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Be part of Me for the July 2022 Uber Frugal Month Problem!

My sunflowers!

It’s UFM time!!!!! We take the UFM as a bunch twice a yr: in January and July and it’s time to sign-up for the July version! It’s like Christmas in July, however cheaper (SINCE IT’S FREE!) and extra thrilling–debatable, however you’ll really feel actually good about your self afterwards.

What is that this UFM of which you kind?

Higher than Utility Fish Markets, Underwear Fang Monkeys and Unstoppable Ferocious Moths, it’s the Frugalwoods Uber Frugal Month Problem and it’s fabulous. Signal-up within the field under to affix me!

The UFM Cultivates a Wholesome Relationship with Cash

Summer season flower bouquet!

Whereas the identify implies this Problem is barely about saving cash, it’s not. It’s a couple of holistic restructuring and examination of our relationship with one of the divisive, fear-inducing, anxiety-provoking, divorce-causing, emotional issues in our lives: OUR MONEY.

Saving cash is nice, however till we perceive our cash–and our reactions to it–we are able to’t make lasting adjustments to facilitate a wholesome, long-term relationship. The Uber Frugal Month is an opportunity to spend high quality time along with your cash and perceive it in a guilt-free atmosphere devoid of economic jargon and shaming.

I invite you to affix me this month for an accessible, easy-to-understand journey to monetary well being. Plus, it’s free so there’s nothing to lose!

The Personal Fb Group Lives On

Really, the personal Fb group by no means stopped after I created it a couple of years in the past. I LOVE the supportive, useful, pleasant, humorous and frugal conversations in that group. I not often remark as a result of the group members are rocking it and have created an exquisite neighborhood!

This rooster: doesn’t have a Fb acocunt

You shouldn’t have to affix the personal Fb group with the intention to take part within the Problem–it’s an added bonus and a method to join with the broader, worldwide Frugalwoods neighborhood.

For those who’re already a member of the group, you simply carry on conserving on. For those who’d like to affix the group, you’ll obtain directions after you sign-up for the UFM. It’s a personal group, which implies the posts are confidential to the group.

It’s additionally a “Frugalwoods-y” group, which implies no rudeness, judgement, self-promotion, or imply feedback tolerated. Humor and images of your frugal hacks (and pets!!!) are welcome and inspired!

And Now For My World-Well-known* FAQs Part!

*not world-famous, simply sounds higher

Q: What, precisely, is the Uber Frugal Month Problem?

It’s a 31-day program outlining the steps my husband and I took to recalibrate our strategy to consumerism, ramp up our financial savings charge, and finally, obtain monetary independence. To sign-up for the Problem, enter your e mail handle within the field under and also you’ll be all set to go!

Q: What do you imply “31-day program”? Sounds painful/lengthy.

In no way painful! Just one month lengthy! You’ll obtain an e mail from me each day for 31 days, beginning on July 1, 2022. Each e mail has a theme for the day, an motion merchandise, hyperlinks to really helpful studying, and a mantra for inspiration.

Step one, which you’ll be prompted to do within the first e mail, is to learn and full the workouts on this put up:

Uber Frugal Month: The Final Information To Saving Extra Cash Than You Ever Thought Doable

You will get began on that now because it takes a while to actually do the Uber Frugal Month with gusto.

Q: Who ought to take the UFM?

Anybody and everybody!

Q: Do I would like to make use of Fb (or different social media) with the intention to take part?

Nope! The Problem is performed fully through e mail and right here on Frugalwoods. The UFM Fb Group is an non-compulsory bonus. No have to sign-up for Fb with the intention to take part within the UFM. All you need to do is sign-up along with your e mail handle within the field under.

Q: If I’ve already taken the UFM, can I take it once more?

Completely! I had my tech man (aka Mr. Frugalwoods) arrange the e-mail thing-y such which you can sign-up to re-take the Problem with the identical e mail handle you used to take the Problem beforehand. You do, nevertheless, have to sign-up once more with the intention to be a part of us beginning July 1st.

Q: What does it imply to take the UFM as a bunch in July?

Littlewoods + rooster little

It means I’ll reasonable the UFM Fb Group and facilitate discussions within the group that can assist you alongside your journey. I reasonable this Group solely twice a yr through the two months we take the Problem as a bunch (January and July).

You’ll obtain an e mail with directions on find out how to be a part of the Group once you join the UFM.

Word that that is totally different from the common Frugalwoods Fb web page, which I reasonable year-round. For those who take the Problem in July, you’re doing so with the information that hundreds of different frugal adherents are taking part within the UFM alongside you. There’s energy and motivation in realizing you’re not alone on this epic frugal journey.

Q: How a lot does the UFM value to take?

It’s completely free! So, no excuses.

Q: How do I do know if my sign-up was profitable?

You’ll obtain an e mail from me confirming your registration. The Problem begins on July 1, 2022!

Q: When are the UFM emails despatched?

You’ll obtain an e mail from me each single morning for the complete month (July 1 – July 31, 2022) at 5:00am EST. The emails are despatched robotically on the identical time each day to everybody signed up for the Problem so, concern not, they’ll arrive. Plus, I’m paranoid in regards to the emails so I examine each morning to ensure they’re despatched.

Please observe that the time at which emails are delivered to your inbox is dependent upon your e mail and web suppliers–some suppliers are slower than others to ship messages.

For those who suspect you’re not receiving your UFM emails, please do the next:

  • #1: examine your spam and all different e mail folders (seek for “UFM” as each e mail has that within the topic line).
  • #2: should you assume you’ve by chance unsubscribed from the Problem, you may sign-up once more right here on Frugalwoods.

Carrot eaters unite

Sadly, because of the quantity of Frugalwoods readers who sign-up for the Problem, I can’t ship out the emails individually.

Q: Can I entry the UFM in every other method?

Nope, you gotta sign-up for the emails.

Q: How ought to I put together for the Problem?

  1. Learn Uber Frugal Month: The Final Information To Saving Extra Cash Than You Ever Thought Doable and comply with all of the directions in that put up.
  2. Begin monitoring your bills ASAP should you’re not already doing so. I take advantage of and advocate the free on-line expense tracker by way of Private Capital (that is an affiliate hyperlink).
  3. Be happy with your self for taking this highly effective step towards creating the life you need to reside–not the life you have to reside.
  4. Invite a good friend to take the Problem with you!!! 

Q: Can I take the UFM after July 2022?

Completely! You possibly can sign-up to take the UFM at any time, however the Group Problem is barely provided in January and July. Signal-up by July 1 with the intention to be a part of us!

Actual Dwell Folks Love The UFM!!!

Enjoyable as it’s to learn what I write (proper?!), it’s even MORE enjoyable to learn what different individuals (actual, reside individuals!) have mentioned about their participation within the Uber Frugal Month Problem. Fortunate for you, I’ve collected testimonials from previous Problem contributors who’ve written heartfelt notes about how the UFM revolutionized their funds and finally, their lives. Listed below are however a couple of chosen to your enjoyment and revealed with permission:

Lynn wrote:

Thanks! I had an incredible month with the assist of your self and the Frugalwoods neighborhood. It was like shifting to a brand new neighborhood and discovering love and acceptance. And nice neighbors who need nothing apart from that can assist you succeed. Very very grateful to be included on this neighborhood you might have constructed.

Flavia shared:

I’ve tried making by way of a whole Uber Frugal Month prior to now, however one thing would all the time get in the way in which. Till this month, that’s. I’m completely satisfied to report that for the primary time in my life, I’ve accomplished a whole Uber Frugal Month problem, and to be trustworthy I’m kinda asking myself, “Why isn’t this a three-month problem?” 🙂

On this month, I’ve: curbed all pointless spending, modified mobile phone carriers, canceled journal and newspaper subscriptions (they had been simply piling up on the espresso desk), forgone canine grooming, and I’m now wanting into methods to lower our grocery invoice.

Rachel mentioned:

It was a superb alternative to recommit. And a supportive reminder that I’m not alone in being weary of the consumerism round me… the UFM did nudge me to have extra enjoyable with frugality.

Jack wrote:

Thanks a lot for the uber frugal month.. It has been very academic and that’s what I hoped to get out of it. I loved studying in regards to the frugal mentality that you’ve and the way I can enhance mine. We’re already kind of frugal however I’m hoping with a greater understanding of frugalness we are able to save much more. My largest takeaway is to plan forward and work to ensure once we spend cash it’s in a frugal method.

Rachel shared:

I confess that is my third time by way of, and I bought my sister to start out the journey as properly – tremendous excessive 5 for that. This time it was extra about double checking and stage setting, now that I’ve FIRED. Earlier than my Dad died virtually 5 years in the past, he mentioned all he wished was a Pleased Daughter. I’m happier than I’ve been in a really very long time. I intention to be even happier!!!

Jean mentioned:

I’ve simply accomplished my studying for the day, “There’s no good time to start out being frugal.”
It’s so inspirational, I’m already a Frugalista (is {that a} phrase?)  however I’m spending immediately, Sunday in Australia already, reviewing to myself any objectives I want to make. At the moment is the right day to start out. My largest Objective in life was made very a lot as you relay in your weblog put up. It was a “ping” second. I longed to reside in a heat local weather. I had talked about it each time we got here again from a solar chasing vacation. it began at that very second, over lunch my then husband mentioned “we could transfer to Australia” and I mentioned “sure.”  It took three years for our everlasting visa to reach, and right here I’m dwelling in a sub-tropical local weather. Forty years later, each morning I look out from my balcony and I nonetheless can not imagine I’m right here, dwelling the dream, even when the day is so scorching and sweaty… My mantra is renewed immediately along with your weblog put up, simply do it.

Adina wrote:

I like signing up for Uber Frugal Month problem yearly; being frugal is second nature for me, however I all the time uncover one thing new throughout this problem, each about me as an individual but additionally about my habits. This Problem is kind of a New Yr custom for me in addition to a frugal guidelines. Thanks for making all of it occur and for constructing such an incredible frugal neighborhood on-line!

Liz shared:

Once I seen the uber frugal month, I used to be intrigued however hesitant about doing it. I’ve by no means been good with challenges and in addition frugality undoubtedly had a extra unfavourable connotation for me.  I finally joined once I realized that it will probably solely be a helpful train and I wouldn’t be graded or get a piece analysis primarily based on how I did – it was only for my profit, and I might do as a lot or as little as I wished.

I’ve been pleasantly stunned with how a lot I loved the problem. …The environmentalist elements of  the problem resonated with me lots… liked your tales and listening to your strategy to dealing with life’s complexities.

With pandemic and misplaced interplay from leaving work, I’ve been craving interplay and your day by day emails appeared to assist that.  Your writing fashion could be very approachable and I might discover myself clicking by way of a number of posts in a day. My girlfriends additionally liked listening to about what was happening with the problem. Extra just lately we’ve been attempting to study extra about funds and investing so this was an incredible addition to all of it.  One had already learn your ebook :)… I admire your time, effort, thorough analysis and candidness in your posts.

Kari mentioned:

Thanks so a lot Liz, i’ve loved each one of many day by day emails – given me tons to consider and discuss with my husband :). I’ve made heaps of notes about your day by day actions and mantras to maintain referring to over the yr.

It’s really so releasing to grasp that I might be in charge of my cash as a substitute of the opposite method round.

Life altering stuff, thanks a lot for all that you just’ve shared and your lovely clear & clear method of seeing by way of the tangle of promoting messages thrown at us day by day. All of us get slightly off-track generally, and simply want a nudge again in the correct route.

Clo mentioned:

I like your weblog. I began studying MMM once I was 14 (it nonetheless holds a particular place in my coronary heart), however this yr, I moved to your weblog and located that I acknowledged myself much more in it – the bottom ideas had been comparable, however your values and your character shine by way of! It’s all the time a pleasure to learn you.

I admire that your weblog isn’t only for “freshmen” or people who find themselves neck-deep in debt and have to do an entire 180 of their lives. I like that though I just about qualify as a really frugal weirdo, I can nonetheless study tons out of your weblog, and I additionally discover neighborhood and it reinforces my good habits.

Jen shared:

Thanks a lot for this UFM. I’ve discovered a lot that I knew someplace at the back of my mind however was too lazy/“busy” to handle. It’s solely been a month however that is so releasing and makes a lot sense, I can’t think about not persevering with.

Jimmy wrote:

I liked participating on this and altering my perspective on spending. That is one thing I’ll advocate to my family and friends. Totally loved doing this and am assured this has modified my life for the higher. 

Akef shared:

… so far as frugality abilities I’m higher geared up now… However away from all the cash abilities… I spotted that your major message is considering find out how to create a sustainable and fulfilling life primarily based on one’s values it’s probably not about cash. So what I actually ended up doing is definitely take into consideration why am I doing this and what life am I searching for and the way frugality as a ability may also help me obtain that life that I’m pursuing.

Are you able to Uber Frugal it up with me in July?!?



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