Posts tagged ‘Frugal’

How Frugality Made Me Afford Happiness

Updated: July 15, 2017 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 13 Comments

I consider myself frugal. While I do splurge on things occasionally, I only do it when I know I can afford it. And most of the time, I consciously avoid spending on unnecessary things. There is a thin line between being frugal and being cheap (take the test here), and I choose to stay as […]

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The Shocking Truth About Frugality

Updated: April 2, 2017 | Mindsetting, Money Saving Tips | 11 Comments

What is frugality? Wikipedia defines as having “the quality of being frugal, sparing, thrifty, prudent or economical.” Some people see it negatively as being misers or cheap, or in Filipino… kuripot. While some, see it more positively as being prudent or smart about spending… matipid. And still some, don’t think about it at all – […]

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Frugal or Cheap: Test Your Mindset

Updated: May 30, 2017 | Mindsetting, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 37 Comments

What’s the difference between being frugal and being cheap? Surprisingly, when I asked my friends about this, I got different answers. Furthermore, when I gave them several cases and asked their thoughts if it was a frugal or cheap example, they disagreed on a several points. Today, we’ll define that boundary, which separates the two. […]

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