Book of the Week: The New Frugality, Chris Farrell

30 December, 2013

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Some of us stand to be inspired and guided by THE NEW FRUGALITY, a new appro68453848ach to spending and saving. Author Chris Farrell is resident personal finance expert and economics editor for American Public Media’s Marketplace Money. Drawing on his extensive knowledge base and conversations with listeners on Marketplace Money, Farrell dispenses practical advise on every aspect of our financial lives, teaching us how to:

*Ensure a “margin of safety” in our spending

*Choose the frugal home: renting vs. owning–what’s right for you.

*The best ways to save for college

*Wise debt vs. foolish debt

*Why giving away your money can be smart

THE NEW FRUGALITY is not only about belt-tightening.  It’s about embracing a lifestyle of less waste, lower environmental impact, greater peace of mind, and in the long run, deeper satisfaction.

His book, published by Bloomsbury USA is also available in audio from HighBridge.