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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.