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How much is being cheap worth to you?

How much is being cheap worth to you?

More than once — OK, roughly 3,459 times or so — I’ve been accused of being cheap, a tightwad, skinflint and miser. I prefer the word frugal, but family and friends prefer the word cheap. They believe I might find that more insulting and change my frugal ways. Nah, I’m good. This can occasionally be a source of tension in my house. For instance, I think it’s discriminatory to only want jewelry that’s gold or platinum when other metals like aluminum and stainless steel are perfectly acceptable alternatives. In fact, my wedding ring is silicone because the old silver one […]