Are You Being Frugal, or just Cheap?

Posted September 14, 2011 in Resource

In today’s society, frugality can lead to accusations of “cheapness.” But there’s an important difference:

Being frugal means finding the least expensive way to own a product or receive a service. Those of us on the path to plentitude, an economy based on sustainability, must be ethical as we do this.

Being cheap refers to owning a product or receiving a service in a way that exploits other people. It can also refer to exploiting yourself.

Click here to read more from this article by Dale S. Brown on the New Dream Blog.