Minimalism and Your Money

The intersection of a minimalist lifestyle & personal finance

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The Costs of a Technology Addiction

Are You Addicted?

In some ways, I feel like all of us are at least somewhat addicted to technology. There are very few people that I know that can consistently avoid the lure of their cell phones, social media, and cable television. And age doesn’t matter either.

Addiction can be seen in the teenager with his head buried in his smartphone, sending hundreds of snaps on Snapchat.

It’s evident in the mom constantly refreshing … Continue reading...

Credit Card Hacking – The Easy Way

How we plan to make over $1,500 this year through simple credit card hacking.

Minimalism has had such a positive influence in my life, so I figured why not adopt a more minimalist approach to my credit card hacking as well. Could I still reap the benefits of credit card hacking without putting in all of the time and effort? The answer is yes. Credit card hacking can be easy.

Vacations…For Free!

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7 Ways to Foster Creativity in Children and Why It’s So Important

We are all innate learners. Human beings are filled with curiosity, creativity, and imagination. Over time, however, in what seems to have become a rite of passage into adulthood, people tend to conform more and more to the expectations of society. Slowly, as we age, we abandon our originality and replace it with functionality.

Why?

Perhaps it’s nervous parents wanting to make sure that Billy or Susie follows the rules. Maybe it’s the right … Continue reading...

Act Like a Kid Again! And Live More Intentionally

5 Things We Can Learn From Kids on How to Live More Intentionally

My wife and I are doing our best to raise our two boys, who are now 5 and 4. I would like to think we have taught them a thing or two about life so far, but they have taught us so much more. We’ve learned to be more patient, less selfish and more responsible. But they’ve also taught us to … Continue reading...

20 Must-Read Minimalism Blogs

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There are millions of blogs out there, and thousands of people writing about minimalism. As I have continued to learn more about minimalism, I’ve found a number of blogs very helpful and influential.

This idea sprouted from a realization that there is not as much of a community within minimalist writers as there is for other topics. For example, there is a strong … Continue reading...

Ditch Your Budget…and Save Money?

Yes, you heard that right. Ditch your budget, and potentially save more money.

Over the past few years, we have saved or put towards student loan debt nearly 30% of our income. While this may not seem like an astronomical number, with our expensive daycare bills, we consider this a pretty big win. (Read more about this in my interview with PFI). We did this without a budget and without any strict rules. We simply … Continue reading...

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