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
- Always use both sides of computer printer paper if possible.
- 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.
- Turn off lights, TV, etc. when not in use. Even if it is 5 minutes, it adds up.
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A pet is an animal that is very beneficial to its owner. There’s even now a type of treatment called pet therapy. I myself have a pet dog and since having it, many things in my household have changed for the better. Below are 3 things why owning a pet will positively affect your life.
Firstly, a pet like any other animal needs to eat and shit. They have a daily schedule that needs to be attended to. Like for example, my pet dog eats 2 meals a day, once in the morning and once in the night. He gets his shower on Saturdays. So, caring for a pet actually encourages nurturance, responsibility and adherence to a daily schedule. This is especially a solid reason for you to convince your parent to get that pet you’ve been wanting.
Secondly, pets improve a person’s mood. No matter how angry, sad or stressed out you may be, spending time with your pet will put your focus and attention on it. There are actually 2 things that can suddenly improve your mood. One is a pet and the other is a baby. In this case, adopting a pet is easily more attainable than a baby.
Lastly, the third reason why you should own a pet is for accompaniment. This is especially beneficial to the elderly. Pets make you feel accepted every time. For example, my pet dog is usually left hanging around alone in the compound of my house. Even if you leave him alone the whole day, he will still come and lick me whenever I’m around. If that’s not love, then I don’t know what is. Pets are also good listeners. Sharing your burden with it helps to alleviate your mind and put you at peace.
Below is a list of the top 10 pets that are adoptable. If you are still petless, you may want to consider adopting one of the below.
The man’s best friend is a highly social animal. They are trainable and playful at the same time. The loyalty and devotion that dogs demonstrate as part of their natural instincts as pack animals closely mimics the human idea of love and friendship which leads many dog owners to view their pets as full-fledged family members. The eagerness to please and worshiping their owners in return for a little food and attention alone is enough be included as a family member.
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Below is a collection of designer wedding cakes from all around the world. This comprehensive list of 200++ will give you a rough idea on how cool wedding cakes look like.
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