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

LiveFrugaLee Better Place Mentally

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 more

Are Condo Fees A Waste Of Money? A Defense of Condo Fees

Are Condo Fees A Waste Of Money?

“Oh, I’ll never buy a condo! Condo fees are such a waste of money!” In my four years as a licensed realtor in Virginia, I’ve heard this many, many times from both friends and clients. Many people rule out condos from their search because they say condo fees are like throwing money away. I agree … Read more

Millennials, These Books Could Change Your Financial Life

Millennials, These Books Could Change Your Financial Life

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read this disclosure for more info. “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” – Charlie “Tremendous” Jones I’m a firm believer that, in addition to the people you surround yourself with, the … Read more

Millennials, Here’s How You Should Invest Your Money

Millennials Here's How You Should Invest Your Money

How do you invest your money? Some people have been asking me how I invest and how they should invest their money. I’ll admit that I haven’t been totally transparent about my investments. I just put a number that represents the total of our investments in my monthly updates. Related: April 2017 Goal Progress: Update … Read more

Dr. FrugaLee’s Financial Independence Goals

Dr. FrugaLee's Financial Independence Goals

I had never really heard of ‘financial independence’ as a concept until Mr. FrugaLee started talking about it here. This whole idea is new to me. I’m still exploring what it is because everyone has their own definition. To me, financial independence means planning ahead, setting goals, and working hard so that you can live … Read more

How to Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Passion!

How To Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Passion

Hi! I’m LiveFrugaLee’s evil twin, Manny. Yes, we’re Danny and Manny. Yes, our names rhyme, and our sister’s name is not Fanny. You may have noticed my facetious comments on his earlier posts as I thought it was rather humorous that my twin brother would start a blog. Now, I’m trying to be supportive as … Read more

A Quick Lesson On Income Tax For Millennials

A Quick Lesson On Income Tax For Millennials

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read this disclosure for more info. The 2017 tax season officially began on January 23, 2017. The deadline for filing taxes this year is Tuesday, April 18, 2017 (traditional deadline of April 15 falls on a Saturday and Monday is Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in D.C., observed on Monday). … Read more

Should You Put Off Your Career To Travel?

Should You Put Off Your Career To Travel?

This post is by Brian of Millennial Money Guide. I remember when college graduation was just around the corner and I was faced with multiple options for post graduation. Was I due for a post graduation trip? The most responsible option, and socially acceptable choice, would be to immediately enter my career. This option would help … Read more

Should You Rent Or Buy? Thoughts From A Realtor

“Should I rent or buy?” As a realtor, I get asked some form of this question often enough from people in my age group (late 20s / early 30s) that I thought I should address it in a blog post. Many people feel that renting is like throwing away money or paying someone else’s mortgage for them. … Read more