Guest post: 5 money habits of the epically frugal

Published February 20, 2016   Posted in My Guest Posts

Happy weekend! I am writing more and more for the blog and my latest contribution talks about the 5 habits of the epically frugal. Check out the habits of true money masters.

As far as I’m concerned, there are three types of people in this world. There are those who overspend like crazy. Others spend almost nothing. And then there are folks in the middle, “who have mastered the fine art of money management to the point where every dollar spent results in undeniable happiness, every time. I like to call these people the “epically frugal”, and they tend to lead simple, happy and productive lives.”

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9 responses to “Guest post: 5 money habits of the epically frugal”

  1. Nice post Steve…..thanks again for all your work here.

  2. Steve, I enjoyed reading your post quite a bit. I found myself agreeing with each one of your points, especially the one about spending on experiences rather than things. When I reflected today, I have fond memories of my experiences, not of some expensive item I bought 5 years ago.

    • Steve says:

      Thanks George, appreciate you taking the time to write. It’s true, experiences trump things in almost every way. They are what we remember the most. They are what bring a smile to our face when we reflect. 🙂

  3. John says:

    Nice post. Glad to read some validation of my frugal ways!


  4. Jaime says:

    Good post Steve. Sometimes I think people get the wrong idea of FIRE. They think a lot of us are just rubbing our hands together, hoarding all our money, being stingy and not having fun. I like that you point out the different types of people in the world and in FIRE. We fall in the middle too. We have figured out our enough and I don’t think it’s hard in a first world country.

  5. Stockbeard says:

    Good post Steve! I got out of my comfort zone recently by calling my ISP and asking them for a discount. I’ll need to confirm with my next bill, but I think I managed to cut my internet bill in half (basically asking them to keep their promotional offer running for one more year) just by asking nicely.

    That was tough for me because I really hate to bargain.

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