5 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

This week has been surprisingly costly but mainly because of groceries which is usually my most frugal area. I had some great perks this week like a free 1-hour facial from Lancome and money back from health insurance claims. FIVE FRUGAL WINS! I had a free 1-hour facial from Lancome during my lunch break on…

8 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

This week had so many frugal wins! I’ve been in super decluttering and minimising mode so have make some extra pennies from selling old clothes and received my biggest dividend paycheque to date!   EIGHT FRUGAL WINS! I received dividends from Vanguard ETF. I reinvested them and increased my shareholding by 2 shares. Sold 3…

6 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

Want to hear weekly frugal wins and fails? Follow at the bottom of the page!   This week started to show signs of the progress I’ve made decluttering my possessions before my Sydney to Melbourne relocation in 12 weeks time. While it’s painful posting individual items online to sell, I started to see immediate benefits…

7 Frugal Wins and 1 Frugal Fail

This week was my long weekend mini-vacation to Melbourne – the Hipster Capital of Australia – to spend time with my close friend and see the Christian Dior 70 Year Anniversary exhibition. While the trip was never intended to be a frugal trip, I still managed to sneak in some frugal wins!   SEVEN FRUGAL…

September Net Worth & Spending: -$2,621 NW

Like the monthly net worth updates? Follow The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! Ohhh my what an unexpectedly SPENDY month! Unfortunately it was all me. Every single dollar spent was by me. While it was very spendy, I made some big achievements including decluttering and writing a record 11 posts in a month…

4 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

Like the blog? Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page!   I went a bit wild this week with spending. I bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner, new shoes, new clothes, a book and also travelling to Melbourne soon for a weekend getaway. Even though I’m very happy with all my purchases,…

5 Frugal Wins and 1 Frugal Fail

Don’t get FOMO! Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! This week has been a big improvement on previous weeks. As I’ve recovered from the flu, my convenience spending and frugal fails has decreased!   FOUR FRUGAL WINS! Had breakfast at work everyday and brought lunch to work 4 days this…

5 Frugal Wins and 3 Frugal Fails

Don’t get FOMO! Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~   FIVE FRUGAL WINS! I’ve starting cooking fresh seasonal meals multiple times a week (yes this also means going grocery shopping many, many times a week as well). This is a frugal win because I’ve noticed that the cost of…

Five Things I Don’t Waste My Money On Anymore

Like the blog? Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~ As I inch my way towards financial security (and soon financial independence!) I’ve noticed gradual changes in my spending habits which have positively affected my bank balance. My spending has become more intentional and things that don’t add value or…

3 Frugal Wins and 4 Frugal Fails

Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! You know you want to! ~~~~~~   THREE FRUGAL WINS! I made dinner at home everyday this week with leftovers and basic groceries. I saved money on cocktails and drinks this weekend for my birthday celebration as I’m down with the flu. Not so…

How to Radically Change Your Money Mindset and Build Wealth

Don’t get FOMO! Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~   As I’ve become better with managing money and more aware of my money mindset, I’ve become more observant to the differences in daily money habits and personality traits of successful, wealthy people compared to poor people.   Money is something…

August Net Worth & Spending: -$3,230 NW

Follow The Earnest Addiction by subscribing at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~ August has been a good and much calmer month than crazy July: I went on a long-weekend getaway for my birthday to Hobart (Tasmania) with Mr. Piggybanks, tried a scallop pie and smoked eel for the first time (Tasmanian specialities), changed jobs,…