Save Money

Where to Save Your Money – EP 165

Stashing money under the mattress may work for some, but for us frugal folks, we want to make sure our hard earned cash is being stored in the right place! Here we’re talking about what to consider when it comes to savings and the best types of accounts for various goals. Listen in! Sponsors:  The…

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Tips For First-Time Home Buyers w/ Scott Trench + Mindy Jensen – EP 161

Thinking about buying your first home? Already in the process? Home buying is a big decision and a massive expense, but there are ways we can enter this process equipped with knowledge to get the best possible deal and make the most of our money. Listen in as Scott and Mindy share from their own…

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Home Renovations On A Budget – EP 159

Home renovations have a reputation for being very expensive and feeling unattainable at times! While it is true that skilled labor costs decent money – we want to talk about the upgrades and updates we can make that bring beauty and value to our homes without costing a fortune! Sponsors:  Sinking Funds: Often talked about,…

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How To Avoid Impulse Spending – Ep 156

We’re celebrating 3 years of the frugal friends podcast by taking a look at the factors that contribute to impulse buys and ways to avoid it! Sponsors:  Frugal Friends Florida Meetup! This year we’re doing two (fingers crossed) in-person meet ups. Our first one is tomorrow April 17th in St. Petersburg, FL. More details to…

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How To Reduce Moving Costs – EP 151

Moving can be amazingly expensive, not to mention overwhelmingly stressful! If you are planning a move, know someone moving, or think you will move at some point in your life; listen in for helpful tips on reducing moving costs and making the transition as smooth as possible! Sponsors:  Travel Hacking: If you missed our episode…

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Travel Hacking for Beginners – EP 150

Do you enjoy traveling AND cutting expenses? Then travel hacking is for you! In this episode we take a beginners look at how we can utilize loyalties and credit cards to score free hotels, flights, and more. Sponsors:  Building Your Credit. Travel hacking is super fun but you need a credit score of at least…

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Frugal Meal Planning W/Ashtin Cope – EP 149

Food is often our biggest area of budget busts! The solution begins with our meal planning and how we go about grocery shopping. On this episode Ashtin gives us some simple and attainable tips for how we can meal plan effectively and save money on our groceries each week. Sponsors:  Meal planning services: They are…

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Frugal Tech | Tips for Saving On Electronics – EP 135

Tis the season for purchasing new TV’s, phones, tablets, and more but buying new and impulsively can cost a lot of money! On this episode we’re talking about what to buy, when to buy new, and tips for saving on electronics. Sponsors:  Debt Free Christmas Planner- If you have the best intentions about controlling your…

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How to Approach & Control Emotional Spending w/ Leslie Tayne – EP 128

Have you ever bought something to make yourself feel better? Or splurged on something only to feel instant guilt afterward? We may not always realize it, but our spending habits are incredibly connected to our emotions; recognizing this can unlock some strategies for seeing the financial progress we desire! We’re thrilled to share our conversation…

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