Minimalist Wallet Series Archive

  • When Does it Make Sense to Do-It-Yourself?

    Tweet We hear a lot about the importance of saving money and learning valuable skills by tackling projects around the house on our own. Do-it-yourself is becoming a popular way to get things done. However, it doesn’t always make sense to get involved in a […]

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  • Do You Have a Credit “False Alarm” Slowing You Down?

    Tweet While many of us don’t like the idea of being in debt, many of us still like the idea of using credit. In fact, I’m a huge fan of using credit. I like to earn and redeem credit rewards, and using specific credit cards […]

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  • How to Know if You’re Ready for a Home Loan

    Tweet I’ve got a home loan. At the time my husband and I bought our house, I wasn’t completely sure we were ready for it. However, we are doing just fine right now, with our home loan amounting to less than one-fifth our monthly income. […]

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  • Are You Protecting Your Stuff with Renters Insurance?

    Tweet It’s true that one of the tenets of minimalism is that you should be reducing the amount of stuff that you own. However, most of us own at least a few things, so it makes sense to ensure that they are protected. If you […]

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  • How to Decide How Much House to Buy

    How to Decide How Much House to Buy

    Tweet When my husband and I were first looking for a home almost seven years ago, we had an interesting choice to make. Should we get the biggest home possible? Or should we get something smaller? First of all, we ran the numbers using a […]

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