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

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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 sort?

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 beneath to affix me!

The UFM Cultivates a Wholesome Relationship with Cash

Summer season flower bouquet!

Whereas the identify implies this Problem is just about saving cash, it isn’t. It’s a few holistic restructuring and examination of our relationship with one 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 will’t make lasting adjustments to facilitate a wholesome, long-term relationship. The Uber Frugal Month is an opportunity to spend high quality time together with your cash and perceive it in a guilt-free atmosphere devoid of economic jargon and shaming.

I invite you to affix 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 Personal Fb Group Lives On

Truly, the personal 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 hardly ever remark as a result of the group members are rocking it and have created an exquisite group!

This rooster: doesn’t have a Fb acocunt

You do not need to affix the personal Fb group in an effort to take part within the Problem–it’s an added bonus and a option to join with the broader, worldwide Frugalwoods group.

Should you’re already a member of the group, you simply carry on retaining on. Should you’d like to affix the group, you’ll obtain directions after you sign-up for the UFM. It’s a personal 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 images 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 finally, obtain monetary independence. To sign-up for the Problem, enter your e mail deal with within the field beneath and also you’ll be all set to go!

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

In no way painful! Just one month lengthy! You’ll obtain an e mail from me on daily basis for 31 days, beginning on July 1, 2022. Each e 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 e 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 Potential

You will 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 want to make use of Fb (or different social media) in an effort to take part?

Nope! The Problem is carried out fully through e mail and right here on Frugalwoods. The UFM Fb Group is an non-compulsory bonus. No have to sign-up for Fb in an effort to take part within the UFM. All it’s important to do is sign-up together with your e mail deal with within the field beneath.

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 you could sign-up to re-take the Problem with the identical e mail deal with you used to take the Problem beforehand. You do, nonetheless, have to sign-up once more in an effort to be part of us beginning July 1st.

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

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It means I’ll average the UFM Fb Group and facilitate discussions within the group that will help 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 e mail with directions on learn how to be part of the Group whenever you join the UFM.

Observe that that is totally different from the common Frugalwoods Fb web page, which I average year-round. Should 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 e mail from me confirming your registration. The Problem begins on July 1, 2022!

Q: When are the UFM emails despatched?

You’ll obtain an e mail from me each single morning for your complete month (July 1 – July 31, 2022) at 5:00am EST. The emails are despatched mechanically on the similar time on daily basis to everybody signed up for the Problem so, concern not, they’ll arrive. Plus, I’m paranoid concerning the emails so I examine each morning to verify they’re despatched.

Please be aware that the time at which emails are delivered to your inbox depends upon your e mail and web suppliers–some suppliers are slower than others to ship messages.

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

  • #1: examine your spam and all different e mail folders (seek for “UFM” as each e mail has that within the topic line).
  • #2: should you assume you’ve by chance unsubscribed from the Problem, you’ll be able to 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 manner?

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 publish.
  2. Begin monitoring your bills ASAP should you’re not already doing so. I exploit and advocate 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 stay–not the life you have to stay.
  4. Invite a good friend to take the Problem with you!!! 

Q: Can I take the UFM after July 2022?

Completely! You may sign-up to take the UFM at any time, however the Group Problem is just supplied in January and July. Signal-up by July 1 in an effort to be part of us!

Actual Dwell Folks Love The UFM!!!

Enjoyable as it’s to learn what I write (proper?!), it’s even MORE enjoyable to learn what different folks (actual, stay folks!) 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 finally, their lives. Listed below are however just a few chosen on your enjoyment and printed with permission:

Lynn wrote:

Thanks! I had an awesome month with the assist 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 apart from that will help you succeed. Very very grateful to be included on this group you have got constructed.

Flavia shared:

I’ve tried making via a whole Uber Frugal Month previously, however one thing would at all times get in the best way. Till this month, that’s. I’m pleased to report that for the primary time in my life, I’ve accomplished a whole 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 cellphone carriers, canceled journal and newspaper subscriptions (they had been simply piling up on the espresso desk), forgone canine grooming, and I’m now trying 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 concerning the frugal mentality that you’ve and the way I can enhance mine. We’re already kind of frugal however I’m hoping with a greater understanding of frugalness we will save much more. My greatest takeaway is to plan forward and work to verify once we spend cash it’s in a frugal manner.

Rachel shared:

I confess that is my third time via, and I acquired my sister to begin 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 wished was a Glad 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 begin being frugal.”
It’s so inspirational, I’m already a Frugalista (is {that a} phrase?)  however I’m spending at present, Sunday in Australia already, reviewing to myself any targets I want to make. In the present day is the right day to begin. 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 stay 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 dwelling in a sub-tropical local weather. Forty years later, each morning I look out from my balcony and I nonetheless can not consider I’m right here, dwelling the dream, even when the day is so sizzling and sweaty… My mantra is renewed at present together 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 at all times uncover one thing new throughout this problem, each about me as an individual but in addition about my habits. This Problem is kind 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 awesome 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 positively had a extra damaging connotation for me.  I finally joined once I realized that it may possibly solely be a useful 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 wished.

I’ve been pleasantly stunned with how a lot I loved the problem. …The environmentalist features of  the problem resonated with me quite a bit… beloved 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 day by 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 beloved listening to about what was happening with the problem. Extra just lately we’ve been attempting to study extra about funds and investing so this was an awesome addition to all of it.  One had already learn your e-book :)… I recognize your time, effort, thorough analysis and candidness in your posts.

Kari stated:

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

It’s really so liberating to grasp that I might be answerable for my cash as a substitute of the opposite manner round.

Life altering stuff, thanks a lot for all that you just’ve shared and your stunning clear & clear manner of seeing via the tangle of promoting messages thrown at us day by day. All of us get a little bit off-track typically, and simply want a nudge again in the proper course.

Clo stated:

I 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 related, however your values and your persona shine via! It’s at all times a pleasure to learn you.

I recognize that your weblog isn’t only for “newcomers” or people who find themselves neck-deep in debt and have to do a whole 180 of their lives. I like that despite the fact that I just about qualify as a really frugal weirdo, I can nonetheless study heaps 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 behind my mind however was too lazy/“busy” to deal with. 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 beloved 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 noticed that your essential message is considering learn 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 ability may 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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