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By Laurie Campbell
Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

These days in Canada, a lot of people recoil at the mere mention of the word frugal. For them the word conjures mistaken images of scarcity and misery – of cheapskates living gloomy, stoical lives on the outskirts of a dazzling, free-spending consumer culture. Those who mistake frugality for cheapness are likely to ask, “Isn’t being frugal just a downer? Isn’t it only practiced by unhappy, penny-pinching bores?” In answer I can only say that frugality has nothing to do with being cheap and miserable and everything to do with being smart and responsible in matters of personal money...