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Sustainable living – for your wallet. Whatever your goals – building a nest egg, saving for retirement or traveling the world – knowing how to budget, save money, and be frugal will help you get there.

Sustainability for the Wallet

Everyone is using the term ‘sustainability’ these days – heck, even I’m doing it! I’ve traded the word ‘frugal‘ for sustainability. Why? Too many people think of ‘frugal’ as cheap […]

Frugal Travel San Francisco

With the spring and summer travel season fast approaching, it’s time to think about booking airline tickets. Air travel is expensive – especially for families when you have to purchase […]

How to save money wisely Go Gingham

Saving money wisely is not rocket science. It’s smart and wise but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. It’s not – otherwise everyone would be doing it. If you think about […]

Go Gingham: Save more, spend less

Do you ever read an article and think to yourself, “My thoughts exactly.” That’s what happened when I read this article from U.S. News & World Report. It’s about developing […]

Why Frugal Living Matters

It’s tough trying to help people see the value in frugal living. People mostly think of it as deprivation. Or that there’s sacrifice involved. We’re all trying to improve our […]

Buying organic veggies from Go Gingham Stylishly Frugal Living

Frugal living is usually equated with coupon clipping. People often ask about my ‘extreme couponing techniques.’ Truth is: I don’t have any. I’m not a coupon user because I don’t […]

Smart and Simple Back to School

According to The Wall Street Journal, parents can plan to spend around $700 on back to school costs this year. Ouch! To make matters worse, evidently kids are “demanding” cell […]

Spend less and enjoy more from Go Gingham

After one of our meetings to review our household spending over the previous months, Brad and I always end the discussion with this burning question, “How can we reduce our […]