When I have told people about my Fru-Gal column, some of them ask: You teach people how to be cheap?
I always think this reaction is from people who don't look for ways to save money. Many people won't use a 50-cent coupon, thinking it is just 50 cents. I don't know about you, but in the big picture, if you had a extra 50 cents a day, by the end of a year you would be making out quite well. Are you cheap when you bring your lunch in to work, or rent a movie instead of going to a theater? In the end, my pocket probably has more quarters than theirs.
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