Genius Bloggers Toolkit

Why I Invest in the Genius Blogger’s Toolkit

The Genius Blogger’s Toolkit (GBT) is something you can’t help but run across right now – whether you’re a professional blogger, other online entrepreneur, or do it only for the fun of it, the GBT is everywhere. Now the question stands: is it because A) it really is that awesome or is it B) because […]

How to Create an Easy, Healthy Meal Plan on a Budget

Creating and sticking to a healthy meal plan can be tricky. We so often have the best of intentions: we develop a meal plan(ish), buy our groceries, fist pump when we’re $16 under budget, and then suddenly your two year old is screaming, the baby has a rash, and making that Pinterest-worthy quiche for dinner […]

How I Threw a Downtown Wedding For Less Than $4,000

You may have noticed lately that ThriftyGuardian has had a LOT of guest posts and I promise it’s not because I’m getting lazy 😉 Rather (if you haven’t yet heard….) WE GOT MARRIED! 😀 So needless to say, I had to bring a few friends to help keep ThriftyGuardian running while I juggled wedding planning […]

Self care is of the utmost importance and there are plenty of ways to show yourself love without breaking the bank! Live frugal and treat yourself!

10 Ways to Show Yourself Love – For FREE!

When you hear the words ‘self care’ what comes to mind? For a very long time I thought it meant biweekly spa days – complete with massage, mani/pedi, etc.  As a busy wife and mother, that not only didn’t fit my schedule, but it certainly didn’t fit my budget!  Not only was the money literally […]

Financial freedom offers more than just freedom from paying bills; click through to learn more about financial freedom and how to achieve it!

The Non-Financial Benefits of Financial Freedom

Financial freedom sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? The thought of never again having to set up autopayments or worry about what bill is due when…Ahhh-mazing. That said, have you ever thought about the benefits of financial freedom BEYOND just freedom with your finances? Well today we’ve got Jacob from Dollar Diligence to introduce us […]

5 Ways To Heal Your Body Fast & Cheap

Today’s post is brought to you by Estefanía from Essentially Healed. Please note that these suggestions are simply that and you should always contact your doctor before making any changes to your exercise routine or diet. Thrifty Guardian in no way endorses the advice provided below. (Please note this post may contain affiliate links, which […]

How to Pay Down Debt Fast

Paying down debt can go such a long way to living a better, healthier life. Less debt means less stress, but it also means less time spent having to find ways to make sure the bills are paid each month. In January 2016, our household debt totaled over $200,000. Now you might think that someone […]

10 Quick Tips to Get out of debt fast

Ten Quick Steps to Finally Change Your Finances

If you’re cursed with indecision and you’re having trouble starting, sometimes a concise list of important steps on the journey can be all you need. When I was thinking about quitting my job to become a WAHM (and run a blog full-time), one of my priorities became paying down debt and getting an even stronger […]

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Is Spending $99 on Amazon Prime Worth It?

Unless you’re one of the few still holding onto the “joy” that is in-store shopping, chances are good you’ve used Amazon from time-to-time…heh or if you’re like me “time-to-time” means “on a near-daily basis.” But are you an Amazon Prime subscriber? I’ve written about online shopping before, but today I want to talk to you […]