6 Ways Anxiety Makes Life Difficult

Anxiety is a complicated subject, to say the least. While I am not a psychologist by any stretch of the imagination, I speak from experience. That's because anxiety is something that affects me personally. And by that, I mean it is a daily struggle. That may not be obvious because I tend to be pretty outgoing online, but that is far from the whole story. I have mentioned it on Twitter at least a few…

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Net worth Report: Better Than Broke, and Still Improving

If you were hoping this would be a post where I wouldn't feel the need to mention my student loans, you are mistaken. After all, net worth is calculated by subtracting what is owed from what is owned. Hence, you could have $1 million in assets, but if you have $1.5 million worth of debt, of course, you still have a negative worth. Despite my frugal ways, I've had a negative net worth for most…

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The Versatile Blogger Award

Hey all. I have the distinct pleasure of bringing you a very special post this evening. I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Edel. Thank you so much Edel! Edel’s blog can be found here. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Be sure to check her out and follow! Update: I was also nominated by Lauren of Bustin Out Beauty! Thank you, Lauren! Be sure to Follow Lauren on Twitter,…

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5 Ways My Relationship with Money Has Changed

I'd like to talk about some of the ways my relationship with money has changed. Each one of us could potentially have a vastly different relationship with money, depending on a lot of different factors. Money is a funny thing, actually. Unless you are completely self-sufficient and can produce everything you use and consume, you probably need money. That is money at its most basic level; a medium of exchange. If you want something, you…

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2018 Liebster Award Nomination

Hello all! Today I have a very special post for you. I'm excited as I am honored to have been nominated for this award twice! What is the Liebster award? The Liebster Award is an entirely community-driven award intended to recognize new bloggers. Mostly it is a nice way to grow our audiences, while at the same letting you get to know us better. I was nominated by two totally awesome blogs: Tyler Belle is a lifestyle blog by…

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Why the Grass Isn’t Always Greener

I've decided to be a bit more philosophical with this post. As such, it won't be formulaic at all. But this particular lesson can have very strong implications when it comes to personal finance. After all, where we live (and the cost of moving) can have a major impact on our finances. Most of us have heard the phrase "the grass isn't always greener on the other side." but how often do we think about…

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Hello and Welcome!

Hey there! Welcome to The Frugal Fellow - a brand-new blog about personal finance. Why personal finance? To answer this question, let me give you a little bit of background on myself and how I completely squashed my student loans just shy of my 30th birthday. When I was younger, I certainly was not thinking for the long term - much like many Americans. In fact, most Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. Biting…

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