The Most Popular Personal Finance Posts You Need to Read to Help You Save More and Spend Less

Do you get tired of scrolling through endless posts to find the most useful information on personal finance?

Well, I have compiled a list of the best personal finance posts from the personal finance blogosphere for you. All of these posts will help you to budget, save more, become rich, and prepare you to live the atypical life. A life that is yours to control. A life of freedom!

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The Posts

How to Live Frugally and Save Money: 100+ Genius Ways To Save

The Ways to Wealth compiled a comprehensive list of 100+ ways to save more money. It includes most everything you need to know to set yourself up for success going forward.

30+ Ways To Save Money Each Month

Michelle from Making Sense of Cents brings us another classic with 30+ more ways to save money each month. We all could use a little help when it comes to money saving ideas.

How to Start a Budget (When You Suck at Budgeting)

Rosemarie from the Busy Budgeter, an expert in budgeting helps us all start out strong with a budget. She helps to explain how to budget even when you have little willpower to budget.


Kumiko from The Budget Mom brings us the only resource you will ever need on the cash envelope system. Using this system you can start to leverage savings and free yourself from the eternal rat race so many people enter. The cash envelope system is another method of budgeting.

98 Ways to Cut Your Spending by $400 a Month!

The Budget Diet brings us another useful tome on how to cut your spending. If you are looking for more and new ways to save more money, you will find it in this post.

How to get ready for a no spend month challenge

Centsibly Rich brings us a method to prepare for the no spend month. If you have never participated in one of these challenges, then you are truly missing out. It demonstrates the potential we all have to save more, spend less, and free ourselves from the rat race.


Carly from Mommy on Purpose brings us a popular method to reach financial freedom. Most of us desire to leave the workforce and not have to work for the man anymore. Follow the 10 steps she outlines and you will be well on your way to financial freedom.

15 Totally Genius Money Saving Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Lisa from Of Life and Lisa brings us more useful money saving hacks that can help us to save more money each month. The more we save each month, the closer we will come to reaching financial independence and the freedom we all yearn for.

A Detailed Guide to the Zero-Based Budget

David from Finance Superhero brings us the all-inclusive reference on the 0-based budget. Everything you need to know on how to save and how to allocate all of your income. If you want to save more and spend less, this resource is priceless. The zero-based budget is yet another style of budget. There is no one type that is the best. The best is the one that you can follow and gets you to your goal.

15 Frugal Habits To Live By

Eden from Mint Notion brings us frugal habits that will continue to save you money for years to come. Learn the art of frugality and you will yearn for nothing.

Why I Use the 50/30/20 Formula

Clint from Bright Peak Financial explains why he uses the 50/30/20 formula for budgeting, spending, and saving. It is another excellent method to get you in the habit of saving more and spending less. The 50/30/20 formula sets out the allocations of your spending unlike other budgets that let you decide the appropriate allocations. There is no one right method for saving and budgeting, so study up on them all and choose the best fit for you.


Shannon from Little Bigg Things brings us another perspective on how to stop spinning our wheels on the rat race and look outside to see the freedom that is possible. She has a good perspective on life and also shares her system of how to save with a spouse when the 2 of you have differing incomes.

21 Frugal Living Tips To Try This Year

Manuela from A Cultivated Nest brings us frugal living that can save $1000s. Her post is composed primarily of ways you can create savings by making things and repurposing things yourself. If you enjoy being hands on and are ready to commit to the frugal lifestyle this is a great resource to get started.

How to Become Rich, The #1 Secret to Rich People’s Success

Last but not least, I teach you the secret to rich people’s success. If you want to leave the workforce and strike it out on your own through financial independence, then you need to amass a small fortune. The secret to getting there, compound growth, is explained thoroughly in this post.


I hope these personal finance resources can help you to lead a better life. In the end, the goal of saving money and leaving the workforce is to be able to live the life you desire, not the life that society says you must have.

What are your favorite personal finance posts? Let me know in the comments.

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