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Living the Dream: Non-Consumer Advocate Katy Wolk-Stanley

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    November 11, 2013

Labor and delivery nurse Katy Wolk-Stanley shares how she moved from living a frugal lifestyle to being a leading non-consumer.

A Year of Buying Nothing New

Blog   |    by Julie Fathy   |    January 28, 2016

A Denver mom resolves to go debt-free by buying nothing new (aside from a few necessities) for a full year.

New Dream Staff Picks: Books We Love

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    April 11, 2012

New Dream staff share their picks for the most inspirational books they've read on topics of consumerism, parenting, and work-life balance.

My Story of Frugality: Breaking My Economic Dependence on My Job

Blog   |    by Dale S. Brown   |    August 4, 2011

How one D.C. resident changed her relationship to money and gained just a bit of freedom from the endless demands to earn it.

The Benefits—and Joy—of "Making Do" With What You Have

Blog   |    by Bea Echeverria   |    December 14, 2017

After moving to the U.S. from Spain, New Dreamer Bea Echevarria realized that "making do" wasn’t a coveted value for everyone. But there are many good reasons it should be.