Frugal February Update No. 2

It’s near the end of the month and end of the Frugal February challenge. The last couple of weeks were less frugal as Mr Piggybanks and I celebrated Valentine’s day and an anniversary however still a few frugal wins to add to the list. Unsubscribed from retailers and brands on Instagram that I no longer…

Frugal February Update No.1

At the beginning of February, I joined the Frugal February challenge to consciously reduce costs for one month. We’re halfway through the month, with a couple of months to go and so far the savings are already accumulating. We’ve just started a third lockdown here in Melbourne so with non-essential businesses shut for at least…

Frugal February: A one-month long frugality challenge to detox the wallet

This month I’ve joined one of my favourite personal finance bloggers, Canna Campbell, in her annual ‘Frugal February’ challenge. It’s a post-holiday season, start of a new year frugality challenge to intentionally try to find creative ways to reduce existing lifestyle expenses by finding substitutes or maximising benefits and rewards to counter costs. I’ve attempted…