Frugality 101 – EP 1

The Frugal Friends Podcast
The Frugal Friends Podcast
Frugality 101 - EP 1

In this episode, we introduce the Frugal Friends Podcast, share a bit about ourselves, and a lot about frugality.

We’re excited to create a platform for sharing and learning together on this frugal journey!

Frugality is for everyone; so join us by listening, engaging with our Facebook Group, taking the 90 Day Frugalizer challenge, and utilizing the links below for more resources and information on living frugally!

Notable Notes:

  • 4 Pillars – Categories to anticipate with Frugal Friends podcast episodes
    • Clothing/Shopping
    • Bills/Utilities
    • Transportation
    • Housing
  • What the internet has to say
    • Frugalwoods Article
      • Mrs. Frugalwoods (a.k.a. Liz Thames) identifies 19 reasons why frugality is the best – and the frugal friends agree!
      • What Jen and Jill have to say:
        • Frugality helps you identify your true priorities
        • Frugality builds community
        • Frugality means you’ll never be bored
        • Frugality leads to gratitude and joy
    • Millennial Money Article
      • Grant went from a frugal guy who amassed $1M to flippantly spending over $200K in one year. In short; the spending didn’t make him feel better.
      • What Jen and Jill have to say:
        • Frugality is about spending wisely
        • Frugality is about the journey, not the destination
        • It is never too late to ‘course correct’
    • Introduction of the most anticipated, interactive segment!
    • Leave us a voicemail with your BILL OF THE WEEK at: 570-995-1540
  • Tenets of Frugality 
    • The Law of Diminishing Returns (i.e. at some point you’re wasting your time)
    • Frugality allows you to discover what you truly value ( i.e. if frugality keeps you from what you love its cheapness)
    • Frugality is good for the environment (i.e. you can’t buy your way to green) 
    • Frugality refines your taste and style (i.e. you can have better things when you buy used and you’ll eventually stop buying those souvenir t-shirts you’ll never wear)
    • Frugality allows you more time to increase your income (i.e. the best way to not spend money is to spend time making it!)
    • Frugality will not make you rich (i.e. sorry, not sorry)
  • #frugalnotcheap

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