10 Offbeat Ways to Be Frugal

Frugal shpper using coupons
Frugal shpper using coupons

When "frugal fatigue" becomes a part of the lexicon and millionaire celebrities find it hip to brag about clipping coupons or not buying diamonds, you know that frugality has reached its apex. But as widespread as it is, frugal is still the new black, and what started as a way to survive during a recession has turned into a national pastime that is a common part of everyday life.

But what more can you do after you've cut out every coupon, cut your own hair, cooked enough beans to last a lifetime and made every meal at home, recycled everything, cut out cable TV and vowed to go to the library every week? There's only so much penny-pinching people can stand.

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