Tightwad Tuesday: A Simple Way To Save 10% Online

If someone calls me a tightwad, I take it as a compliment and so should you.

To me, a ‘tightwad’ is someone who holds onto their money and then makes conscious choices on how to save, invest, spend and give it away.  It’s a good thing!

Do you want to save money on online purchases? Who doesn’t? In this episode, I share my super simple and quick tip on savings 10% or more when you are making a purchase online.

Do you have tips to share?  Don’t be stingy now. Share them in the comments below. We want to hear them!

 

What Does Wealthy Mean? Think Like A Squirrel

Think like a squirrel. Oak trees provide plenty of nourishment for the most industrious squirrel.

We’re the same way. If we make the most of the money have, we’ve been given, earned and will earn in the future, we’ll have more than enough to enjoy life.

When I was a teenager, I saw this with my own eyes. My father retired from the U.S. Navy and my parents bought an orange grove in Central California. We designated one tree for the family’s use and the rest of the fruit was sold.

Just from the one tree, we had way too many oranges for one family!  In fact, we had so many, they would drop to the ground and rot.  My brother and I used to play “orange baseball” with the rotten ones.

We took turns pitching them to each other and hit them as hard as we could with a wooden bat. The goal was to spray the sibling with orange pieces.  We’d come in the house covered in orange juice and orange sections.

In other words, we had plenty of oranges to spare. We were “orange rich.”

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