Living a Vagabond Life

Whether I have wanted to or not (NOT), I have been living a vagabond-type lifestyle for awhile now. While I was out of the country last year, my house fell apart, and was removed from the property. So, technically, I am homeless, but not without a place to stay. I have stayed with friends some,…

Frugal Living

Image courtesy of lkunl / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Living frugally has been my way of life pretty much my whole life. It has surprised me that living frugally has become popular in recent years. My (now adult) children have described me as a “skinflint” — which I usually felt was a compliment! Living frugally is a lifestyle…

Financial Freedom

Image courtesy of imagerymajestic / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Wow — what does “Financial Freedom” mean?  Does it mean I am independently wealthy?  That I never need to work again?  What, exactly, does it mean, and is it something I can — or want to — aim for? To me, financial freedom means being debt-free, and being able to…