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Old 09-09-2013, 11:10 AM   #1
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Frugal People are More Attractive....:)

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Great story and I agree 100%. A money "waster" loses my respect. I really liked the part about tipping a waiter......As in the story, I respect everyone working for a living and although I consider myself "prudent", I always tip good service 20% at in-expensive restaurants. thanks for posting.
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Great story and I agree 100%. A money "waster" loses my respect. I really liked the part about tipping a waiter......As in the story, I respect everyone working for a living and although I consider myself "prudent", I always tip good service 20% at in-expensive restaurants. thanks for posting.
Thanks FinanceDude...regarding tipping, I, too, tip 20% when eating out, and to motel/hotel maids. I have compassion for the service industry; to this day, I remember that job as a motel maid at the tender young age of 16.
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Old 09-09-2013, 02:49 PM   #4
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I have always said this to my spouse. She is extremely attractive!

We focus on value much more than we do on cost.
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Old 09-10-2013, 06:24 AM   #5
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I have always said this to my spouse. She is extremely attractive!
That's the case here too. When we were dating DW-to-be came over to the house and I noted that she had a small hole in her jeans. She said "I know, but I hate shopping".

So I immediately fell to my knees and proposed.

Well, it didn't happen exactly that way, but I think it significant that I remember that after almost 30 years.
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In the 80's I drove a 79 Corolla and had maybe five suits at a time, some of which wore pretty thin. I did however, max out in the 401k plan. George (not his real name) have 15 or more nice suits, monogrammed pressed shirts, a new Lexus, but could not afford to put a dime in the 401k plan. I married a frugal woman who puts up with me. George had a trophy wife who's daily routine involved going to the spa, finding the trendiest restaurant for dinner and clothes shopping. Wonder how he is doing today?
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Love this! I've always been thankful that I married a good-lookin' thrifty guy. And the tipping comments are interesting; I'm a big cheapskate and so is hubby, but we always tip at least 20% and often more.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:22 PM   #9
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He was tall, lean, blond, blue-eyed, and drove a horrible old beater with dented sides and ripped back seats. And I overheard him advising somebody else in the office to use her low-interest-rate savings to pay back her 22% credit card debt.

So maybe frugality had something to do with it

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