’ve got a $10 welcome bonus for you on your first purchase of $25 or more when you sign...

Duration:00:53:11

Grocery Store Sale Cycles to Know About

8/23/2019
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Special Announcement: Frugal Friends Meet Up in Washington DC, Sept 7 @ 5:30 at Kalorama Park Sponsors: Rakuten: We love and use Rakuten all the time so we wanted to give them a shout out. If you’ve never used it, Rakuten is a shopping portal where you can get cash-back on purchases from your favorite stores. We use it for Groupon, Amazon, Walmart, travel sites and more. And, if you haven’t tried Rakuten yet we’ve got a $10 welcome bonus for you on your first purchase of $25 or more when...

Duration:00:40:28

Create A Fulfilling Minimalist Lifestyle | Incorporating Minimalism into Your Schedule

8/16/2019
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Minimalism is not just about how much stuff you own, in fact it's hardly about stuff! Minimalism certainly boasts clean open spaces, but how might these concepts permeate other aspects of our frugal lives? On this episode we're exploring how minimalism might impact the way we approach our daily lives and schedules and how this too might assist us in obtaining our financial goals and ultimately creating a fulfilling lifestyle! Sponsors: Rakuten: We love and use Rakuten all the time so we...

Duration:00:39:38

Front Loading Your Life with Robert Farrington | A Frugal Alternative to FI/RE

8/9/2019
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Sponsors: Rakuten: We love and use Rakuten all the time so we wanted to give them a shout out. If you’ve never used it, Rakuten is a shopping portal where you can get cash-back on purchases from your favorite stores. We use it for Groupon, Amazon, Walmart, travel sites and more. And, if you haven’t tried Rakuten yet we’ve got a $10 welcome bonus for you on your first purchase of $25 or more when you sign up through frugalfriendspodcast.com/rakuten Burning the candle at both ends: While the...

Duration:00:44:32

When Buying a House is the Frugal Move | Should You Buy or Rent a Home?

8/2/2019
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Housing is one of our biggest expenses in life, and oftentimes we’re not asking the right questions to determine the best and most affordable living solutions! There are great arguments on both sides for renting vs. buying and we explore it all to help you determine what’s right for you! In this episode we’re taking a look at the the factors to consider when buying, the benefits of renting, whether we should be focused on paying off debt or investing, and a few alternative housing...

Duration:00:48:42

Tips to Avoid Overspending on Back to School

7/26/2019
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It's that time of year again! Dreaded for students, anticipated for parents; but something we can all rally behind is not wanting to overspend on back to school supplies! It seems the lists get longer and longer each year, so we’re talking about how we can send kids back to school prepared without breaking the bank. And to top it off we have Allison from Inspired Budget co-hosting the show and giving her expert knowledge as a personal finance writer AND a fellow teacher! Don’t miss...

Duration:00:43:04

Getting Into & Paying off Over $27K of Credit Card Debt with Chris Browning of Popcorn Finance

7/19/2019
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Sponsors: Ebates: We love and use Ebates all the time so we wanted to give them a shout out. If you’ve never used it, Ebates is a shopping portal where you can get cash-back on purchases from your favorite stores. We use it for Groupon, Amazon, Walmart, travel sites and more. And, if you haven’t tried Ebates yet we’ve got a $10 welcome bonus for you on your first purchase of $25 or more when you sign up through frugalfriendspodcast.com/ebates. At home movie theater butter: bringing soybean...

Duration:00:48:43

How To Use Cash Envelopes Effectively | Cash Envelope System 101

7/12/2019
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We're so excited to have Allison Baggerly, founder of Inspired Budget co-hosting with Jill while Jen is on maternity leave! Allison is psyched about teaching women how to budget, making savings second nature, and paying off debt! Check out Frugal Friends Episode 18 where we first introduced Allison on our show! Sponsors: Ebates: We love and use Ebates all the time so we wanted to give them a shout out. If you’ve never used it, Ebates is a shopping portal where you can get cash-back on...

Duration:00:51:06

How to Get Your Spouse on Board with Frugality

7/5/2019
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Sponsors: Ebates: We love and use Ebates all the time so we wanted to give them a shout out. If you’ve never used it, Ebates is a shopping portal where you can get cash-back on purchases from your favorite stores. We use it for Groupon, Amazon, Walmart, travel sites and more. And, if you haven’t tried Ebates yet we’ve got a $10 welcome bonus for you on your first purchase of $25 or more when you sign up through frugalfriendspodcast.com/ebates Discounted Fireworks: As you drive down the...

Duration:00:38:21