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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 12 months: 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 hitch me!

The UFM Cultivates a Wholesome Relationship with Cash

Summer season flower bouquet!

Whereas the identify implies this Problem is simply about saving cash, it isn’t. It’s a few holistic restructuring and examination of our relationship with one of the crucial 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 monetary jargon and shaming.

I invite you to hitch 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 Non-public Fb Group Lives On

Really, the non-public Fb group by no means stopped after I created it just a few 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 a beautiful group!

This hen: doesn’t have a Fb acocunt

You shouldn’t have to hitch the non-public Fb group with a purpose to take part within the Problem–it’s an added bonus and a solution to join with the broader, worldwide Frugalwoods group.

When you’re already a member of the group, you simply carry on retaining on. When you’d like to hitch the group, you’ll obtain directions after you sign-up for the UFM. It’s a non-public group, which suggests the posts are confidential to the group.

It’s additionally a “Frugalwoods-y” group, which suggests no rudeness, judgement, self-promotion, or imply feedback tolerated. Humor and photographs 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 method to consumerism, ramp up our financial savings fee, and in the end, obtain monetary independence. To sign-up for the Problem, enter your electronic mail tackle within the field under and also you’ll be all set to go!

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

Under no circumstances painful! Just one month lengthy! You’ll obtain an electronic mail from me day-after-day for 31 days, beginning on July 1, 2022. Each electronic mail has a theme for the day, an motion merchandise, hyperlinks to beneficial studying, and a mantra for inspiration.

Step one, which you’ll be prompted to do within the first electronic mail, is to learn and full the workout routines on this publish:

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

You may get began on that now because it takes a while to essentially 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 a purpose to take part?

Nope! The Problem is performed totally through electronic mail and right here on Frugalwoods. The UFM Fb Group is an non-compulsory bonus. No have to sign-up for Fb with a purpose to take part within the UFM. All it’s a must to do is sign-up along with your electronic mail tackle 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 that you may sign-up to re-take the Problem with the identical electronic mail tackle you used to take the Problem beforehand. You do, nonetheless, have to sign-up once more with a purpose to be a part of us beginning July 1st.

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

Littlewoods + hen little

It means I’ll average the UFM Fb Group and facilitate discussions within the group that can assist you alongside your journey. I average this Group solely twice a 12 months through the two months we take the Problem as a bunch (January and July).

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

Be aware that that is totally different from the common Frugalwoods Fb web page, which I average year-round. When you take the Problem in July, you’re doing so with the information that 1000’s of different frugal adherents are collaborating within the UFM alongside you. There’s energy and motivation in understanding 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 electronic mail from me confirming your registration. The Problem begins on July 1, 2022!

Q: When are the UFM emails despatched?

You’ll obtain an electronic mail from me each single morning for your entire month (July 1 – July 31, 2022) at 5:00am EST. The emails are despatched routinely on the similar time day-after-day to everybody signed up for the Problem so, concern not, they are going to arrive. Plus, I’m paranoid in regards to the emails so I verify each morning to verify they’re despatched.

Please notice that the time at which emails are delivered to your inbox is determined by your electronic mail and web suppliers–some suppliers are slower than others to ship messages.

When you suspect you’re not receiving your UFM emails, please do the next:

  • #1: verify your spam and all different electronic mail folders (seek for “UFM” as each electronic mail has that within the topic line).
  • #2: in case you assume you’ve by accident 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 another means?

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 publish.
  2. Begin monitoring your bills ASAP in case you’re not already doing so. I exploit and advocate the free on-line expense tracker by way of Private Capital (that is an affiliate hyperlink).
  3. Be pleased with your self for taking this highly effective step towards creating the life you need to dwell–not the life you have to dwell.
  4. Invite a pal to take the Problem with you!!! 

Q: Can I take the UFM after July 2022?

Completely! You’ll be able to sign-up to take the UFM at any time, however the Group Problem is simply provided in January and July. Signal-up by July 1 with a purpose to be a part of us!

Actual Stay Individuals Love The UFM!!!

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

Lynn wrote:

Thanks! I had an ideal month with the assist of your self and the Frugalwoods group. 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 group you’ve constructed.

Flavia shared:

I’ve tried making by way of a complete 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 comfortable to report that for the primary time in my life, I’ve accomplished a complete Uber Frugal Month problem, and to be sincere I’m kinda asking myself, “Why isn’t this a three-month problem?” 🙂

On this month, I’ve: curbed all pointless spending, modified cellular 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 stated:

It was a very good 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 type of frugal however I’m hoping with a greater understanding of frugalness we are able to save much more. My greatest takeaway is to plan forward and work to verify after we spend cash it’s in a frugal means.

Rachel shared:

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

Jean stated:

I’ve simply accomplished my studying for the day, “There’s no excellent time to start out being frugal.”
It’s so inspirational, I’m already a Frugalista (is {that a} phrase?)  however I’m spending right now, Sunday in Australia already, reviewing to myself any objectives I want to make. At this time is the right day to start out. My greatest Purpose in life was made very a lot as you relay in your weblog publish. It was a “ping” second. I longed to dwell 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 stated “lets transfer to Australia” and I stated “sure.”  It took three years for our everlasting visa to reach, and right here I’m residing in a sub-tropical local weather. Forty years later, each morning I look out from my balcony and I nonetheless can’t consider I’m right here, residing the dream, even when the day is so sizzling and sweaty… My mantra is renewed right now along with your weblog publish, 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 type 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 ideal frugal group on-line!

Liz shared:

Once I observed 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 detrimental connotation for me.  I finally joined once I realized that it might solely be a helpful train and I wouldn’t be graded or get a piece analysis based mostly on how I did – it was only for my profit, and I may do as a lot or as little as I needed.

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

With pandemic and misplaced interplay from leaving work, I’ve been craving interplay and your every day emails appeared to assist that.  Your writing model could be very approachable and I may 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 lately we’ve been making an attempt to study extra about funds and investing so this was an ideal addition to all of it.  One had already learn your e-book :)… I admire your time, effort, thorough analysis and candidness in your posts.

Kari stated:

Thanks so a lot Liz, i’ve loved each one of many every day emails – given me tons to consider and discuss with my husband :). I’ve made heaps of notes about your every day actions and mantras to maintain referring to over the 12 months.

It’s really so liberating to understand that I might be answerable for my cash as an alternative of the opposite means round.

Life altering stuff, thanks a lot for all that you simply’ve shared and your stunning clear & clear means of seeing by way of the tangle of promoting messages thrown at us every day. All of us get a bit of off-track typically, and simply want a nudge again in the fitting path.

Clo stated:

I really like your weblog. I began studying MMM once I was 14 (it nonetheless holds a particular place in my coronary heart), however this 12 months, I moved to your weblog and located that I acknowledged myself much more in it – the bottom rules 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 “newcomers” or people who find themselves neck-deep in debt and have to do an entire 180 of their lives. I like that despite the fact that I just about qualify as a really frugal weirdo, I can nonetheless study tons out of your weblog, and I additionally discover group and it reinforces my good habits.

Jen shared:

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

Jimmy wrote:

I liked collaborating 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 expertise I’m higher geared up now… However away from all the cash expertise… I spotted that your essential message is considering tips on how to create a sustainable and fulfilling life based mostly 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 talent might 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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