Episodes

DIY Home Maintenance Tips | What to Youtube & What to Leave to the Professionals – EP 23

Keeping up with repairs and maintenance of our homes can be costly! And the issues always arise at the worst possible times! Today we look at what the internet has to say about economical ways to tackle home repair projects, while also sharing our personal experience. We even discuss the ‘tools’ every home should have….

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DIY Home Maintenance Tips | What to Youtube & What to Leave to the Professionals - EP 23
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The Life-Changing Magic of a Shopping Ban with Cait Flanders – EP 22

We are so excited to have Cait Flanders, author of “The Year of Less”, on the podcast today! Cait underwent a two-year shopping ban that changed not just her finances, but her life.  Cait is here on the podcast to tell us more about her experience, and give tips to others considering a lifestyle change. …

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The Life-Changing Magic of a Shopping Ban with Cait Flanders - EP 22
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Frugal Date Ideas | Free and Cheap Dates to Take Yourself (or Loved One) on – EP 21

We all want to enjoy quality time with our significant other, but how can we do this on a budget?! Today we’re talking about nurturing our relationships and our bank accounts. We search the internet, and discuss our own tips on getting out (or staying in!) to enjoy fun and memorable dates with your love!…

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Frugal Date Ideas | Free and Cheap Dates to Take Yourself (or Loved One) on - EP 21
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Minimalism & Frugality | Do You Have to be a Minimalist to be Frugal? – EP 20

 In this episode we’re talking about minimalism and it’s part in frugality. You don’t have to be a minimalist to be frugal – but you might find that as you buy less and place less value in stuff you cultivate your own definition of minimalism. Sponsors: Podcast Crafter: You know what will make you…

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The Frugal Friends Podcast
Minimalism & Frugality | Do You Have to be a Minimalist to be Frugal? - EP 20
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What Comes After Debt Free? | Prioritizing Goals & Finding Financial Independence – EP 19

It is Jen’s one year debt free-iversary so it’s only fitting that we celebrate, and talk about what life looks like after becoming debt-free! From credit card bills to student loans to car payments; debt comes in many shapes and sizes and paying it off is a lofty and noble goal, but requires hard work…

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The Frugal Friends Podcast
What Comes After Debt Free? | Prioritizing Goals & Finding Financial Independence - EP 19
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Allison from Inspired Budget on Paying off $111,000 of Debt while Starting a Family – EP 18

Paying off debt, saving money, or reaching other financial goals may seem impossible when you have children – but on this episode Allison from Inspired Budget proves to us it’s not! Allison talks candidly about how she and her husband paid off 6 figures of debt with babies in tow. Listen in for some useful and…

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Allison from Inspired Budget on Paying off $111,000 of Debt while Starting a Family - EP 18
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Finding Your “Why” For Frugality | Don’t be Frugal for Frugal’s Sake – EP 17

Before the frugal journey, comes the “why” that propels it all. It is different for each of us, but there needs to be a reason behind the unusual frugal lifestyle we choose! Today we discuss our “why’s” and help you define yours. Sponsors: Podcast Crafter – podcastcrafter.com The Financial Freedom Planner – created by Jen,…

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Finding Your "Why" For Frugality | Don't be Frugal for Frugal's Sake - EP 17
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Meal Planning On A Budget | Intro to Meal Prepping, Planning & What to do When You Just Can’t – EP 16

Today we dive deep into meal planning. We cover the “how to’s” of meal planning and meal prep, the “why’s” behind it, what to do when meal prep is not a possibility, freezer meals, and planning around grocery flyers and sales. For some, meal planning and prep is a life goal, and for others this…

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Meal Planning On A Budget | Intro to Meal Prepping, Planning & What to do When You Just Can't - EP 16
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How to Save Money on Home Decor | Create a Space You Love & Decorate Your Home For Less – EP 15

We all want our home to be a place where we can relax, enjoy family time, and entertain others; but how do we create a beautiful and functional environment without breaking the bank? Today we look to the internet and Jill’s personal expertise on interiors to bring you some top notch tips on uniquely decorating…

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The Frugal Friends Podcast
How to Save Money on Home Decor | Create a Space You Love & Decorate Your Home For Less - EP 15
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