TFF’s Frugal Roundup: Week Two

So...ahem. I meant to do this last week, but it kind of slipped my mind. In addition, I'm leaving for Europe in a few days, and I may not keep up with roundups while I'm gone. After all, I'm trying to limit this to posts that have actually been released that same week. Granted, much of this will be "evergreen" content, meaning i will be relevant indefinitely. Still, I figure it's better if it is…

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I Quit My Job Because My Sanity is More Important Than Money

It was 10 a.m. on a Tuesday morning. Just an ordinary morning in late February; the weather was nice, albeit gloomy.I walked into a conference room where my manager waited. This meeting was a weekly "checkpoint" where we would review a performance improvement plan.I walked into the room knowing this meeting would not be necessary that day. Why not? Because by the time I left that room, I would have resigned my position.If you want…

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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…

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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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