I may soon be appearing as a paid speaker, presenting an hour long seminar for young business professionals on how to save money while keeping up appearances (basically). I’m going to make a PowerPoint slide using about forty of my most basic money-saving methods, then keep a running total of the progress in the upper right corner of the screen. It should be interesting.
A Guide To Creating A Minimalist Home My wife and I basically did this when we moved in. When family came to visit, they commented on the bare corners, almost acting surprised at them, but after touring the house, it all seems to fit. The only thing that’s cluttered is the pantry – and they’re supposed to be if you cook at home much. (@ zen habits)
The Simple Dollar Retro: The Long Trip: Five Ways To Save Money On A Multi-State Road Trip I’ve actually used this advice several times in the last couple months and I’ve saved quite a bit of money just by doing these simple things.