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Learning Frugality Starts And Ends With You

Steps To Learning Frugality

Learning frugality starts with your willingness to understand how to be cheap with money. If you are unwilling do that, you can read everything ever written about living frugal and thrifty living, but it won’t mean anything to you. However, if you keep in mind that a meager lifestyle does not have to be a lifestyle of misery, you can begin the process of being frugal and still enjoying life.

Frugal For Dummies

What does frugalliving mean to others? Frugal living and frugal savings means different things to everyone. However the word frugal translates the same in English as it does in any other language. Frugal in Spanish means the same thing as it does in English and that is to live prudently, to not be wasteful, to not spend extravagantly.

What’s Important?

You can do anything you set your mind to do. If you really want to learn how to be frugal and are willing to do whatever it takes, you will find more quality time to spend with your family and friends. Why? Because you will be less focused on accumulating stuff and possessions and more focused on what really matters.

Financial Discipline Is Where It’s At

That sounds so structured but if you want to cut back on your spending you will need to set up a structure of some kind, regardless of how restrictive it may sound. There are endless ways to be frugal and most are so simple. But it’s the simple things in life that we most often ignore. We think that if something isn’t complicated it must not work. But that’s not the case with frugality. Learning frugality is all about living a more simple life. Cut out all the extras in your life. Buy in bulk, make coffee at home, cook at home more often instead of always eating out, discontinue all the memberships you never use. Simplify, simplify, simplify. Like the old saying goes, use the KISS method (Keep It Simple Silly).