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Recession Busting – Changing Our Perception

Frugality (Benjamin Franklin Virtues) By Kenny Bontrager 12-2-12

With the recession reported in all the newspapers and all around us, many of us are looking at ways we can economize. These days the word frugal no longer has the negative connotations it once held – that of being a cheapskate or tightwad. It means we are living without waste, a saver. Being thrifty and frugal was something that ...

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Living in Today’s Economy

Week in Review: Market Voices, Correlations and Thoughts on the Frugality Movement (PODCAST)

Living in today’s economy can be tough as prices rise and the stock market falls head over heels. It appears that many of us are cutting back on what we spend on a day to day basis. I know we watch our lights and try to keep them off when we are not in the room. I turn the computer ...

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Cut Your Food Bill in Half – Or More

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Even if you were never thrifty before, now is a good time to start. While it’s good to reevaluate your insurance to see if you can save money there and consider refinancing when the rates are low, the biggest place to save money is your food budget. If you’re looking to save money on your food bill consider these ideas: ...

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Ramblings of a Penny Pincher

Walmart Frugality

There are numerous ways to save money, some are big and some are small. Sometimes people will tell me that the things I do really don’t save much money, and I agree. I might not save much money, but I am always saving little bits of money. Eventually those pennies do add up. Here are some little things you can ...

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The Real Secret to Living a Frugal Lifestyle

True Frugality

Living thrifty is often equated with boredom and misery. This doesn’t have to be true, though, because even the thriftiest individual can derive true happiness from life; they don’t have to be a stingy scrooge. A thrifty person tends to live debtless with money to spend and the freedom to do so. Frugal and thrifty people make wise decisions, not ...

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5 Simple Steps to Saving Money Everyday

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Living frugally does not mean that you have to resign yourself to a miserable, joyless life. It does, though, mean making well thought out decisions, shopping for bargains, and always working to build up savings. Applying the following five tips will help you live your life a little more frugally. Consistently, every month, the grocery bill is a massive expense. ...

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Easier Steps to Living Frugally

Art of Frugality

A bank account with a low balance combined with past due bills can make even the calmest individual quite anxious. Financial stress often pushes marriages to the breaking point. If you can learn to live thrifty now, you will be able to essentially prevent such problems and secure your financial future. By making frugal living choices, you will have more ...

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Top Tips To Thrifty Living

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Learning to be thrifty, to create a budget, and live by your budget is one of the most valuable money skills you can have. Unfortunately, most of us have trouble living within our means. It seems that today we are all more concerned with having it all. And having it NOW! Thrifty living and developing a budget can be a ...

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