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A collection of the best articles we’ve featured on Frugality.

The Lifestyle of the Scrap Happy

budgetlifelist  |  Budget Life List

I get rewarded twice for thriftiness. First, I get the immediate reward of an item at a severely discounted price, if not free. Second, I collect tiny moments of resilience.

It Doesn’t Take Special Financial Knowledge to Become Wealthy

Dr. Cory S. Fawcett  |  Financial Success MD

The simplicity of it all can be found in the story of a self-taught TV repairman who rode his bicycle to my house when I was a kid, and the millions he left afterwards.

Being Easily Pleased Is a Superpower

Kristen  |  The Frugal Girl

In my experience, the more I keep an eye out for little joys, the more I find those little joys. I can experience these happinesses on a near-daily basis.

The Fun of Irrational Frugal Guilt

Abigail  |  I Pick Up Pennies

Two weeks ago, I slunk out of the grocery store feeling ashamed. Why? Because I’d wanted strawberries, and saw that they weren’t on sale. And I got them anyway. (!!!)

The Frugal Sybarite

Donna Freedman  |  Surviving and Thriving

Hanging our laundry to dry in the sun leads to another luxury: falling asleep surrounded by the fragrance of the sun and the wind. Some people would say the sun has no odor. I beg to differ.

Myth: No One Ever Got Rich by [X]

Brian  |  Lazy Man and Money

The problem is that these are singular claims. It ignores that your total money mindset is made up of many beliefs and actions. It’s unlikely that you are going to be frugal in just one area.