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49 Frugal Habits Everyone Ought To Know About

The reason why anyone would want to be frugal is to spend less than you earn and use the difference to pay off debt, save and invest. Also, frugality is relative. Find out what’s important to you and plan accordingly, but don’t spend money just because it’s there. As is wanting something and needing something. As long as you can live without it, it’s a want.

Being frugal means being sparing, prudently saving and not wasteful. On the other hand, there’s this other word called cheap defined as being stingy or miserly. An example. It’s frugal when you spend $30 on a good quality dress than $10 on one from a discount store that falls apart after a few washings.

Below are 49 frugal habits that you can use in your life to prepare for the moments that matter.


    If you buy things you don’t need, you’ll soon sell things you need

  1. Always use both sides of computer printer paper if possible.
  2. Replace all your house’s incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs. It lasts 10 times longer, uses 75% less energy and produces 75% less heat than incandescent bulbs.
  3. Turn off lights, TV, etc. when not in use. Even if it is 5 minutes, it adds up.

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Now here's a huge management-oriented online library where you can get easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive resources regarding the leadership and management of yourself, other individuals, groups and organizations. Learn from 650 topics the FML (Free Management Library) that includes important practices such as :

  • starting
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Related topics and recommended books are also shown within the topics. The information is arranged in such a way so that an user can learn quickly. Here's an example screenshot from the leadership topic.

Materials that you won't find in the site :

  • listings of companies
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  • maps
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How to use the website efficiently :

  1. Choose 2 or 3 topics that seem most interesting to you.
  2. Click on relevant links and read each referenced article
  3. Read 1 or 2 of the "Related Library Topics"
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Motivation for the Business Conscious

I've came across a site where you can get all the articles and information you need to build a business. Some of the topics covered are competitive strategy, creative leadership, leading change, performance improvement and loads more. Articles are divided into 25 different categories. All articles are contributed by a list of trusted users. Anything and everything is free and printable on the site. You can even use it as material to teach. Great stuff. Check it out!

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