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What A Luxurious Lifestyle Looks Like To Us

What A Luxurious Lifestyle Looks Like To Us

Over the past year of running Frugal Asian Finance, I have discussed the various frugal aspects of our lives. It ranges from doing weird things like using toilet paper as tissues to normal frugal hacks like not using cable. Today, I will do something different […]

10 Things We Don’t Buy At The Grocery Store

10 Things We Don’t Buy At The Grocery Store

Inspired by Mrs. Frugalwoods’s post, today I will share with you the 10 things our family doesn’t buy at the grocery store. Before I go into detail, I will give you an overview of what stores we shop at and what we purchase from them. […]

7 Fun & Frugal Family Activities

7 Fun & Frugal Family Activities

Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner! If you have a family, especially with kids, you might wonder what fun frugal activities you can do. I’m sure you have a lot of ideas you can share and have already implemented. Today, I […]

The Financial Benefits Of Artificially Limited Choices

The Financial Benefits Of Artificially Limited Choices

Yesterday, I had the following conversations with Mr. FAF: Me: We are going to have dinner with my friends on Friday night. Mr. FAF: Ok. What time and where? Me: I will check with them, but we can decide. Mr. FAF: Ok. Mr. FAF’s answer […]

4 Reasons Why I Buy Cheap Clothes

4 Reasons Why I Buy Cheap Clothes

I own a lot of cheap clothes. By cheap, I mean my clothes are either free or less than $30. I have plenty of T-shirts and even jackets I got for free. I have a couple of more expensive outfits that I got for more […]

The Costs Of Forgetfulness – The Lunch Bag Story

The Costs Of Forgetfulness – The Lunch Bag Story

The forgotten lunch bag One morning I made my way to the kitchen and opened the fridge get milk for breakfast. What I saw instead was Mr. FAF’s lunch box sitting on the rack and staring at me in the face. “Is Mr. FAF going […]

5 Things I Regret Buying

5 Things I Regret Buying

As a frugal person, I try to keep my expenses at the lowest level possible. That means three things. I only buy what I need. I use inexpensive substitutes for the expensive things that I want. And I think long and hard about the expensive […]

How To Socialize Frugally Through Meetup Groups

How To Socialize Frugally Through Meetup Groups

This post is not sponsored by Meetup. The opinions and experiences mentioned below are my own. I used to be really shy and introverted (and still am). I was nervous about meeting new people and didn’t have much to contribute to a conversation. I came […]

Top 5 Financial Mistakes In My 20s

Top 5 Financial Mistakes In My 20s

Reaching is age of 31 brings me mixed feelings and emotions. On the one hand, I am glad I’m married to a good husband, a beautiful son, have a stable job, and have a place to call home. Without the first two achievements (husband and […]

3 Things I Waste Time & Money On

3 Things I Waste Time & Money On

I am a big fan of efficiency. There are not many waking moments of my life that go by without me questioning what I have accomplished during a certain period of time whether it’s 5 minutes, 30 minutes, or an hour. I don’t like the […]

Can We Ever Not Worry About Money?

Can We Ever Not Worry About Money?

As I was making my way home yesterday, Baby FAF’s teacher texted me and asked if he was teething. Baby FAF had been well-behaved and not fussy at home, so I didn’t think that he was. When I picked him up, however, the teacher told […]

4 Household Related Habits Thrifty People Have

4 Household Related Habits Thrifty People Have

Today we have a guest post from Vincent.  With an educational background in Engineering Design, Vince West enjoys sharing home improvement tips and DIY projects on Twitter and Facebook.   *** In today’s modern world, everyone is more than accustomed to a lot of unnecessary expenses. We spend our paychecks […]