Tag Archives: cheap

Traveling the Most Expensive Country in the World on a Budget

This will be our last video about our trip to Norway. Since we share all of our financials in our monthly newsletter, we wanted to break down the costs of gear and travel in this video.

If you’re thinking about going to Norway, our number one tip is to avoid restaurants. Everything else is actually pretty reasonable. (Note: A lot of that has to do with the current exchange rate being more favorable than in the past.)

Fitting in Is the Hard Part

How could someone making $60k a year can say living on 50% of their income is impossible, yet there are many people who earn far less than that. We think it’s because fitting in is the hard part.

We discuss a few reasons why being frugal doesn’t mean you’re an outcast, as well as our weaknesses in fitting in.

Does Being Frugal Make You a Scrooge? | Mike and Lauren LIVE

Tonight we’re going to talk about being frugal during the holiday season.  How do we handle gifts for each other, friends and family?  Does being frugal automatically make you a scrooge?  Let’s get a discussion going about the differences between being cheap and frugal.   Be there at 8:30PM EST tonight!  We need your input!

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3 FREE New York City Attractions | Not in Guidebooks

 

 

New York City is an amazing place with lots to see and do. After visiting all of the usual tourist attractions, try one of these 3 free stops that aren’t as well known.

We lived in midtown east for 3 years, right in the heart of Manhattan. After showing our friends around for the past week on our trip to NYC, we thought we’d share a few of our favorite “off the beaten path” spots.

How To Retire Early – Our Plan for Financial Independence

Want to know why we do the things we do? Our goal is retire extremely early by saving 75% of our income. If you’re interested in financial independence definitely check out Mr. Money Mustache (link below).

You don’t need a high income to retire early. But, you are going to need to give up a lot of “things” for financial freedom. Some people think living without luxury isn’t living, we think living without time isn’t living. We just want people to know they’re making a choice.

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