65 episodes

Frugal Living is a podcast for smart consumers. How do you spend less and get more? The show, sponsored by Brad's Deals, features interviews, stories, tips, and tricks. Looking for the Frugal Living show notes and episode transcripts? Check out Frugal.fm for everything you need.

Frugal Living Jim Markus

    • Business
    • 4.5 • 41 Ratings

Frugal Living is a podcast for smart consumers. How do you spend less and get more? The show, sponsored by Brad's Deals, features interviews, stories, tips, and tricks. Looking for the Frugal Living show notes and episode transcripts? Check out Frugal.fm for everything you need.

    Frugality Has Never Been More Important

    Frugality Has Never Been More Important

    Keynote speaker and well-being consultant Leanne Spencer discusses the importance of frugality (and why that doesn't mean what you might think).

    Frugal Living is brought to you by Brad's Deals. Looking for more information about living a frugal life? We've recently talked about mortgages, inflation, Black Friday, and rain barrels.

    • 8 min
    How to Avoid Burnout with Leanne Spencer

    How to Avoid Burnout with Leanne Spencer

    Keynote speaker and well-being consultant Leanne Spencer shares practical tips about how to avoid burnout. Frugal Living is brought to you by Brad's Deals. 

    Spending more time in your backyard? Check out our suggestions for easy (and frugal) backyard projects.

    • 14 min
    How to Make the Most of Retirement with Madonna Hanna

    How to Make the Most of Retirement with Madonna Hanna

    Some people worry they won't know what to do during retirement. That's not the case for Madonna Hanna. At 67 years old, she's more active than ever.

    Want to join the Frugal Living podcast community? You can find us on social media: TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and Linkedin. Find the full show notes, including a transcript of the show, at Frugal.fm. Frugal Living is brought to you by Brad's Deals.

    Related: Check out our recent interview about the Financial Independence, Retire Early movement.

    • 18 min
    Frugal Food: Cheap Healthy Meals with Lynne Bowman

    Frugal Food: Cheap Healthy Meals with Lynne Bowman

    Lynne Bowman, author of Brownies for Breakfast: A Cookbook for Diabetics and the People Who Love Them, talks with Jim about the frugal joy of cooking at home. Recipes included!

    Want to join the Frugal Living podcast community? You can find us on social media @frugallivingpod on TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and Linkedin. Find the full show notes, including a transcript of the show, at Frugal.fm. Frugal Living is brought to you by Brad's Deals.

    Looking for more frugal tips and tricks? We recently discussed how supply chain disruptions could result in much better Black Friday deals and the best Prime Day deals we expect every year.

    • 16 min
    Skip the Restaurant, Eat at Home

    Skip the Restaurant, Eat at Home

    In this episode of Frugal Living, inspirational chef Tina McDermott shares her enthusiasm for home cooking. We discuss practical recipes, including a $10 dish that takes less than 20 minutes to prepare. 

    Want to join the Frugal Living podcast community? You can find us at FrugalLivingPod on TikTok and Insta. We also look for discounts on the things we love. This year, that means we checked out the latest indoor Halloween decorations and deals on outdoor Halloween decorations. Plus, we talked about how to pay less for streaming services.

    Find the full show notes, including a transcript of the show, at Frugal.fm. Frugal Living is brought to you by Brad's Deals.

    • 15 min
    How to Save the Planet

    How to Save the Planet

    Continuing our conversation from Grow Your Own National Park, Professor Douglas Tallamy describes how to make an ecological impact in your own backyard with specific, frugal advice. He also shares memorable tips from Bringing Nature Home, his book about the importance of native plants to native wildlife.

    Find the full show notes, including a transcript of the show, at Frugal.fm. Frugal Living is brought to you by Brad's Deals.

    Looking for more ways to improve the food web outside your house? Learn everything you need to know about rain barrels, including the truth about whether it's legal to collect your own rainwater.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Mark🐙 ,

Great guests

You know those podcasts who find the most interesting and insightful guests? This is one of those podcasts.

fitfastandfabulous ,

Madonna Hanna

Jim is a delightful and insightful host. As a guest, I had a wonderful time sharing how productive and fun retirement can be. How the “ Golden years can produce Golden opportunities!” Tune in and enjoy.

Felixr101 ,

Great advice one can use daily!

This is a great podcast! Jim asks great questions. The questions are insightful and are questions we are thinking about and are informed about.

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