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Smart Money, Simple Life: a website dedicated to providing frugal living tips for living a life of simplicity and financial self-reliance.

About Me

Hello, my name is Diane and I’m the founder and author of Smart Money, Simple Life. I am also a small business owner, an ex-IT technical writer, a freelance writer and editor and a failed art student.

I launched Smart Money, Simple Life at the start of 2015 with the hope I could create a place where anyone who’s interested, can learn more about saving money, frugal living and finding ways to become more financially self-reliant through side hustles and home-based businesses.

For me, frugal living is both an art and a science. When money is tight, creativity is needed to make the most of the money and time available to you. The science is learning to use money wisely by focusing on creating a sensible budget, tracking your spending, reducing debt and building passive income.

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