The FruGal wanted the glamorous lifestyle that so many of us crave. But as a personal finance writer, she watched and wrote so many sad stories of those who had made mistakes with their finances that she determined not to be another statistic. Here's her personal blog, filled with debt reduction ideas, frugal tips, and more.
Broke and Beautifulhttp://brokeandbeautiful.com/
Lindsay and Jen, two women with backgrounds in fashion editorials and consumerism, use high-fashion inspiration to help women create unique outfits without the haute couture price tag. Their blog encourages women to make the most of their fashion budget by finding high-quality clothing that is also affordable.
I've Paid For This Twice Alreadyhttp://www.paidtwice.com/
Written by a full-time mother, the I've Paid for this Twice Already blog, as its name suggests, focuses specifically on budgeting one's way out of credit card debt and using insider strategies to make it as manageable as possible. The blogger aims to teach readers how to budget every penny carefully, and achieve financial repayment goals.
Frugal Babe: A Rich Life Without a Lot of Moneyhttp://frugalbabe.com/
A great resource for women in their 20s and 30s, especially those with young families, Frugal Babe provides great saving, spending, and budgeting information for raising children, starting a business, and enjoying life's little luxuries. Many of her posts feature DIY project ideas.
Notes From the Frugal Trencheshttp://notesfromthefrugaltrenches.com/
Designed to help people transition from a lifestyle of free-spending to a frugal life of strict budgeting, Notes From the Frugal Trenches follows the blogger's personal journey in spending, debt, and saving. She also includes posts that are aimed at helping readers rehabilitate their lifestyle.
Money and Investinghttp://www.moneyandinvesting.net/
Of course, the primary focus of this blog is managing investments- real estate, stocks, and bonds- but he also offers sound tax advice. Additionally, he has a tool that helps potential home buyers learn how to save and budget for their first home purchase and prepare to manage mortgage payments.
You Have More Than You Thinkhttp://youhavemorethanyouthink.org/
Shawanda Greene promotes a life of extreme frugality in her blog by making selective choices and setting priorities, relevant to all ages, genders, and backgrounds. Her budgeting guides center around determining a monthly income and allocating it appropriately to help pay off debt, save money, and still enjoy the special luxuries we all know and love.