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Welcome to Save the Effort, the best resource for efficiently navigating the maze of life and reaching your goals faster and easier, so you can spend more time on the things you love.

Medical issues, inadequate savings, fear. These are only some of the reasons we choose to delay retirement (whatever your age may be). Family is the #1 reason I'm delaying ER.
It's well known one of the biggest fears of the FIRE movement is the dreaded possibility of a "black swan event." Does FIRE make sense anymore?
Hate your job? Would you like enough FU money to never work again? Learn how to Cheap Bastard your way to financial freedom!
Are you looking to save time and effort in everyday facets of your life? Learn my 7 step process for saving time and effort in all parts of your life.
Pricey gym memberships are not the only way to stay fit. You'll be having fun and getting fit in no time with these easy and inexpensive ideas!
Looking for a new hobby that's cheap, fun and easy to do? Disc golf may be for you.
Reminders of why we pursue our dreams come in many forms. This is a reminder of my why, what is yours?
Conquer the Spartan Ultra beast with these tips, including 10 essentials you need to have during the race.
Check out these five easy steps to keeping your microwave sparkling clean. Bonus: Prevent future spills with these simple steps.