The economics of your dishwasher

I was on Canadian Money Forum the other day and this thread that would not normally catch my attention, well, caught my eye: Dishwasher detergent, cost per wash The thread went on to describe or at least try and quantify…
Frugal People Dos and Don’ts

Frugal folks aren’t necessarily cheap but they do watch what they spend and where they spend their money. “Frugal” from Latin frugalis; from frugi ‘economical, thrifty’; from frux, frug, ‘fruit’. Here are some key things I’ve noticed about frugal people:…
Balancing frugality and fun

As a member of the financial blogging community, I respect the financial advice freely offered by many bloggers and financial experts.  Where I struggle with some financial articles, maybe some I have written in the past(?), is reading about saving…