Month: December 2017

Musings On 2017 – Marriage, Kids & Money

Musings On 2017 – Marriage, Kids & Money

Are you ready for the new year to start? There is something so soothing these last few days of the year that I just want December to last a bit longer. I want to feel the festivity of the holidays, hear people’s vacation plans, and […]

The Best Of Frugal Asian Finance In 2017

The Best Of Frugal Asian Finance In 2017

I hope you all are having a wonderful holiday. Mr. FAF and I hosted a hotpot party at our house on Christmas Eve. Nothing makes us happier than having good food with our family and friends. As I am writing this post, I feel a […]

How I Chose A Niche for My Personal Finance Blog

How I Chose A Niche for My Personal Finance Blog

Have you ever wanted to start a business, but you can’t figure out what product or service to sell? I have. Multiple times. The search I wanted to start my own business when I was a freshman in college. I didn’t know what I’d do, but […]

Our Family Reunion & 4 Financial Implications

Our Family Reunion & 4 Financial Implications

Background Mr. FAF and I have been in a somewhat unique family arrangement. We started dating right before I moved to DC for a career change and were in a long-distance marriage for four years. I gave birth to our first and only child, Baby […]

5 Surprising Facts About Hubby (That I Learned Through Blogging)

5 Surprising Facts About Hubby (That I Learned Through Blogging)

After I started Frugal Asian Finance seven months ago, blogging has become an indispensable part of my life. It has also had a huge impact (both good and bad) on my marriage. During those months of building my site and constantly producing content, I have […]

6 Ways Google’s Saved Me Thousands Of Dollars

6 Ways Google’s Saved Me Thousands Of Dollars

As a Google lover, today I will share with you the 6 ways Google has saved me thousands of dollars over the year. (This post is not sponsored by Google.) 1. Free entertainment Mr. FAF and I have a Roku Sharp TV. We also have […]

What To Do When You Are Tired Of Money & Life

What To Do When You Are Tired Of Money & Life

This story was written a month ago. I am writing this post while sitting at a Starbucks. You can call me cheap, but I went to a Starbucks at the mall and didn’t buy any coffee. There are other people sitting in this open space […]

How We Celebrate A Frugal Christmas

How We Celebrate A Frugal Christmas

Mr. FAF and I didn’t grow up celebrating Christmas. I don’t know about Mr. FAF, but for me, having been born and raised in Vietnam, I saw Christmas as a Western holiday. I neither had a day off nor received any presents for this occasion. […]

5 Embarrassing Money-Related Facts About Me

5 Embarrassing Money-Related Facts About Me

As you might already know, I am a very frugal person. Sometimes it can be a good thing because I’m able to save a lot of money and don’t make huge financial mistakes on a regular basis. However, in some cases, what seems normal to […]

6 Tips On How To Be Productive

6 Tips On How To Be Productive

After publishing the post about what my typical day looked like, I have gotten many comments on how productive I seemed to be. I have to admit that the schedule I described is somewhat ideal for me. My week days tend to be structured and […]

How I Dealt With A Blog Traffic Decline In Nov 2017 (29,064 Views/mo)

How I Dealt With A Blog Traffic Decline In Nov 2017 (29,064 Views/mo)

Welcome to my 8th month blog traffic report! As 2017 is coming to an end, I can’t help but feel so excited for 2018 and how my blog will do in the new year. I experienced a traffic decline for the first time in November. […]

Our Biggest Fight & 4th Anniversary Celebration

Our Biggest Fight & 4th Anniversary Celebration

Sometimes I still can’t believe Mr. FAF and I have been married for four years. For us, it’s been a long journey. We first started our relationship knowing that we would have to be far away from each other for at least three years until […]