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Americans Plan to Scale Back on Holiday Spending This Year

A Gallup poll taken back in October asked Americans to predict how much they’ll spend on Christmas gifts this year. The average came out to $805. ...


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Estate of Social Worker Leaves Millions to Charity

After Alan Naiman died of cancer at 63, he left most of his estate to a variety of charities serving children with various needs. This came as no surprise ...


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Millennials Are Spending More on Coffee than Retirement Plans

If you've ever had to wait in a long line at your local Starbucks, you probably already know—millennials spend a lot of money on coffee. But ...


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Librarian Leaves Millions of Dollars to University

Robert Morin, a cataloguer at the University of New Hampshire's library, "lived a simple, frugal life," complete with TV dinners and a car ...


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Spending Habits of Women

A Harris Interactive poll of 1,202 women asked the following question: "Which spending habits do you find hardest to break?"

Eating out or getting takeout—49 ...

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Frugal Trustee Removes Church Sign

After a friend of ours took his first rural pastorate, we made plans to visit him. We wrote down careful directions on how to get to his country church. ...


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Profitable Waste

The lottery promotes the interesting moral notion that if people are inclined to waste their money, the government should make it fun for them. And take ...


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Bread and Silver

Wesley limited his expenditures by not buying the kinds of things generally considered essential for a man in his station of life. In 1776 the English ...


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Contentment Is Cheaper

The best way to make your old car run better is to learn the price of a new one.


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Independence Through Frugality

I have a friend who has done a very interesting thing. He has lived frugally and saved sacrificially in order to have a cash account larger than his yearly ...


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