Category: SAVING MONEY

5 Ways Saving Money Could Leave You Losing Money

5 Ways Saving Money Could Leave You Losing Money

You have the best of frugal intentions when applying these common money-saving strategies but, in truth, they are actually costing you more. You are led to believe that you are getting a great deal when you really just aren’t.

Retailers use various strategies to make you think you are getting a deal, when it is really them that’s making all the money (at your expense). Continue reading ...

7 Things to Buy on Sale in February

Stuff on Sale in February

Here are seven things that you can buy on sale in February. There is a seasonality to prices for most items. Save money by understanding these patterns. Continue reading ...

Top 6 Frugal Living Posts at Froogalism.com (so far)

Here are my Top Five favourite posts at froogalism.com. I discuss everything from frugal living, to entrepreneurship, to being frugal versus being cheap, to education, and even to baldness. I hope you enjoy. Continue reading ...

The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Frugal People

Six Habits of Highly Effective Frugal People

Highly effective frugal people have one thing in mind — making the most out of what they have so they can have more of what they love. Their habits develop around this core pleasure principle. Here are six habits of highly effective frugal people that can help you get more of what’s really important to you. Continue reading ...

How To Buy Stocks Like Warren Buffett – A Frugal Approach To Investing

Warren Buffett - "The Oracle of Omaha"

Warren Buffett’s strategy for buying stocks is low-maintenance, low-cost, and highly effective.  Why isn’t everyone buying stocks this way then? Well, I hate to sound cynical here, but no one makes money when you buy stocks directly and hold them for long periods like Buffett (except for the people like him that do it). Here is a simple and cheap way you too can buy stocks like Buffett. Continue reading ...

Good Quality Shoes vs. Cheap, Crummy Quality Shoes

The ASICS GT-2170 - A Good Running Shoe

I won’t buy crummy quality shoes. Sure, you may think those flimsy shoes are a bargain at $12.99, but I can assure you that you are wrong. You are being drawn towards the “False Value Trap” and I advise you to run away in whatever shoes you are wearing and to not look back. Don’t let the price sticker blind you to the reality that crummy shoes are something you should never buy (especially if you are a frugal minded shoe shopper). Continue reading ...