As I begin this journey of frugal living I have had a lot of people ask me what that means. Frugal living can mean many different things to different people.
To me the word frugal is about being logical with finances, it is not about being cheap.
It is knowing my income and my debts and finding the best way to pay those debts off as fast as possible.During this process, I will be evaluating my values and be making lifestyle changes. Yes, I will be cutting corners but I will not be missing out on the things that really matter to me. I will be prioritizing my life and my finances. Come along with my and I’ll show you how…
For the past month (June) I have been tracking my expenses and examining my wants vs needs. I have been gauging a pretty good budget for my lifestyle needs through this budgeting process. I plan on finishing out July by tracking the expenses and being a bit more mindful of my spending. I have been using these quotes to stop impulse buying. this tactic has been really helping me determine my wants and needs.
Next month I plan on setting a budget and trying to stick to it for the first time! I plan on posting about this experience and the tricks I use to get through it.
Do you have any tips you think I should be using? Comment below and let me know!