Are you Frugal or just Cheap?
Even these two words are closely related, there's a huge difference between being cheap and being frugal.
Being cheap is about spending less; being frugal is about prioritizing your spending so that you can have more of the things you really care about.
Would you use coupons on the first date? A whopping 79 percent of Americans find using coupons on a first date to be acceptable.
A new survey asked people several questions about things they did to save money, to see if they were cheap or frugal.
Here are the results
1. Not leaving a tip. CHEAP.
2. Buying generic groceries or electronics. FRUGAL.
3. Carefully tracking how much electricity you're using . FRUGAL.
4. Reusing tea bags or coffee filters . CHEAP.
5. Calculating your portion of a group dinner bill to the cent. CHEAP.
6. Diluting your hand soap with water so it'll last longer . CHEAP.
7. Using deals or coupons for everything you buy . FRUGAL.
8. Always tipping 15%, regardless of how good the service was . CHEAP.
9. Re-gifting . CHEAP.
10. Only drinking at home, never at a bar or restaurant . FRUGAL.
So, what are you?
To see the full survey, Click here.