Mar 10, 2017
Sometimes people tell me:
“Philip, it’s all fine for you, but you can’t do this stuff with a
family and car based culture”. That makes a lot of sense to me: in
many ways, being a single, young person is the easiest way to keep
costs on the low end.
That is why I was very happy to ask Nicola, a listener who called...
Mar 5, 2017
Imagine that you have a magic marker. It looks like the usual whiteboard companion, but it has secret that only you know about. You see, with this marker, you can go into any store, pick any item off the shelf, and write your own price on it. And when you go to the checkout, they accept your price, no matter what it is,...
Jan 18, 2017
I've started releasing guest appearances I've made on other podcasts. The first one is an interview with Joshua Sheats on Radical Personal Finance about hitchhiking and budget travel in general. I share my experiences and we both go in depth on tactics around hitchhiking, housing, transport and...
Dec 30, 2016
Frugality and high-quality products are not antithetical - you just have to own classics.
Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-20-own-classics.html
Dec 28, 2016
Self-imposed constraints (a.k.a challenges) can be a great tool for accelerating your frugality, building your self-esteem, and having fun at the same time.
Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-18-join-a-challeng.html
A more detailed discussion of the ERE philosophy at http://valiantgrowth.com/e30