iPhone X Review: Better Than I Thought

That’s right. Mr. FrugaLee got a new 256GB iPhone X for a whopping $1,149 plus tax. Not very frugal, you say? To me, frugality isn’t about not spending any money. I love spending money. Who doesn’t? I like to think about it as spending on things that are high quality and add value in my … Read moreiPhone X Review: Better Than I Thought

November 2017 Goal Progress: Update #21

It’s now been 21 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage (on our condo) and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2020. This is the 21st update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. In the interest of better disclosure, I want to … Read moreNovember 2017 Goal Progress: Update #21

Be Economically Smart About Pet Parenting

LiveFrugaLee Economically Smart Pet Parenting

This is a guest post by Mary Nielsen at Feline Living. She provides some tips on simple ways to care for your pet on a budget. Check out her nifty infographic in this post. Becoming a pet parent allows you to give your furry one love. In return, he can give you benefits, as well … Read moreBe Economically Smart About Pet Parenting

Is it Cheaper to Rent or Buy?

Is it Cheaper to Rent or Buy?

This is a guest post by Jennifer Riner. Jen Riner is a real estate marketing professional whose work has been featured on Hot Pads, Forbes, Inman News, and more. After four years of steady annual increases, rent prices decelerated in the last year. Although tenants across the nation can breathe a collective sigh of relief in … Read moreIs it Cheaper to Rent or Buy?

October 2017 Goal Progress: Update #20

October 2017 Goal Progress

It’s now been 20 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage (on our condo) and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2020. This is the 20th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. In the interest of better disclosure, I … Read moreOctober 2017 Goal Progress: Update #20

September 2017 Goal Progress: Update #19

LiveFrugaLee September 2017 Goal Progress

It’s now been 19 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage (on our condo) and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2020. This is the 19th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. In the interest of better disclosure, I … Read moreSeptember 2017 Goal Progress: Update #19

How I Was Able to Reach a Better Place Mentally Through My Finances

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Today, I’m pleased to share with you a guest post from Josh Wilson, a Millennial working to become his generation’s personal finance thought leader. Check out his blog at familyfaithfinance.com. One of the many things that I have done in the past is worry about debt (I’m not alone!). In fact, I used to worry … Read moreHow I Was Able to Reach a Better Place Mentally Through My Finances

August 2017 Goal Progress: Update #18

LiveFrugaLee August 2017 Goal Progress

It’s now been 18 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage (on our condo) and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2020. This is the 18th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. In the interest of better disclosure, I … Read moreAugust 2017 Goal Progress: Update #18

Millennials, Here Are 7 Ways to Crush Your Student Loans

LiveFrugaLee 7 Ways To Crush Student Loans

Lately, I’ve been talking to millennials in their early to mid-20s that have been asking for tips on paying off student loans. I’ll share my experience with student loans. Then, I’ll provide my best tips for paying them off as fast as possible. I am no stranger to student loans. In college, I signed the … Read moreMillennials, Here Are 7 Ways to Crush Your Student Loans

Why Everyone Should Refinance Student Loan Debt If They Can

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By Jacob @DollarDiligence Follow Him on Twitter for More Posts About Killing Student Debt! Did you know that 44 million Americans now have student loan debt? It’s the big reason why student loan refinancing has become a burgeoning industry. Many of the major banks have offered student loan refinancing for a while, but the real … Read moreWhy Everyone Should Refinance Student Loan Debt If They Can