As is the theme, we talk about frugality a fair bit on this blog. So what of the opposite end of the spectrum? What does it really mean to be “rich” in modern society? Is this something we should all aspire to?Continue reading “What does it mean to be “rich”?”
Mrs Fox and I have finally bought our first house and with a great garden comes great responsibility. We’ve taken on the challenge to increase the local biodiversity and improve our own sustainability whilst decreasing our contribution to global climate change. A compost bin and a push powered lawn mower might just save the world.Continue reading “Why I switched to a manual lawn mower”
Yesterday saw the Stadia Connect event hosted by Google and with it came a big shake-up to the world of 4K HD gaming. The Stadia streaming service looks to be a serious contender against the likes of Microsoft and Sony. Could this new platform transform the way the world plays games? More importantly, can it provide the same level of entertainment for any difference in cost?Continue reading “Google Stadia: The most frugal AAA gaming solution?”
This quote is fascinating to me. I heard it whilst watching a “day in the life” fly-on-the-wall style vlog that was following how some millennials choose to spend their hard earned cash and lines of credit.Continue reading ““I care more about the quality of my life than the quality of my bank accounts””
I’ve found that people tend to have a marmite approach to credit cards: they seemingly love them, or they hate them. I’d like to consider the ups and downs of credit cards and hopefully sway some of the skeptics.Continue reading “Curing the fear of credit cards”
In the world of personal finance no theme knocks louder than that of the coveted emergency fund. Heck, it even features in my own rhetoric on this very blog.
Yet, I’m still not convinced it is the best way to do things for long. It is, at best, a temporary fix and a better solution exists.Continue reading “Who needs an “Emergency Fund” anyways?”