Tag: frugality

Are You Suffering From ‘Frugality Fatigue’?

I had to laugh a little when I read the headline on our public radio’s website this morning: “Frugality Fatigue May Fuel Increased Holiday Spending This Year“. The article goes on to cite a University of Minnesota professor’s claims that consumers (I really don’t like that word)┬áhave a “pent-up” urge to spend a bunch of …

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Preparing for Sequestration – Tips for Taking a 20% Pay Cut

As of March 1, 2013 the automatic budget cuts of $1.2 trillion are set to take effect for lots of government employees, which is known as sequestration. For most folks these budget cuts haven’t gone into affect, but are set to take affect in mid-April (depending on what branch of the government). These cuts will …

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