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frugality

frooh ga luh tee

  • n  prudence in avoiding waste

  • The first is the taste of live food; the second is my relation to frugality; the third is my deep concern about the state of the planet.
  • Clark is a model of frugality as well.
  • The Penny Express It is a testimony to our strength of spirit that we embrace a new frugality forced upon us by the economy April 27.
News & Articles

  • When frugality goes too far
    Many Americans have embraced frugality in recent years, but sometimes money-saving strategies backfire when taken to extremes.
    June 11, 2013 - MSN
  • Mortgage debt catches up with the Netherlands
    Dutch real estate prices have plunged in recent years, leaving homeowners 'underwater.' Despite the country's reputation for frugality, it has the highest household debt levels in the Eurozone. WEESP, Netherlands — The Dutch dream isn't that different from the American one. Nor is the nightmare that many people have woken up to.
    June 9, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Higher Taxes Mute Wealth Effect for Wealthy: EcoPulse
    High-income Americans are demonstrating some frugality as the positive wealth effect from a rallying stock market is being offset by tax increases.
    June 6, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • Boris Johnson in International Herald Tribune
    This is not the most handsomely wrapped present,Johnson said. "It's meant to show the frugality of the new regime."
  • Ken Lewis in Reuters
    We have a hard-earned reputation for frugality, not extravagance,said Ken Lewis, CEO of Bank of America (BAC.N). "Taxpayers have invested in our company, and they deserve to know what return they are making on their investment and when it...
  • George Mason in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    George Mason wrote in the Virginia Declaration of Rights that "no free government, nor the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people, but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality and virtue."

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