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5 Crazy Ways Frugality Can Go Too Far

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Being frugal (which is kind of a nice way of saying ‘cheap’) is usually a great thing. Frugality can help you to get, and keep, your financial life in order. While it might not always be fun to choose saving or spending, the rewards are obvious when you live your life in a frugal state of mind. Of course, taking ... Read More »

5 Creative Ways to Stretch Leftovers

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Let’s face it. As much fun as some of us have cooking our meals, we all get into a rut now and then. And if you do very much cooking, you already know it isn’t always easy to use all those leftovers. Just the word “leftovers” has some people turning up their noses. But like it or not, using your ... Read More »

4 Easy Ways to Save More Money Every Month

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I’m usually firmly planted on the side of earning more over spending less. This is as I tend to find it easier to work a little more instead of cutting things from my budget. But I’m finding that the more I’m around frugal people and the more I read about frugal tendencies, the easier it is for me to save more ... Read More »

4 Easy Ways to Be More Frugal

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It’s not much of a secret anymore, but I’m going to throw it out there anyway in case you don’t already know – I’m not 100 percent frugal by nature. I was talking to my dad the other day and he asked me if I “took advantage” of being in a larger town when I had a doctor’s appointment the ... Read More »

Are You Cheap or Frugal? 2 Examples to Help You Decide

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Sometimes the words “frugal” and “cheap” are used interchangeably to describe people who don’t like to spend a lot of money. I have used them interchangeably in the past myself, but since then I’ve learned that frugal and cheap have vastly different meanings. According to Dictionary.com, frugal is an adjective which means “economical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or ... Read More »