Every week I like to feature a few frugal articles that caught my eyes. Curl up in your favorite reading nook and enjoy. Hopefully these encourage you to live frugal lives!
What you don’t know about Internet algorithms is hurting you. (And you probably don’t know very much!) by Caitlin Dewey
The Internet tracks your every move. We know this already. What we didn’t know was just how powerful these tracking algorithms can be. When you visit one website and then go to another, numerous companies track and predict what you’ll ultimately like to buy, view, and share. Sometimes those algorithms go wild!
Why Judging People for Buying Unhealthy Food Is Classist by Wiley Reading
I have done this before, and it’s a big wake up call to anyone who criticizes other people’s dietary choices. When you judge someone for “choosing” less healthy food options, this might be a classist statement. Unfortunately, with global income and wealth inequality, people aren’t taught and don’t necessarily have the resources to “choose” better options.
“How in GOD’s NAME do you spend so little on food??” by J. Money
Over the last few months, I’ve been on an epic challenge to reduce my food and drink budget down to $200 per month. It used to be hundreds of dollars more than that every month. In this article, a family man asks how so many people have reduced their budgets, and what’s a reasonable amount to expect. Great article!
Broke with Privilege by Stefanie O’Connell
Stefanie’s one of my favorite personal finance writers. In this recent article, she talks about income disparity, poverty, and even privilege. I don’t want to ruin the article by explaining it here. Go read it NOW! 🙂