Author: Aaron

Helped start Three Thrifty Guys with his friends Charlie and Mark after being inspired by how they lived their lives “on the thrift”. A designer by day, Aaron was once $40k in debt. After 5 years – he dug himself out and lives to tell about it. Aaron has also blogged at the StarTribune.

2nd Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year Contest

We are pleased to announce our 2nd Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year contest to recognize that special thrifty guy in your life or someone you know who exemplifies thriftiness in all aspects of their life. A little bit about the contest that starts today and ends on August 28, 2017 (at midnight). Please submit only …

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Streaming Services

Between catching an episode of Life Below Zero and Heartland, I managed to take a few moments to see how I could save some money on my streaming services this past week. After cutting the cord a few years ago, the Mrs and I have Amazon Prime, Hulu and Neflix (and I subscribed to the PGA Tour LIVE …

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Could My Job Be Done By a Robot?

When the iPhone came out 10 years ago, we marveled at its capabilities and potential. Several years after the release, owners began talking to it and “Siri” would answer (although a little awkwardly). And, today, the tech world is talking about robots and AI (artificial intelligence). Along with that, comes the discussion about the ramifications …

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The Health Benefits of an Affordable Coffee Enema

When my wife first suggested it – I was a little shocked. “You’re going to do what?” “A coffee enema.” Pause. “And, I’d like you to do it with me.” Awkward pause. Oh, the adventures of married life! Ever since my wife began her journey to better health (she deals with chronic pain), she’s seen …

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Things You May Want to Check-out on PrimeDay

Amazon’s PrimeDay is officially upon us. Whatever your thoughts are on this national shopping bonanza – one thing is for sure – it is probably one of the biggest sales days for the online shopping conglomerate. As you may be aware, we’re big fans of Amazon. They are making shopping easier and venturing into new …

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How to Create a Debt Snowball

I wrote about the debt snowball 7 years ago to the day and thought it may be useful if we reposted it again as it was (and still remains) one of the most important systems I used to get rid of my debt. The debt snowball was made popular by Dave Ramsey and has many …

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Why Network Marketing Bothers Me

The couple seems nice enough. They are certainly good looking, fun, confident and personable. Plus, they want to help me change my life (yours too, if you’ll let ‘em). They are out to sell the American dream. Yes, I too can become a millionaire just like them. It’ll be hard work – but, they believe …

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What Groceries Should Cost You Per Month

After reading a recent Reddit post about what a good weekly grocery budget for two adults would be, I thought it would be interesting to research this a bit more. LIFE magazine did a little article in 1941 discussing the rising cost of food (prices had gone up as much as 14% on some food items over …

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5 Little-Known College Scholarships

It’s graduation season and we’d like to offer a little assist to the high school graduates out there (as well as returning college students) who are looking to lower their tuition bills. With over $1.4 trillion(?!!) student loan debt out there – we’d love to help point to ways that students can access money that …

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Free Printable Mother’s Day Card

For those of you who may be in need of a Mother’s Day card today, we’ve got you covered. We’re offering a one-of-a-kind, ThreeThriftyGuys.com original. Just click on the link below and you can print out your card directly to your printer. Works on black and white or color and folds to a 4.25 x …

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