Best Money Tips: 10 Signs You've Gone From Frugal to Cheap


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the signs that you’ve gone from frugal to cheap, how to spend less on groceries this year, and ten ways you’re throwing money away.

Top 5 Articles

10 Signs You’ve Gone From Frugal to Cheap — You are not being frugal when you pressure people for freebies — you're being cheap. [Money Talks News]

How to Spend Less on Groceries in 2015 — Plan your meals for each week, making sure to use up your groceries — especially the meat! [Parenting Squad]

10 Ways You’re Throwing Money Away (and How to Stop) — Alcohol can get expensive. If you aren't willing to give it up completely, then be smarter about what and when you drink. [MoneyNing]

5 Money Management Tips That Could Change Your Life in 2015 — Review the financial products you use. Is your information up to date? Can you get better rates? More perks? [Credit Sesame]

Secrets to Help You Change Your Habits for Life — Choose something easy and pleasurable to do every time you feel your bad habit calling you. Eventually, this competing response will become automatic, and it will replace the bad habit entirely. [Money Under 30]

Other Essential Reading

15 Ways to Live a Year With No Regrets — Share your love openly and honestly with the important people in your life. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]

You're Going to Love These New Year's Resolutions Made by 100-Year-Olds — Exercise more! Physical activity is an important part of health and happiness. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Pay Cash for Your Health Care — In some situations, you may get better care and greater savings if you don't use your health insurance. [Kiplinger]

7 Ways to Make Your Bathroom More Eco-Friendly (and Save You Money) — Switch to low-flow shower heads. They only use around 2.5 gallons of water per minute, while a traditional shower head uses 5-8 gallons per minute. [CouponPal]

7 Debt Repayment Tips From Someone Who’s Been There — Be realistic. Don't aim to pay off all your debt at a faster rate than is possible for your situation or you may get discouraged when you can't keep up with the pace. [ReadyForZero]

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