This family experimented, and shared the results with us, at paying out nothing for an entire month.
Well, they had financial commitments already – things like mortgage, utilities and pre-school tuition for their child – and they did allow purchases of perishables like milk and fresh veggies and fruits, so these were excused from the experiment.
But no eating out, toiletries, baby sitting, internet access or gas (hmmm, that could be tough!) were allowed.
The results? New found financial freedoms! Neo-hippies! A return to the bounties of Mother Earth! Spartan redefined!
Read his full article on their time in the No-Buy Zone.