The Frugal Fellow Turns One

In some ways, it's hard to believe it's been a whole year. In other ways, not so much. That's because it has gone by relatively quickly, but at the same time, SO much has happened. Either way, it's true - the very first post on this blog was on March 14, 2018. It's been quite the ride since then. I'll be totally honest - I definitely had the existential crisis many bloggers experience at the…

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How to Fly Anywhere For Free

In just two short weeks, I will be on a plane headed to Europe. And I will have paid almost nothing for that ticket. In this post, I'm going to cover how to fly anywhere in the world for (almost) free.It seems like there is still a lot of misconception around these trips. People seem to think it's too good to be true or that they could never do it. I'm here to dispel all…

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TFF’s Frugal Roundup: Week One

I've been talking about starting a post roundup for quite some time. Honestly, it feels like I've been talking about it forever. In reality, it's probably been more like a few months. But since this blog is coming up on its first anniversary (wow!), I guess it makes sense that a few months would feel like forever. I also don't necessarily have a particular "mission" for these posts yet. One of my inspirations for starting…

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The Vicious Cycle of Student Loan Debt

I recently saw a Facebook post that seriously got me thinking about student loan debt. This is not to say I have not done so before - I most certainly have. However, this particular post made me think about things from a new angle. I wasn't able to find the original post, but here's the gist of it. The post said: It's easier for an 18-year-old to take on $200,000 in student loans than it…

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Is Free College Tuition Possible in the US?

It's an interesting question. In some ways it's a very simple one; in other ways, not so much. With a certain presidential candidate promising free college as part of his campaign and growing national student loan debt, I feel it's a good question to ask. So, is free college tuition possible in the US? Is Free College Tuition Possible Anywhere? It's not just possible - it's already a reality. Yes, many countries offer it today.…

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How to Become a Blogger

Hey there! Now that I have been blogging for a little while, I thought I would let you know how to become a blogger. The fact is that blogging is a lot of work - and it can be TOUGH if you don't know what you're doing. Domain names? Self-hosted? What does this all mean!? ...especially if you're brand new to blogging - these terms can seem overwhelming. At least at first. But I promise:…

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