Frugal Vs. Cheap
Don’t Buy Overly Cheap Gifts
Buy Quality Products
You can live with using a cheap brand for your clothes or footwear, but you need to look at the quality over the cost for items like home appliances. For example, if an appliance needs frequent repairing, it will rip off your savings. Better to go for appliances of high quality and do not need a lot of constant maintenance.
Don’t Skimp on the Bill
Going out to eat with friends? Doing an activity with a lot of people? It’s great to save money so you can suggest something free or cheap, but once the decision has been made, don’t haggle on the bill. Instead, pay your share and enjoy! This is not the time to be frugal and nitpicky.