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Welcome to Keep Thrifty - I’m Chris

If you’re like most of my readers, you’re looking to do something different.

You’ve got big dreams underneath the surface and want to make them a reality. You’ve felt stuck by never-enough finances and overloaded schedules and are ready to take control and chase your dreams.

This site is a resource to help you be diligent about how you spend your money and your time. If you’re using these limited resources to support your values and achieve your dreams, then you’ve got a Keep Thrifty mindset.

If not, there’s still time to make a change.

I’ve Been Stuck Too

Myself, my wife, and our three daughters on a green lawn

A few years back, it looked like I had everything going for me - a stable corporate job, a beautiful wife and three daughters, a house in the suburbs, two new cars in the garage, and a house full of stuff.

But outward appearances can be deceiving. Despite all of the things we had, we were lacking something big - happiness.

Over the course of the last several years, we’ve flipped our family’s life - ending our frivolous spending and love for the artificial so we could focus on living out our dreams and values.

Going through this gave us the ability to do something big - for me to leave my full-time job to commit to a one-year mini-retirement.

It’s crazy. It’s unconventional. But it’s also incredible - and it’s possible for you.

Everyone Should Have the Chance to Chase Their Dreams

It isn’t always easy, but it’s way better than spending the rest of your life asking “What if?”

Keep Thrifty is my way of sharing what we’ve learned with others so they can dare to dream big, understand how to take control of their finances and time, and make their dreams a reality.

Beyond the articles and tools you’ll find here, I also provide one-on-one coaching for people to help them on their journey.

Keep Thrifty Community (40,000+ and Counting)

Over 40,000 people have ventured into this little corner of the web to read an article, download a spreadsheet, track their spending, or get inspired to dream.

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