Welcome to the 249th edition of the Festival of Frugality. This is my first time hosting this particular festival, which is designed to highlight personal finance articles that encourage frugality. I’ve chosen the fifteen articles below as this week’s best articles.
As you read through the articles, think about all of the times you’ve been the ‘weary’ traveler. It sure seems that there are more and more things designed to make traveling less fun and certainly less frugal. Still, there are ways to combat travel weariness, and I’ve highlighted just a few within the article.
Onto the articles!
Donna Freedman presents If life is the currency, I’m already rich. posted at Surviving and Thriving.
Airline fees are the most talked about charge added to traveling in years. Pack lightly, and even consider shipping your bags to your destination beforehand as a possible money saving option.
Squirrelers presents Squirreling Gone Wild #14 – The Frugal Flower Bandits posted at Squirrelers.
Companies change the rules all the time. From flights delayed or canceled to car reservations that end up not having a car available, things can change. Prepare by printing out all of your agreement information and keeping it with you, and always have a backup option planned out as a ‘just in case’ to reduce the impact of potential changes.
John presents How Much Money Can a 15 Year Home Loan Refinance Save You? posted at Passive Family Income.
vh presents Managing a Variable Income: A bouquet of bank accounts posted at Funny about Money.
I appreciate you taking the time to check out this week’s carnival and hope you found at least one or two frugal tips or thoughts. Next week’s edition of the Festival of Frugality will be hosted by Before You Invest, so get your articles submitted to be included!