Episode 30: Black Friday – Does it Save You Money?

 To shop or not to shop? Black Friday offers all sorts of promises, but can they be trusted? In this episode we explore the pros, cons, and alternatives to Black Friday shopping. Whether you shop for bargains, to maintain tradition, or choose to refrain altogether – we have tips and suggestions for you! Sponsors: […]

Episode 29: Investing for Frugal Folks with Andrew Wang from Inspired Money

We’re very excited to have the opportunity to talk with Andrew Wang from the Inspired Money podcast about all things investing! Andrew works as a financial planner and managing partner at his family’s firm, and he gives us all the details on making wise financial investment decisions, and how to make the most of your […]

Episode 28: Getting the Most from Your Local Library

Libraries aren’t just for 6-inch voices and frail librarians anymore! Upon closer inspection, there is quite a lot to be gained from these community establishments. Beyond lending books, most libraries have a plethora of additional (FREE!!) resources and events just waiting to be discovered. Join Jill in being shocked by all libraries have to offer! […]

Episode 27: Pawn Shops -The Hidden Gems of Secondhand

They have a reputation for being ‘shady’ and there’s the unfortunate play on words that TV shows love to exploit – but for the frugal shopper – pawn shops shouldn’t be ignored! Today we discuss some of the highlights of these hidden gems and how to be a shrewd & savvy shopper in these secondhand […]

Episode 26: Frugal Cooking with Jess Dang from Cook Smarts

We are so excited to have Jess Dang, the Founder of Cook Smarts on the podcast today! After experiencing health complications of her own, Jess desired to provide a useful service to others that may be experiencing difficulty in meal planning, and finding recipes to suite their dietary needs. Jess gives us a behind the […]

Episode 25: Frugal Beauty

We all have some sort of care routine; whether its just brushing your teeth in the morning, or an all out 2 hour event prior to leaving the house – it would be great to spend less regardless. In this episode we explore some frugal alternatives to skin-care routines, and cosmetics. We even find that […]