Poverty Tourism – Is Frugality Really Just For the Rich?

The essence of “poverty tourism” is the sense that you’re just visiting a lower-income land. You’re taking a tour, dabbling in the local culture, sampling the food, but you can go back home to your high income whenever you want to. Today I look into recent controversy in the personal finance community, and talk about whether frugality is for the rich.

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Secondhand Kids Are The Best Kids

Even though my family earns a high income, I still like to get as much as possible for my kids through secondhand sources. Why? I’ve been a mother for fourteen years now, and can speak from experience how much better it is financially and for the environment. Where else but consignment shops can you pick up near-mint designer duds for kids for less than Walmart prices?

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My Fun and Frugal Halloween Philosophy – Crafts, Costumes, and Deals

Halloween can be a ton of fun without breaking the bank. Learn all about how the CMO clan does costumes, decorating, and fun activities for the holiday.

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