When stepping on to the pathway of frugality, there are a lot of tips tossed around that deal specifically with saving money and being more thrifty. But I think there are a few big things we often forget about regarding the topic of frugal living. So here are three tips that can help you live a more successful, productive life of frugality…and they have nothing to do with money.
1: STOP TURNING FRUGAL LIVING INTO A CONTEST WITH OTHERS.
The only person you should be competing with in the mighty Battle Of Who Saves More is the person you used to be.
Are you spending less than you did last month? Score.
Here’s the thing: you can’t compare how much money you’re spending with another family. There will always be circumstances or issues that make your situations different. So stop worrying that your neighbor only spent $150 on groceries last month when you just spent that last week.