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  • How (and How Not) to Buy a House

    How (and How Not) to Buy a House

    Little MM tests out the public park that will be our new back yard. Well, it's official: The Mustache Family is buying a new house. We're pretty excited, as this is a chance to put many of... Continue Reading

  • Wealth Advice that Should Be Obvious

    Wealth Advice that Should Be Obvious

    We have been having a lot of fun around here, and thus straying into topics that are only loosely related to building financial freedom. These lessons can be handy, since getting rich is only the first baby step in living a... Continue Reading

  • What if Everyone Became Frugal?

    What if Everyone Became Frugal?

    In the ongoing debate over early retirement, frugality, investing, and simple living, one point is often brought up by our detractors. It usually goes something like this: Well, maybe spending less and investing more works for you, but if everybody did... Continue Reading

  • The True Cost of Commuting

    The True Cost of Commuting

     It was a beautiful evening in my neighborhood, and I was enjoying one of my giant homebrews on a deck chair I had placed in the middle of the street, as part of a nearby block's Annual Street Party. I was... Continue Reading

  • Killing your $1000 Grocery Bill

    Killing your $1000 Grocery Bill

    A few years ago, I was at a party eating some amazing food at the potluck buffet. In my area, there seems to be a friendly competition among the 25-40 crowd of trying to out-chef each other. It's a contest I... Continue Reading

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MMM Challenge: Can You go Car-Free This Weekend?

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There’s a subtle yet powerful difference between the Standard Consumer, who manages to spend all of his income regardless of how much is coming in, and the Mustachian for whom saving is an effortless activity. For the first type of person, saving money means deprivation, struggle, and painful budgets. For the second, saving consists of living…
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