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


My sunflowers!

It’s UFM time!!!!! We take the UFM as a gaggle 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 hitch me!

The UFM Cultivates a Wholesome Relationship with Cash

Summer time flower bouquet!

Whereas the title implies this Problem is simply about saving cash, it's not. It’s a couple of holistic restructuring and examination of our relationship with some 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 modifications 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 setting 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 a number 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 a beautiful group!

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You should not have to hitch the non-public Fb group so as 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 holding 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 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 pictures 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 fee, and in the end, obtain monetary independence. To sign-up for the Problem, enter your electronic 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.

Under no circumstances painful! Just one month lengthy! You’ll obtain an electronic mail from me every single day for 31 days, beginning on July 1, 2022. Each electronic mail has a theme for the day, an motion merchandise, hyperlinks to really useful 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 workouts on this put up:

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

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) so as to take part?

Nope! The Problem is carried out totally through electronic mail and right here on Frugalwoods. The UFM Fb Group is an optionally available bonus. No have to sign-up for Fb so as to take part within the UFM. All you need to do is sign-up along with your electronic 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 could sign-up to re-take the Problem with the identical electronic mail handle you used to take the Problem beforehand. You do, nonetheless, have to sign-up once more so as to be part of us beginning July 1st.

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

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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 yr throughout the two months we take the Problem as a gaggle (January and July).

You’ll obtain an electronic mail with directions on the way to be part of the Group while 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 data that hundreds of different frugal adherents are taking part within the UFM alongside you. There’s energy and motivation in figuring out you’re not alone on this epic frugal journey.

Q: How a lot does the UFM price 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 the complete month (July 1 – July 31, 2022) at 5:00am EST. The emails are despatched mechanically on the identical time every single day to everybody signed up for the Problem so, worry not, they may arrive. Plus, I’m paranoid in regards to the emails so I test each morning to verify they’re despatched.

Please be aware that the time at which emails are delivered to your inbox is dependent upon 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: test your spam and all different electronic mail folders (seek for “UFM” as each electronic mail has that within the topic line).
  • #2: for those who suppose 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 some other 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 Potential and comply with all of the directions in that put up.
  2. Begin monitoring your bills ASAP for those who’re not already doing so. I exploit and suggest the free on-line expense tracker via 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 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 simply provided in January and July. Signal-up by July 1 so as to be part of us!

Actual Reside Individuals Love The UFM!!!

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

Lynn wrote:

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

Flavia shared:

I've tried making via a complete Uber Frugal Month previously, however one thing would all the time get in the best way. Till this month, that's. I’m blissful to report that for the primary time in my life, I’ve accomplished a complete 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 cellphone carriers, canceled journal and newspaper subscriptions (they have 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 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 form 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 once we spend cash it's in a frugal means.

Rachel shared:

I confess that is my third time via, 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 degree setting, now that I've FIRED. Earlier than my Dad died nearly 5 years in the past, he stated all he needed was a Joyful Daughter. I'm happier than I've been in a really very long time. I goal to be even happier!!!

Jean stated:

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 as we speak, Sunday in Australia already, reviewing to myself any targets I want to make. At the moment is the right day to start out. My greatest Aim in life was made very a lot as you relay in your weblog put up. 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 scorching and sweaty… My mantra is renewed as we speak 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 in addition about my habits. This Problem is form 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 excellent frugal group on-line!

Liz shared:

After 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 likewise frugality undoubtedly had a extra unfavourable connotation for me.  I ultimately joined once I realized that it may 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 points of  the problem resonated with me loads… 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 every day emails appeared to assist that.  Your writing type could be very approachable and I may discover myself clicking via a number of posts in a day. My girlfriends additionally liked listening to about what was occurring with the problem. Extra not too long ago we’ve been attempting to study extra about funds and investing so this was an excellent addition to all of it.  One had already learn your ebook :)… 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 yr.

It’s actually so releasing to understand that I could be accountable for my cash as a substitute 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 via the tangle of selling messages thrown at us every day. All of us get slightly off-track generally, and simply want a nudge again in the precise course.

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 yr, I moved to your weblog and located that I acknowledged myself much more in it – the bottom rules have been related, however your values and your persona shine via! It’s all the time a pleasure to learn you.

I admire that your weblog isn’t only for “learners” or people who find themselves neck-deep in debt and have to do a whole 180 of their lives. I like that regardless 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 realized a lot that I knew someplace at the back of my mind however was too lazy/“busy” to deal with. 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 collaborating on this and altering my perspective on spending. That is one thing I'll suggest to my family and friends. Completely loved doing this and am assured this has modified my life for the higher. 

Akef shared:

… so far as frugality expertise I'm higher outfitted now… However away from all the cash expertise… I noticed that your primary message is considering the way 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 in search of and the way frugality as a talent will 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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