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How Our Lives Have Changed With A 128% Increase In Income

How Our Lives Have Changed With A 128% Increase In Income

It was 7:20 PM on a Wednesday. Mr. FAF just got home from work. He came home a bit later than usual since he had gone to get some Beijing roasted duck for the family. He said it was mainly for me because I had […]

How To Produce Massive Content For Your Personal Finance Blog

How To Produce Massive Content For Your Personal Finance Blog

After publishing my October 2017 blog traffic report, I got a lot of questions about how I managed to have 48 posts prepared for 4.5 months ahead of schedule. I am not a time management expert. And I still struggle to keep up my productivity […]

Real Estate Scam, Overpriced Stock Seminar & Investment Lessons

Real Estate Scam, Overpriced Stock Seminar & Investment Lessons

Have ever found yourself in a real estate scam and questioned your passion as a result? I once went to a supposedly free seminar at a fancy hotel only to find that it was the intro to a series of expensive courses on real estate […]

The Pros & Cons Of Our Dual-Income Family

The Pros & Cons Of Our Dual-Income Family

The topic of whether I should quit my job and become a stay-at-home mom has come up in my conversations with Mr. FAF before. I seriously considered it at one point when the house I was sharing with two other roommates got broken into three […]

Is My Husband Frugal Or Cheap? I Can’t Decide.

Is My Husband Frugal Or Cheap? I Can’t Decide.

Mr. FAF and I have been planning one of the most important trips of our life for the past few months. We have been talking about it with joy, excitement, and pride. The trip will be important for a couple of reasons. First, it will […]

How To Get Over A (Personal Finance) Blogger Burnout

How To Get Over A (Personal Finance) Blogger Burnout

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, seven months after launching Frugal Asian Finance, I officially got burned out from blogging. Over the past seven months, I have been blogging every day for at least 3 hours a day whether it’s weekdays or weekends. The only two […]

How Hubby & I Discovered We Will Be Millionaires By Doing One Thing

How Hubby & I Discovered We Will Be Millionaires By Doing One Thing

When Mr. FAF and I were two poor graduate students, our biggest wish at the time was to get a full-time job. We would love to have a good salary, but as they say, beggars can’t be choosers. All we wanted was a stable source […]

How I Went From 0 To 31,104 Views/mo In 7 Months

How I Went From 0 To 31,104 Views/mo In 7 Months

Welcome to my 7th month blog traffic report! I can’t believe it’s been more than half a year since I started Frugal Asian Finance. Blogging is now such an important part of my life that I can’t imagine waking up one day without it. After […]

How A Family Of 4 Feed Themselves On $487.9/mo – Oct 2017

How A Family Of 4 Feed Themselves On $487.9/mo – Oct 2017

I am happy to announce after after an all time high of food expenses ($1,106.2 in September and $844.26 in August), our food budget has officially gone down to less than $500 in October. Many of you noted that we had bought so many groceries […]

5 Things I Stopped Doing Thanks To My Personal Finance Blog

5 Things I Stopped Doing Thanks To My Personal Finance Blog

After launching Frugal Asian Finance, I have realized 6 unexpected benefits of blogging (i.e. new friends, becoming savvy about social media). There have also been many downsides to blogging that are not always openly discussed (i.e. insecurity, competition). Today I will discuss the five things […]

How The Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Affects My Budget

How The Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Affects My Budget

You might not want to read this post if you’re eating or drinking something. I have lived with the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) for more than ten years. It’s a common digestive disorder that causes gas, cramping, abdominal pain, diarrhea and/or constipation. About 20% (15.3 […]

Housework – The Financial Decision In A Marriage

Housework – The Financial Decision In A Marriage

The housework It’s a Saturday morning. You woke up at 7:30 AM and got out of bed to start your day. All you want to do is have breakfast and sit down at your computer to read new posts, leave your feedback, make Pinterest images, […]