Life Hack Money Saver | Home Exchange

We watched The Holiday about house swapping several years ago and were inspired by the awesome way to travel in a more authentic way. It's like a dating service for your house (and really yourselves). You can score a low cost vacation and explore a more authentic traveling experience by using any of the number of …

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Life Hack Money Saver | A Love Story for Libby

As a self-proclaimed bibliophile,  I am a familiar face at libraries, garage sales, and thrift stores in search of the next great read. Friends are always passing along their books cast-offs and I devour them quickly. I love the smell of books and the tactile feeling of turning the pages. Until 2018, I never really …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Our $2,400 Weekend

Most of Mr. Moe's fond memories from childhood are somehow intertwined with a bicycle ride playing a supporting role. And, he's been ogling the idea of a real bike for more than a few years. His ogling included researching them to death and planning with his brother-in-law a few weekend rides when we come out …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Yoga – Studio vs. App

For 2018, one of my many resolutions is to try something new in my physical fitness routine. I was badly needing to shake things up and incorporate some strength training to keep myself strong in the (hopeful) many decades ahead of me.  Despite years of running (or really run/walk/jogging while gasping for air) I realized …

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Life Hack Money Saving | Recognizing Cheap vs. Frugal

We are in need of a major lifestyle shift to save enough to retire early and pursue our dream.  It'll take tightening our belts more than a little bit, but where is the line between being frugal and being a cheapskate? We are looking to live a life of more frugality, but not cheapness. Some …

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