Money Saving Monday: October 27

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October is nearly over, which of course means that Halloween is only days away! Check out US News Money’s Frugal Shopper blog, which has tons of great ideas and tips to save money during the spooky holiday (including a few from our own CEO Jon Lal!). On to this week's money-saving articles: In tech news, ... Read moreMoney Saving Monday: October 27

Money Saving Monday: June 30

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Happy Money Saving Monday! Today is the last day of June: we’re halfway through 2014. How are you doing with your financial goals? Refocus and get motivated to save with these tips from trusted news sources: Jacksonville Business Journal advises saving money during the week in case you’re traveling for Independence Day – and this ... Read moreMoney Saving Monday: June 30

Frugal Weekend Activities: Tips from our Twitter Chat

On Friday,2/24 we held a Twitter chat called  #FrugalChat to discuss free and low-cost weekend activities. There were many great pieces of advice exchanged during the chat. Here is a summary: Some of our chatters, like @LLLSummer, spend more on weekends due to going out more while other, like @scg003twitparty spend more during the week ... Read moreFrugal Weekend Activities: Tips from our Twitter Chat

Interview with J.D. Roth from Get Rich Slowly


Recently, the team at BeFrugal interviewed J.D. Roth, a personal finance blogger and author. At his blog Get Rich Slowly" J.D. shares stories about debt elimination, saving money, and practical investing. J.D.'s blog emerged from his own experiences with debt. After reading a handful of personal finance books to help himself resolve his money problems, he wrote an article called "Get Rich Slowly" and published it on his personal blog. His article received a great deal of positive feedback, and J.D. soon realized that there are a lot of people out there searching for practical personal finance advice.

Interview with Leah Ingram from


Recently the team at BeFrugal interviewed the life-style and frugal living expert Leah Ingram. She offers weekly tips about saving money and living frugally on her blog Suddenly Frugal, and she is the author of a new book Suddenly Frugal: How to Live Happier and Healthier for Less. Although raised by a very frugal mother, Leah's own path towards frugality truly began in the early 2000s, when through a series of home equity loans and good intentions, she and her husband realized that their family was living beyond their means. To address this problem, they made the decision to sell their home and start anew.