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Making Friends as a Frugal Adult

Here’s a dirty little secret: making friends as an adult is hard. Sure, you’re all grown up and comfortable with your life and who you are. That should make people flock to you, right? How many times have we heard that confidence is attractive?

I moved to a new city as a 23 year old, and the hardest thing I had to do was make friends. Getting an apartment, getting a job, learning how to navigate the professional world – all of these things were pieces of cake compared to walking up to another adult and trying to convince them they should hang out with me.

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4 Free Ways to Get Fit For Summer

I am a lifelong athlete. From soccer in elementary school to playing lacrosse throughout college, I have been a jock my entire life. I ran a half marathon my sophomore year of college. I used to lift weights 3 times a week. I’ve worked out in state of the art gyms and in front of my TV in my living room. From timed miles to yoga classes to water aerobics sessions, I’ve truly experienced a multitude of ways to work out.

So trust me when I tell you a dirty little secret: you don’t need a fancy gym membership to get a great work out in. I currently have no gym membership, and spring is too beautiful a time to be stuck working out inside from a video. There are lots of free ways to get fit.

How am I getting my sweat on for the low low price of totally free?

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4 Ways to Throw a Fun and Cheap Memorial Day Party

Memorial Day is one of my favorite holidays. Half the time I forget it’s even a holiday, and am pleasantly surprised by all the grilling and drinking that starts up at my house.

As the official beginning to summer, it’s appropriate to have a little get together to celebrate! Take your day off and spend it with some friends and hopefully some sunshine. Here are 4 ways to throw a fun and cheap Memorial Day party to help you keep your budget on track.

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10 Fun and Frugal Ways to Enjoy Spring

After what seems like endless amounts of snow storms, Spring is finally here! That means getting outside, enjoying the warmer weather, and experiencing longer days.

However, since you’re a savvy shopper and know the importance of saving, you probably want to enjoy Spring by spending as little as possible.

Don’t you worry – we have 10 fun and frugal ways to enjoy Spring right here!

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3 Cool Activities To Do on the Cheap

You know who’s super cool? You. You totally are! And you do super cool things. In fact, you do super cool things in a super cool way: you do them cheaply.

Hats off to you buddy. You’re an inspiration to us all! I know that I’m constantly looking for ways I can save money on incredible experiences. How can I travel abroad and not pay out the wa-zoo? How can I see my favorite band and not get shafted on the ticket price?

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4 Frugal Ways to Hang Out With Your Friends

Sometimes when you’re really dedicated to being financially responsible (also known as ‘a real person’ or an ‘adult’), it seems like you have to choose between your finances and your friends. Going out in it’s traditional sense, like dinner or brunch, drinks or a movie, gets expensive really quickly. And so the choice seems to be between hanging out with your friends and spending money, or saving money but being a hermit.

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