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So, this is what frugal is huh?
Old 02-08-2008, 06:34 PM   #1
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So, this is what frugal is huh?

I got a kick out of this article. Perhaps we all need to redefine the current meaning of "frugal."

We are very frugal in our spending habits
'Frugal' pair has $30,000 in card debt

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Old 02-08-2008, 06:39 PM   #2
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I like these people. They are more apt to keep on working in old age. Consumers are good!

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Old 02-08-2008, 07:27 PM   #3
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Hilarious. ... and if they're frugal, what'd they do with the HELOC cash?

Frugal people have little need to borrow at 12%.

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Old 02-08-2008, 08:59 PM   #4
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"We live frugally" compared to Britney Spears
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Old 02-09-2008, 02:18 PM   #6
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Yes, we need them to keep working and paying SS taxes so DW and I can be more comfortable in our debt-free retirement.

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