Minimalism and Your Money

The intersection of a minimalist lifestyle & personal finance

Month: February 2019

I Went Back to a Flip Phone – Here’s Why

Recently, research has shown that the average American spends 2 hours and 51 minutes on their smartphones each day. This translates to about 20 hours a week, 86 hours a month, and a whopping 1026 hours a year. And this is one of the more conservative estimates I have found! Some estimates have users spending over four hours a day on their smartphones!

Just for a moment, think about what could have been done … Continue reading...

The Best Things in Life Are Free?

We’ve all heard that saying, “The best things in life are free.” And while this may be true 95% of the time, it is not always the case.

The Lawnmowers

Take my lawnmower(s) story as an example. A few years ago, my next door neighbor whom I had become friendly with decided to downsize and move away. Larry was meticulous with his lawn, so I’m sure he was disgusted by what mine looked like, but never … Continue reading...

Affordable Organization – Tip #1

The Affordable Organization series is dedicated to providing reasonable, real-life tips to help you become more organized. In contrast to the normal blog postings each week, these posts will include lots of pictures to supplement the writing. And if you’re tired of hearing from me, you’re in luck. Ashley will be the chief author of these posts!

Tip # 1 – The Entryway

Ah, the entryway. What a great place to start this series. … Continue reading...

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