Frugal Living Archive

Living frugally may not seem like it’s related to prepping at all, but it goes hand-in-hand with a preparedness lifestyle. First, you’ll learn valuable skills as you begin living more simply, and in a long-term emergency, these skills can be very handy. Secondly, you can use some of that money you save being thrifty to purchase essential preps.

First, when you make the change to a more frugal lifestyle, you’ll spend more time developing skills. You’ll learn to DIY, to repair things instead of replacing them, and to grow or create your own version of many products that most folks buy at the store. Not only will this save you money now, but in a long-term emergency, these skills will be very handy – possibly even life-saving in some situations.

Secondly, we all know that prepping can be an expensive endeavor sometimes. (Don’t worry – we’ll show you as many thrifty shortcuts as we can!)  When you live a more frugal lifestyle, you can use some of that money you save being thrifty to purchase essential preps.

Here’s a list of frugal living articles that may help you on your journey to preparedness.

Cheap by Choice: When Frugality Means Freedom

12 Ways to Radically Reduce Your Expenses

30 Frugal Living Tips: Small Changes That Result in Big Savings

The 10 Daily Habits of Frugal People

Creating a Budget is Easy….Sticking to It Is the Hard Part

Can You Reduce Any of These 10 Fixed Expenses?

Unexpected Ways Savvy Preppers Can Use Living Social and Groupon

Volunteer Work: A Super-Smart Frugal Strategy

The Economy of Staying Home

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Making Cleaning Products That Won’t Kill You

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Productive Hobbies

20 Signs That You Might Be a Cheapskate (Just for Fun)

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