Frugal Living Strategies Earn Blog 300,000 Readers

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David Ning launched in 2007 in order to help others understand how frugal living can build wealth over time and create financial freedom. The blog hit 300,000 readers this summer, largely due to its focus on frugal living in strained economic times.

David Ning offers budget-conscious readers straightforward advice and no-nonsense strategies for frugal living in his latest post at

Money-strapped and rhetoric-weary consumers have begun developing their own personal economic bailout plan by adopting frugal living habits. Many are now well versed in cutting coupons, slimming spending and finding deals on everything from groceries to utilities – and according to David Ning of that’s a good thing regardless of the state of the economy.

Ning knows firsthand how difficult it can be to make ends meet on too few dollars. As a husband, father, and college graduate, Ning once struggled to gain control of his finances. It was this experience that taught him the value of frugal living.

In 2007 he launched in order to help others understand how small changes in daily spending habits can have a big impact on personal finances. He soon found his blog's relevance was apparent to a wider audience when Wall Street turned to rubber in the fall of 2008.

All of the content on is free and covers a wide variety of topics including tips for frugal living, investment strategies, debt reduction advice and more. Subscribers receive a weekly newsletter and are granted access to a free mini course on frugal living.

In the summer of 2010, developed a monthly readership of 300,000. In addition, the blog has a rapidly growing Facebook fan page and coverage on sites like, the, and

A recent post at entitled Office Supplies on a Budget challenges readers to consider how saving pennies on purchases as mundane as pencils and printer paper can result in significant savings, and have a dramatic impact on personal finances.

“Whether you are running a small business or simply want to set up a home office, saving some money on office supplies can be important. In a business, every penny counts, and the same holds true for a household budget.”

The Office Supplies on a Budget post can be read in its entirety at Interested parties can also find tips, a weekly newsletter, and a free frugal living mini-course at

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