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What To Bring To A Potluck

What To Bring To A Potluck

Being a frugal person sometimes puts me in an awkward position, especially when it comes to potlucks. A potluck is an event where people bring their own dishes to share with others. It’s supposed to be fun and stress-free. I personally love potlucks because I […]

Interview with Mr. FAF – Please Submit Your Questions

Interview with Mr. FAF – Please Submit Your Questions

Dear readers, It’s been almost four months since I started Frugal Asian Finance. I never thought that I would get to where I am today. Looking back at my 3rd month blog traffic report, I can’t help but feel so pleased with the progress and […]

How We Saved On Furniture

How We Saved On Furniture

Frugality enables Mr. FAF and me to simplify our priorities. Buying expensive furniture to adorn our house to the max is just not one of them. I am not a minimalist, and neither is Mr. FAF. We keep what we need and will need in the […]

How Finding Substitutes Saves Me Money

How Finding Substitutes Saves Me Money

Have you ever wanted something so badly but balked at its price tag? I have. Many times in fact. When I face a dilemma where I really want something but don’t want to spend money on it, I have two options: 1. Practice self-control and […]

The Free Article That Helps Our Marriage

The Free Article That Helps Our Marriage

It’s no secret that I mention Mr. FAF quite often on my blog. I wrote about how we save on his clothes, go on frugal dates, travel on a road trip, eat out together, do weird things to save money, and maintain our 4-year long-distance marriage. […]

How to Save on Transportation in Washington DC

How to Save on Transportation in Washington DC

If you’re planning to visit or work in Washington DC, you’ve probably thought about transportation. DC is known for its sprawling public transit system that can take you almost anywhere in the DC metro area. However, while public transit is cheaper than driving elsewhere in […]

The Costs of Marital Conflict

The Costs of Marital Conflict

Mr. FAF and I have been married for almost four years. Although he has helped create some of the best memories of my life, things are not always smooth sailing for us. We argue every once in a while. Sometimes the arguments are small and […]

Why I Hold On To My Broken Laptop

Why I Hold On To My Broken Laptop

As a frugal person, I try not to spend money on something I don’t need. That also means I want to make the most out of everything that I have, including my aging laptop. I bought my Toshiba laptop back in May 2012. I can’t […]

List of Asian Personal Finance Bloggers – Part 2

List of Asian Personal Finance Bloggers – Part 2

Before publishing the List of Asian Personal Finance Bloggers – Part 1, I didn’t know what to expect. The post could be well received since it includes so many amazing Asian personal finance (PF) bloggers I’ve encountered over the past two years. However, I was also […]

Food Expense Report – June 2017 – $467.21

Food Expense Report – June 2017 – $467.21

Mr. FAF and I have been living in different cities as a married couple for almost four years. That makes it difficult for us to have a “normal” food budget like other couples and for me to keep track of all of our food expenses. […]