Frugal living is a lifestyle choice that many people have chosen to make. It can be difficult in some cases, but it's not impossible! The key to frugality is finding ways to cut costs without cutting out the things you enjoy doing. In this blog post, we will give you tips on how to live frugally in Australia.
Make your own laundry detergent – this will save you a lot of money and help the environment because it's not plastic.
Eat out less often
Put on savings for special occasions by eating out less often, limiting shopping trips to thrift stores or secondhand shops, and cutting back on items that are consumable like toiletries and paper products.
Buy in bulk
Buy in bulk to save money – be sure to purchase items that are consumable like toiletries, paper products or snacks.
Choose your job well
If you're looking for a job, start your search by applying for positions with flexible hours and work-from-home opportunities which will allow you more time at home and less on travel.
Reduce your subscription costs
Use services like Netflix or Hulu to watch movies and TV shows instead of going out for entertainment – this will save you money on dining, drinks, admission fees and transportation expenses.
Skip the takeaway coffees
Make your own coffee at home with a French press – it's cheaper than buying specialty coffee from the cafe down the street! A lot of people also like to add their own flavourings and syrups.
Get good at budgets
Figure out your monthly budget by listing all sources of income, all expenses and take a look at your spending habits.
Use this budget to create monthly goals which are both realistic and achievable – you may be surprised by how quickly it adds up!
Post up pictures of your dreams and aspirations. Your mind will subconsciously focus on the images as you go about your day.