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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 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 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 affix me!

The UFM Cultivates a Wholesome Relationship with Cash

Summer time flower bouquet!

Whereas the identify implies this Problem is barely about saving cash, it’s not. 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 setting devoid of monetary 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 Non-public 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 hen: doesn’t have a Fb acocunt

You shouldn’t have to affix the personal Fb group as a way to take part within the Problem–it’s an added bonus and a solution to join with the broader, worldwide Frugalwoods group.

For those who’re already a member of the group, you simply carry on preserving on. For those who’d like to affix the group, you’ll obtain directions after you sign-up for the UFM. It’s a non-public 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 strategy to consumerism, ramp up our financial savings fee, and finally, 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.

By no means painful! Just one month lengthy! You’ll obtain an electronic mail from me daily for 31 days, beginning on July 1, 2022. Each electronic mail has a theme for the day, an motion merchandise, hyperlinks to beneficial 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 submit:

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) as a way to take part?

Nope! The Problem is carried out totally by way of electronic mail and right here on Frugalwoods. The UFM Fb Group is an non-compulsory bonus. No have to sign-up for Fb as a way to take part within the UFM. All you need to do is sign-up together 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 that you could sign-up to re-take the Problem with the identical electronic mail handle you used to take the Problem beforehand. You do, nevertheless, have to sign-up once more as a way to be part of us beginning July 1st.

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

Littlewoods + hen little

It means I’ll reasonable the UFM Fb Group and facilitate discussions within the group that will help you alongside your journey. I reasonable this Group solely twice a 12 months in the course of the two months we take the Problem as a bunch (January and July).

You’ll obtain an electronic mail with directions on how you can be part of the Group if you join the UFM.

Observe that that is totally different from the common Frugalwoods Fb web page, which I reasonable year-round. For those who take the Problem in July, you’re doing so with the information that 1000’s of different frugal adherents are taking part within the UFM alongside you. There’s energy and motivation in realizing 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 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 your complete month (July 1 – July 31, 2022) at 5:00am EST. The emails are despatched robotically on the similar time daily to everybody signed up for the Problem so, worry not, they may arrive. Plus, I’m paranoid concerning the emails so I examine each morning to verify they’re despatched.

Please notice that the time at which emails are delivered to your inbox is determined by your electronic mail and web suppliers–some suppliers are slower than others to ship messages.

For those who suspect you’re not receiving your UFM emails, please do the next:

  • #1: examine your spam and all different electronic mail folders (seek for “UFM” as each electronic mail has that within the topic line).
  • #2: should you suppose you’ve by accident unsubscribed from the Problem, you’ll be able to sign-up once more right here on Frugalwoods.

Carrot eaters unite

Sadly, as a result of 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 every other method?

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 observe all of the directions in that submit.
  2. Begin monitoring your bills ASAP should you’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 reside–not the life you have to reside.
  4. Invite a buddy 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 barely supplied in January and July. Signal-up by July 1 as a way 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, reside folks!) have mentioned about their participation within the Uber Frugal Month Problem. Fortunate for you, I’ve collected testimonials from previous Problem contributors who’ve written heartfelt notes about how the UFM revolutionized their funds and finally, their lives. Listed below are however just a few chosen to your enjoyment and revealed with permission:

Lynn wrote:

Thanks! I had a terrific month with the assist of your self and the Frugalwoods group. It was like shifting to a brand new neighborhood and discovering love and acceptance. And nice neighbors who need nothing aside 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 complete Uber Frugal Month up to now, however one thing would all the time get in the best way. Till this month, that’s. I’m completely satisfied to report that for the primary time in my life, I’ve accomplished a complete 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 cellular phone 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 mentioned:

It was 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 instructional 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 type of frugal however I’m hoping with a greater understanding of frugalness we will save much more. My largest takeaway is to plan forward and work to verify after we spend cash it’s in a frugal method.

Rachel shared:

I confess that is my third time via, and I bought my sister to begin the journey as nicely – 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 virtually 5 years in the past, he mentioned all he wished was a Completely happy Daughter. I’m happier than I’ve been in a really very long time. I intention to be even happier!!!

Jean mentioned:

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 this time, Sunday in Australia already, reviewing to myself any objectives I want to make. At this time is the proper day to begin. My largest Purpose in life was made very a lot as you relay in your weblog submit. It was a “ping” second. I longed to reside 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 mentioned “lets transfer to Australia” and I mentioned “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 sizzling and sweaty… My mantra is renewed at this time together with your weblog submit, 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 type of a New Yr custom for me in addition to a frugal guidelines. Thanks for making all of it occur and for constructing such a terrific frugal group on-line!

Liz shared:

Once I seen the uber frugal month, I used to be intrigued however hesitant about doing it. I’ve by no means been good with challenges and in addition frugality undoubtedly had a extra adverse connotation for me.  I ultimately joined after I realized that it will 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 might 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 elements of  the problem resonated with me quite a bit… 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 fashion could be very approachable and I might 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 making an attempt to study extra about funds and investing so this was a terrific addition to all of it.  One had already learn your e-book :)… I admire your time, effort, thorough analysis and candidness in your posts.

Kari mentioned:

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

It’s actually so liberating to understand that I might be in charge of my cash as a substitute of the opposite method round.

Life altering stuff, thanks a lot for all that you just’ve shared and your lovely clear & clear method of seeing via the tangle of selling messages thrown at us every day. All of us get just a little off-track generally, and simply want a nudge again in the correct course.

Clo mentioned:

I really like your weblog. I began studying MMM after 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 comparable, 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 despite the fact 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 discovered a lot that I knew someplace behind my mind however was too lazy/“busy” to handle. 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 liked collaborating on this and altering my perspective on spending. That is one thing I’ll suggest 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 most important message is considering how you can 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 looking for 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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