It occurred to me one day recently that I am starting to receive a significant amount of traffic to this site via search engines, and one of the search terms that commonly leads people to my site is “passive income.” One day a couple weeks ago I received traffic from a person or persons who […]READ MORE >>
5 Basic Steps to Increase Your Net Worth
A few years ago we here at Casa Frugal began taking charge of our money when we started calculating our net worth on a quarterly basis. Knowing our numbers in this area has seriously helped our financial game! Based on our experience, I am a BIG believer that even if you are drowning in a sea […]READ MORE >>
How to Harness the Power of Compound Interest
Thanks to Shannon at The Heavy Purse for inviting me to be a part of the Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival! Financial Literacy is an incredibly important topic and I feel honored to be a part of this event. Thanks so much Shannon! And now read on to hear about my biggest money “a-ha moment.” Like […]READ MORE >>
How to Save for Retirement the Awesomely Strange Way
Several years ago I was working at my first ever real job. I’d had a million small jobs in high school and college, but this was my first job after I finished school and was out in the world ready to make money. This was my first job in my chosen field. Up until then […]READ MORE >>
Should You or I Want to Be Self-Employed?
As many who’ve been reading this blog for a while know, my hubby and I are pretty much majorly lusting after the elusive dream of financial independence. We want to be financially independent so badly that we can taste it. After spending years in school, we are now both working in jobs that we trained […]READ MORE >>
Pay Yourself First- In More Ways Than One!
Many of you are familiar with the concept of paying yourself first. For those who may not be familiar, the traditional definition of paying yourself first is the idea that of all the bills that you are required to pay every month, the FIRST “bill” you should pay is to yourself. In other words, you […]READ MORE >>
How to Increase Your Net Worth Automatically
Legions of personal finance writers have written about the importance of automating your savings in order to save automatically. You know, without you actually having to log in to your bank account or write a check to do it. The big benefit of making your savings automatic is that it happens monthly or weekly or […]READ MORE >>