11 Simple Tips to Find Cheap Kindle Ebooks in 2020

Categories Frugality, Budget

I bought my Amazon Kindle more than six years ago. First, I purchased the original Kindle. A few years later, I bought the Kindle Paperwhite. I have been delighted with both. It is such a fantastic thing to travel with all my ebooks in my pocket and not have five or more heavy books in my luggage.

Over the years, I bought and read well over 120 books on my Kindle. At the time, I thought it was very cheap. And indeed, I was saving money compared to print books. I realize now that this may not have been the case.

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Frugal Living in Switzerland Interview 3 – Thomas Sparkojote

Categories Frugality, Switzerland

Recently, I have started a series where I interview people living frugally. People have really well received these articles. So I am going to try to keep them going!

Today, I am interview another frugal person living in Switzerland, Thomas “Sparkojote”. He is a young, 23 years old, blogger, living in Zurich, one of the most expensive cities in the world. And he is actually saving more than 80% of his income! This makes him the most frugal of the persons I have interviewed so far! It is incredible how little he is spending.

So here are the answers of Thomas to my frugal interview questions!

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How to Go Paperless in 2020? And why?

Categories Financial Independence, Frugality

Having lots of paper documents at home is a hassle. Who would not want to get rid of all this for a better solution?

I decided to become paperless with my administrative documents. It was a long work. But now that I am paperless, there are many advantages, and I would not want to go back. All my documents are available as electronic documents now. I have been able to throw away five big document binders!

I have used my phone as a scanner and uploaded all my documents to the cloud. Now my documents are accessible from anywhere. And they are safely stored in the cloud.

Find out how I became paperless for free in this post. And how you can do it too!

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Revolut in Switzerland – Free Top Up with Swiss IBAN

Categories Investing, Budget, Frugality

In the early days of Revolut, the biggest problem with this service was that they did not have a Swiss IBAN. Some good news just arrived for us!

Revolut now includes a Swiss IBAN when you want to top it up! It means you can now top up your Revolut account for free directly from your bank account. It is great since that was missing from the start on the Revolut account.

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Frugal Living in Switzerland Interview 2 – Mr. Road To Fire

Categories Frugality

Last month, I started my new interview series: Frugal Living in Switzerland. The first interview with Janet was very well received by my readers. In this series, I am interviewing people that manage to live frugally in Switzerland, one of the most expensive countries in the world.

Today, I am going to interview another frugal person living in Switzerland, Mr. Road To Fire. He is a young manager, saving more than 55% of his income! It is another great example of how you can live very frugally in Switzerland.

Without further ado, here are the answers of Mr. Road To Fire to my questions!
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All you need to know about Car Insurance in Switzerland

Categories Frugality, Switzerland

In Switzerland, you have to have some insurance for your car. But, the system is quite complicated, with many options. And the insurance dealers will not make car insurance easy for you.

There are several different levels of insurance for your car. And only one level is mandatory. And there are even some options that are useless. But insurance dealers will always try to make you take as many options as possible.

In this post, I am going to cover the details of the car insurance system in Switzerland. We are going to see the different levels of insurance and which one you should use. By the end of this article, you will know exactly what you need to pay for your car insurance.

And hopefully, you will be able to reduce your car insurance bills!

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10 Great Tips to Save Money when you Travel Abroad

Categories Frugality, Travel

It is excellent to travel abroad. You get to discover a new country and culture. However, traveling abroad can get expensive. So, if you plan on traveling abroad, you need to think of ways to save money. There are tips to save money when you travel abroad. You need to take advantage of them.

I want to talk about all the ways we have used to save money when we travel. And many of these tips can help you save a lot of money. And you will not need hours to apply them.

I am going to focus on things you can do when you travel abroad. But you can also use most of these tips when you travel to your own country.

Without further ado, let’s see 10 Tips to save money when you travel abroad!

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Fight Food Waste with Too Good To Go

Categories Frugality

Did you know that one-third of the world food production goes to waste? It is just insane! Do you wish there was a way to fight this? Well, there is: It is Too Good To Go.

Too Good To Go is a service that lets connects business and people to fight food waste. Instead of throwing their unsold products at the end of the day, businesses can sell them to people. They offer a mobile application to do that.

I think this is an awesome concept. It can prevent a lot of food from being wasted. I hope this thing starts getting more popular and continue expanding!

We used this service three times. Find out about our experience!

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Frugal Living in Switzerland Interview 1 – Janet

Categories Frugality, Switzerland

Today, I want to introduce the first interview in my new series: Frugal Living in Switzerland! In this series, I am going to interview that manage to live frugally in Switzerland.

Switzerland is one of the most expensive countries in the world. Many people think we cannot live frugally in such a country. I want to prove them wrong.

And today, to prove that we can live frugally in Switzerland, I interview Janet, a good blogger friend. She saves more than 60% of her income, as a student!

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Digital Minimalism – Book Review

Categories Frugality

I recently finished Digital Minimalism, by Cal Newport. I have been pleasantly surprised by this book. It is an excellent book!

This book is about breaking our dependence on digital technologies and services and regaining our attention. People are spending more and more time on their phones. Most people cannot keep a conversation without having to check their phones. This book will help you solve this!

I do not think I have a problem with social media or my phone. I have no personal social media profiles. And I use my phone as little as I can. In fact, except for some banking applications, my phone is almost empty.

Even though I am probably a digital minimalist for some things, I still learned some fascinating lessons in this book!

So, let’s see what this book is about and what I thought about it.

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