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A collection of the best articles we’ve featured on Minimalism.

Let’s Clean This Mess Up
Brad Beckstrom  |  The Frug

You can apply minimalism to a lot more than just cleaning out closets and garages. Over these past five years, I’ve developed everything from minimalist investing strategies, work habits, and exercise routines.

Kakeibo: The Japanese-Style of Budgeting
Adina Lazar  |  FinMasters

Kakeibo is not a software or an app. It’s a simple yet powerful personal finance philosophy that teaches you to save money and spend mindfully. All you need is a pen and a notebook.

What Growing Up “Poor” Taught Me About Minimalism
Cheryl Smith  |  Becoming Minimalist

We sold what we had to pay what we owed, and with reckless abandon, gratefully released the “American dream” and all it demanded of us. We are now 100% debt-free and have never been happier or more at peace.

The Joy of Decluttering
Taylor Buonocore-Guthrie  |  No Sidebar

My powder blue vest and purse, and the curious series of coincidences with these items, have permanently changed the way I see all of the things that live unloved and unused in my home.

Why I Did My Own Death Cleaning at 39
Emily McDermott  |  No Sidebar

Death cleaning goes a step beyond decluttering in that once you decide the things that you want to keep, you provide guidance to your loved ones as to what to do with those items after you die.

Make Fewer Things Matter
Harry Sit  |  The Finance Buff

Making fewer things matter helps you zero in on things that really matter. It also helps you ward off FOMO and sales pitches. FOMO and sales pitches always try to grab your attention by saying you’re making a mistake.