Finances

Spring Is Here – Likes, Dislikes & How To Save

Spring Is Here – Likes, Dislikes & How To Save

Spring is finally here! In case you didn’t know, I currently live in the Washington  DC metro area, so I do experience four seasons a year (yay!). This morning I woke up and couldn’t stop sneezing. The temperature was in the 60s, so I knew something […]

How Youtube Saved Us At Least $297.88 Last Year

How Youtube Saved Us At Least $297.88 Last Year

Sometimes I tell people that Youtube is my best friend. I mean it as a joke, but there’s a lot of truth to it. After I come back from work, I’ll be eating dinner and catching up with my favorite Youtubers. After I’m done eating, […]

Why I’m Not A Minimalist

Why I’m Not A Minimalist

I’ve been watching a lot of Minimalist Youtube videos and reading minimalists’ blogs lately, trying to find new ways to save money. Although I’m inspired by the minimalist idea that you just need the very basic things in life to be happy, I’m not sure […]

How We Save on Mr. FAF’s Clothes

How We Save on Mr. FAF’s Clothes

Mr. FAF and I normally don’t shop for clothes at thrift stores. It doesn’t mean that we’re not price conscious. We usually look for sales and balk at relatively high prices. Although our family was not well-off, we usually just wore hand-me-down clothes from the […]

10 Free & Cheap Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

10 Free & Cheap Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

Approaching 30 is scary for a lot of women out there, including myself. I see my youth passing me by every single day. I’m glad I’m happily married, so I don’t need to worry about the pestering from family or whether I can find the […]

Why Are We Frugal?

Why Are We Frugal?

With a passion for frugality, I have read multiple blogs and listened to multiple podcasts about personal finance. It’s interesting how some people are just naturally frugal and others aren’t. Or are they? Is frugality an innate ability? Below are the three reasons Mr. FAF and I […]

Frugal Lessons from Sex and the City

Frugal Lessons from Sex and the City

I’m sure you have heard of or seen the famous TV show “Sex and the City.” Every time I see the show, I can’t help but think of how much money the four ladies could have saved if they didn’t eat out at such fancy […]

3 Reasons Why I Use Credit Cards

3 Reasons Why I Use Credit Cards

If you read the “My $350 Credit Card Mistake & Lesson” post, you know I have a good relationship with my credit card. Below are the three reasons why I make all of my purchases with a credit card and left my debit card alone for […]

My $350 Credit Card Mistake & Lesson

My $350 Credit Card Mistake & Lesson

I used to be a debit-card-only kind of person throughout college. I just hated the idea of being in debt for the whole month until I paid off the balance. Another more important reason is that I forgot about my first purchase with the credit […]