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.

What Do You Own?

Recently read an insightful article from Paul Jarvis entitled, “Ownership Is Resistence.” In it Jarvis writes: “In a single generation, we’ve moved away from ownership. We’re now in an on-demand, gig economy where what we can truly own is constantly diminishing. Car ownership is being replaced by ride-shares or leases. Labor is being replaced by contractors without …

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Dyper Review – Chemical-Free Diaper Subscription Service

The following review was written by Amy – a busy working mother of two children. If you’d like to share your thoughts on a service or product you’ve tried, please let us know. As a full-time working mom of two kiddos, I appreciate anything that can save me time and/or money. Something that can do …

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Why It May Be Best to Wait on IPOs

Everyone likes to be the first to discover the next hit band or hot fad. But something I get a kick out is discovering that next big stock. So, I like to watch the soon-to-launch IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) available at the Nasdaq website. It’s fun to see who is going public and if they have a potential …

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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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7 Truths and Myths Around Credit Scores

While I don’t think we need to be consumed with our credit scores, they are a necessary evil for the lot of us. So, unless are debt-free and have gobs of money in the bank, your credit score will be something that follows you around for the purchase of a home and/or car (among other …

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How Can I Lower My Xfinity Cable Bill?

Thought we would republish this post from several years ago, as it still has good information about how to lower your cable bill with Xfinity (formerly Comcast). Hope it helps! A couple weeks ago we got a notice in the mail that our Comcast (Xfinity) cable bill was going up by about $50. Apparently they …

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Is the IRS Handcuffed to Offer Better Services?

I heard a report on NPR this morning and it just didn’t sit right with me. With it being tax day – a national holiday worthy of a day off and celebrations everywhere – I thought I would share. According to a report by ProPublica – there is a bill making its rounds around Congress …

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Unique Ways to Earn Amazon Gift Cards

If you’re an avid shopper at Amazon (and it seems that a lot of folks are these days), there are now plenty of ways to earn gift cards from the online retailer. Some are as easy as making your regular / routine purchases! Let’s look at some of these ways. Would love to hear about …

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Visible Mobile Review – More Cell Service For Less

One thing is visibly clear to me. When it comes to cell phone providers, there are now plenty out there to fit any need or want. And now, enter Visible: a low(er)-cost, unlimited talk, text and data, cell service running on the Verizon 4G LTE network. Who is Visible? Visible is a subsidiary of Verizon …

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