Frugal People Buy Tools, Not Gadgets
I have addressed this topic in one form or another before, but it never hurts to take slightly different look . . .
If you are frugal-- you want tools, not gadgets. Specifically, tools that save you time or money. Even better would be tools that can make you money.
Everything else is a "nice to have" gadget. Here is what you should think about when considering acquiring something:
- What does it do?
- How often will you use it?
- Can you rent it?
- Would used work as good as new?
- Will it save you time or money?
- Will it make you money?
- Will it produce a "better" result?
Here is a strategy-- let other people give you the gadgets and make sure you acquire the tools.
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