The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
How to Save Money When You Hate Budgeting (Ep. 277)
1 hour 9 minutes Posted Oct 7, 2019 at 4:00 am.
Introduction
Eating and drinking simply
Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)
Paying attention to your subscriptions and memberships
Measuring how much you're spending
Waiting 30 days before deciding to make a big purchase
Don't immediately invest too much into a new hobby
Anecdotes and banter
Conclusion
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Show notes
Budgeting isn't very fun, but that doesn't mean you have to give up on saving money. Here are a few ways to keep your bank account happy without a budget.
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Things mentioned in this episode:
How to Budget Your Money Without Cutting Coffee (Ep. 174)
A Crash Course on How to Start Investing (Even If You’re in Debt) (Ep. 168)
When to Invest in New Gear (Ep. 276)
5 Questions: Keeping Track of Bills, Coasting, and Moving to a New City (Ep. 275)
Thomas' budget modeler
Listen Money Matters
Jamie Oliver's Knife Skills videon on YouTube
Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain
Suitsupply
LivingBobby's Living on $1 a day in New York City video on YouTube
Nathaniel Drew's I Ate For $1 a Day in Mexico City video on YouTube
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