Frugality and the Philippines {4}

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Frugal living, voluntary simplicity, living within your means, or whatever you’d like to call it. I like to think of it as, “common sense”. There was a movement here in the late ’80’s and early ’90’s where many people were tired of “more is not enough”, and the move to a simpler life was appealing. With the current state of the economy there will likely be renewed interest in this effort.

A simpler life can mean many things, and to a great extent depends upon where you start from. In essence it involves buying only what you can afford, making economical choices/choosing alternatives, and getting rid of what you don’t need. Does this theme sound familiar?

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