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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 title implies this Problem is just about saving cash, it isn’t. 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 will’t make lasting modifications 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

Really, 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 not often remark as a result of the group members are rocking it and have created an exquisite neighborhood!

This rooster: doesn’t have a Fb acocunt

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

For those who’re already a member of the group, you simply carry on holding 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 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 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 price, and in the end, obtain monetary independence. To sign-up for the Problem, enter your e-mail deal with 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 e-mail from me every single day for 31 days, beginning on July 1, 2022. Each e-mail has a theme for the day, an motion merchandise, hyperlinks to advisable 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 workouts on this submit:

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

You will get began on that now because it takes a while to actually 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) with a view to take part?

Nope! The Problem is performed fully by way of e-mail and right here on Frugalwoods. The UFM Fb Group is an non-obligatory bonus. No have to sign-up for Fb with a view to take part within the UFM. All you must do is sign-up together with your e-mail deal with 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 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 with a view to be a part of us beginning July 1st.

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

Littlewoods + rooster little

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 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 the right way to be a part of the Group while you join the UFM.

Notice that that is totally different from the common Frugalwoods Fb web page, which I average 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 collaborating 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 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 routinely on the identical time every single day to everybody signed up for the Problem so, concern not, they are going to arrive. Plus, I’m paranoid concerning the emails so I verify each morning to ensure they’re despatched.

Please observe that the time at which emails are delivered to your inbox is dependent upon your e-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: verify your spam and all different e-mail folders (seek for “UFM” as each e-mail has that within the topic line).
  • #2: should you suppose you’ve by chance 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 approach?

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 Doable and observe all of the directions in that submit.
  2. Begin monitoring your bills ASAP should you’re not already doing so. I take advantage of and suggest the free on-line expense tracker by way of Private Capital (that is an affiliate hyperlink).
  3. Be happy 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 buddy to take the Problem with you!!! 

Q: Can I take the UFM after July 2022?

Completely! You’ll be able to sign-up to take the UFM at any time, however the Group Problem is just provided in January and July. Signal-up by July 1 with a view to be a 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 individuals (actual, dwell individuals!) 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 in the end, their lives. Listed here are however just a few chosen on your enjoyment and revealed with permission:

Lynn wrote:

Thanks! I had an important month with the assist of your self and the Frugalwoods neighborhood. It was like shifting 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 neighborhood you will have constructed.

Flavia shared:

I’ve tried making by way of a complete Uber Frugal Month prior to now, however one thing would at all times get in the best way. Till this month, that’s. I’m comfortable 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 mobile 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 a very good 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 form 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 ensure after we spend cash it’s in a frugal approach.

Rachel shared:

I confess that is my third time by way of, and I bought my sister to begin the journey as properly – tremendous excessive 5 for that. This time it was extra about double checking and stage setting, now that I’ve FIRED. Earlier than my Dad died virtually 5 years in the past, he mentioned all he needed was a Blissful 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 good time to begin being frugal.”
It’s so inspirational, I’m already a Frugalista (is {that a} phrase?)  however I’m spending right this moment, Sunday in Australia already, reviewing to myself any targets I want to make. Right now is the proper day to begin. My largest Aim in life was made very a lot as you relay in your weblog submit. 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 mentioned “lets transfer to Australia” and I mentioned “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 right this moment 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 at all times uncover one thing new throughout this problem, each about me as an individual but additionally 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 important frugal neighborhood 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 unfavourable connotation for me.  I ultimately joined after I realized that it could possibly solely be a useful train and I wouldn’t be graded or get a piece analysis primarily based 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 facets of  the problem resonated with me so much… 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 day by day emails appeared to assist that.  Your writing model may be very approachable and I may discover myself clicking by way of 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 be taught extra about funds and investing so this was an important addition to all of it.  One had already learn your ebook :)… 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 day by day emails – given me heaps to consider and speak about 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 releasing to grasp that I might be in charge of my cash as a substitute of the opposite approach round.

Life altering stuff, thanks a lot for all that you just’ve shared and your stunning clear & clear approach of seeing by way of the tangle of selling messages thrown at us day by day. All of us get a little bit off-track generally, and simply want a nudge again in the suitable 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 ideas had been comparable, however your values and your persona shine by way of! It’s at all times a pleasure to learn you.

I admire that your weblog isn’t only for “novices” or people who find themselves neck-deep in debt and have to do an entire 180 of their lives. I like that although I just about qualify as a really frugal weirdo, I can nonetheless be taught heaps out of your weblog, and I additionally discover neighborhood 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 handle. 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 abilities I’m higher geared up now… However away from all the cash abilities… I noticed that your major message is considering the right way to create a sustainable and fulfilling life primarily based on one’s values it’s not likely 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 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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