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A custom debt-reduction budget that fits your own family’s size, needs, etc., is crucial to debt reduction success.

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Why You Can’t Save Money on Groceries

January 26, 2015 – 5:00 am | 58 Comments

7259669024_61fc5a98f6_zHey friends!  This post is a part of a terrific new series that Kayla from Shoeaholic No More is putting together in order to help people save money on groceries.  The group involved in this series has a heart to help readers slash their grocery bills.  There are many components to teaching people to lower their bills.  Income is a factor, as is accessibility to stores, along with the problem of varying prices on products from area to area.  Together, we’re working to teach people what they can do, given their individual situations, to cut their grocery bills while still eating healthy.  Read the full story »

What Do You Want to Know About Feeding Your Family for Less?

January 20, 2015 – 11:23 am | 42 Comments
What Do You Want to Know About Feeding Your Family for Less?

That’s the question we need you to answer.  Or, more aptly put, what hurdles do you encounter when you try and reduce your grocery/eating out budget?
The Frugal Farmer team is working on putting a book …

5 Reasons I’m Choosing to Stay Out of Debt

January 19, 2015 – 6:00 am | 35 Comments

Happy Monday, Frugal Farmer friends!  Today we welcome our friend Sarah, from over at The Frugal Millionaire.  Sarah’s going to share with us today her top reasons for avoiding credit card debt. Welcome, Sarah!
A little …

6 Lies That Broke People Believe

January 15, 2015 – 8:28 am | 75 Comments
6 Lies That Broke People Believe

I grew up poor.  Really poor.  Without the help of the welfare system, our income for EVERYTHING after the mortgage payment would’ve been $50 a month for my mom to raise 3 kids on.  Being …

What is Your 2015 Homesteading Plan?

January 12, 2015 – 7:19 am | 44 Comments
What is Your 2015 Homesteading Plan?

So, you want to be a homesteader, or you are a homesteader: what is your 2015 homesteading plan?  Today we’ll talk about how, if homesteading is a goal of yours, you can determine a plan …

How We’ll Accomplish Goals That We Failed At Last Year

January 8, 2015 – 7:33 am | 39 Comments

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that we failed in 2014 to accomplish goals we set in terms of debt payoff.  Although we, in total, spent less than we did last year, we didn’t …

4 Debt Payoff Mistakes We Made Last Year

January 5, 2015 – 7:53 am | 72 Comments

As I mentioned in our 2015 goals post, we didn’t put as much money toward paying off debt in 2014 as we would’ve liked to, and I’ve diagnosed 4 debt payoff mistakes that hindered us …

2015 Goals for The Frugal Farmer Family

January 2, 2015 – 6:41 am | 65 Comments
2015 Goals for The Frugal Farmer Family

It’s been an interesting year here goal-wise for the Frugal Farmer family.  We did well in some areas, crappy in others.  In my true over-analyzation style, I’ve been spending the last couple of weeks assessing …

How We Fed Our Family for $200 This Month

December 31, 2014 – 7:46 am | 58 Comments

Well, almost $200.  $215.48 to be exact.  But that was only because of the anarchy that ensued after we ran out of milk and fresh fruit about half way through the month.
You might remember …

2014 Goals Final Update

December 29, 2014 – 7:36 am | 65 Comments

Hey, friends!  It’s time to close the books for the 2014 year, and update you on how we did for our 2014 goals.  Some wins, and some losses, is the summary.  Later on in the …

We Truly Do Wish You a Very, Merry Christmas

December 24, 2014 – 7:44 am | 36 Comments

We in The Frugal Farmer family wish you the most merry of Christmases.  Most of all, however, we want you to know how very, very much God loves you.  Just as you are.  And He …