Your Car Probably Doesn’t Need as Much Maintenance as You Think

Your car definitely needs maintenance — but it doesn’t need as much of it as you’re being told it does. I didn’t used to think about routine maintenance a whole lot. For most of my driving life, I drove older, second- to third-hand vehicles and did maintenance myself when I could. My rule of thumb … Read moreYour Car Probably Doesn’t Need as Much Maintenance as You Think

Questions About CSAs, Tires, 401(k)s, Allowances, and More!

v SUBTITLE – Reader Mailbag What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. What to unplug while traveling 2. CSA plan worth it? 3. Struggling in expensive metro 4. Moving emergency … Read moreQuestions About CSAs, Tires, 401(k)s, Allowances, and More!

Want That $10,000 Grant to Move to Vermont? How to Convince Your Employer to Let You Work Remotely

The governor of Vermont recently signed a headline-grabbing bill into law that provides $10,000 to people willing to relocate to the Green Mountain State and work remotely for an out-of-state employer. Known as the Remote Worker Grant Program, the measure takes effect Jan. 1, 2019. The $10,000 grant can be used to cover the costs … Read moreWant That $10,000 Grant to Move to Vermont? How to Convince Your Employer to Let You Work Remotely

Rethinking These Eight ‘Normal’ Behaviors Can Save You More Than $100,000

Growing up, it often felt like other kids were doing fun stuff I wasn’t allowed to – whether they were getting treats from the ice cream truck, the latest pair of Nikes, a ride on the go-karts, or the chance to climb something exciting (and definitely dangerous). Any protests to my parents were, of course, … Read moreRethinking These Eight ‘Normal’ Behaviors Can Save You More Than $100,000

A Look at My 11 Frugal Hobbies and Whether They’re a Good Fit for You

One of my most recent interests has been time tracking. I’ve been enjoying tracking my time use as accurately as possible using Toggl and looking at the data that’s produced from doing that over a period of time. One of the big things I’ve discovered in this process is that I actually have a fair … Read moreA Look at My 11 Frugal Hobbies and Whether They’re a Good Fit for You