Welcome to Thinking Thrifty. Looking to make money, save money, manage money and earn financial freedom? You’ve come to the right place!
My name is David and welcome to Thinking Thrifty.
Back in late 2015 I was asked to vacate my apartment by my landlord as he was selling up, the second landlord in succession to do this to me just as I had got settled.
I decided enough was enough. It was their property and they could choose to do what they liked with it, but, it was time to save for my own place, time for me to be the boss of my own destiny.
And with that, Thinking Thrifty was born!
I would dedicate myself to being as frugal as possible and save as much as much money as I physically could towards a deposit on my own house.
I started the £5,000 Saving Challenge in January, setting myself the challenge of finding a multitude of ways to save money and make money that could be saved away towards my end goal.
I hope to inspire others to try out my methods along the way to help achieve their own personal goals, whether it be saving for a mortgage like myself, a wedding, holidays, tackling debt or just looking to stop wasting money.
I myself have been inspired by other money saving frugal bloggers who are living on the breadline.
I’m lucky enough to say this is not the case for me. I simply waste a lot of money that could have otherwise been saved.
This year is the year that things change, the time of throwing money away is over!
Follow me on my journey towards financial freedom. And as ever if you ever have any tips you would like to share, or even guest blog about, I’d love to hear from you!
David – Thinking Thrifty Winner of Best New Blog at the 2016 SHOMO Awards
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He is also a contributor to Clear Debt, ICOUNT Money and M1 Debt Advice blogs discussing all things personal finance.