Waste not. That’s the big message from a Colorado blogger known to hundreds of thousands of devotees as Mr. Money Mustache. Even if you have no intention of retiring soon, here are nine suggestions for how you can gain control of your finances, from someone whose family lives comfortably on around $37,000 a year.
1. Drive an old car or bike to work if you can Mr. Money Mustache (his real name is Pete) recommends trying to live as close to work as you can. You won’t ever get that commuting time back. And don’t borrow money to buy a car. Linda Davidson/The Washington Post Buy Photo