Author Archives for John Schmoll

I'm the founder of Frugal Rules, a Dad, husband and veteran of the financial services industry. I'm passionate about helping people learn from my mistakes so that they can enjoy the freedom that comes from living frugally. I'm also a freelance writer, and regularly contribute to U.S. News & World Report, Investopedia, Credit Karma and more. If you're wanting to learn how to monetize your blog, check out my blog coaching services to see how I can help you take your site to the next level.

Is the 9-5 Job Really Dead?

Is the 9-5 job dead? Reports are indicating the the traditional 9-5 job is dying. Here are some things to keep in mind to continue to excel professionally.

Last month an article made its way around the interwebs purporting that the 9-5 job might be dying. Running a business myself, the article instantly caught my attention. While…

The Power of Saying No

Saying no feels bad, and sometimes even dirty but it's actually a good, and very powerful word, especially when you use it to change the way you live.

The following is a contribution from Michelle at Fit is the New Poor. If you’d like to contribute to Frugal Rules, please contact us.


“You’re going to have the baby…