Cut Expenses by $8,000 + Per Year – Share Economies

Cut Expenses by $8,000 + Per Year – Share Economies

It’s been 2 full years since we sold our car. Last year, I shared our experience of how got rid of our car and cut our expenses. In this article, I’d like to share some actual dollar amounts over these past 2 years without a car. First, I must say, we LOVE...
Save Thousands! Zero Waste Budget | Before & After

Save Thousands! Zero Waste Budget | Before & After

Downsizing, minimalism and zero waste have dramatically affected our household budget. We handle, process and tidy less which means we have more time. There’s less shopping because we need and maintain less. We’re better at using what we have more...
Booking Flights Abroad | Don’t pay in USD Dollars

Booking Flights Abroad | Don’t pay in USD Dollars

Savvy travelers already know that you’ll pay a premium if you pay with US Dollars (USD) when traveling abroad. If you haven’t experienced this yourself, you eventually will when you buy something from a local, international merchant. At check out, they may...
Sharing Economy | Car Free and Care Free

Sharing Economy | Car Free and Care Free

After 5 years of dreaming about about not owning car, we finally sold our car. It was exciting and slightly unnerving as we had been car owners since age 16. The timing felt right to sell our car. The sharing economy became a proven business model giving us ride...
Shop Smarter and Save Time and Money

Shop Smarter and Save Time and Money

We live a simpler life, create much less waste and are loads happier because of it. Here’s our success story of how we began to shop smarter, take back our time and spend 40% less of our income on food and household items. In August 2013, I made a decision to...