Frugal Challenge: Setting the challenge

"I cant believe food costs money" - Megan Boyle Its no secret that Mr Fire and I like our food, we also spend a fair bit of money on it too. After one of our hour long countryside walks we decided to set ourselves a challenge. What if we could eat well and save a …

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Learning to build a FIRE: Beginners Guide to Financial planning

"He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all" --Eleanor Roosevelt This post is long overdue for me in my opinion. How can I possibly work towards FIRE when all the details are scattered throughout my very busy brain? I never really knew much …

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How to Save Money: Cutting down on household expenses

"Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don't want..to impress people that they don't like" --Will Rogers Do you remember my Income and Expense report from the beginning of this month? I do and in fact I feel like it has burnt a hole in my brain. Its really made me question …

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How to Save Money: How to build an Emergency Fund

"You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you" --Dave Ramsey I've found recently that whilst knowledge may be power, its also pretty darn scary! After literally hours and hours of searching the internet on all things finance, its seems the universe (well Google) is trying to tell …

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