As Jeff Goldblum once said: "Menulog, uh... finds a way." Perfectly summing up my experience with cooking dinner, food delivery services somehow find a way into my weekly eating plans - mostly because I am too lazy to cook. That's not the cheapest way to live, but it is the most convenient. What if I only had to pay a tenner?
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A lot of people think frugality is about saving money at the cost of your time: you spend all day clipping coupons just to save a couple bucks on your groceries. That's not frugal at all. Your time is precious -- more precious than money -- and true frugality is about using both your time and money wisely. Here's how.
Sometimes spending money can actually save you money. For example, if you're buying cheap boots and replacing them often, you'll save money in the long run if you buy a pricier pair of boots that last. In line with this concept, money writer Jim Wang suggests the "upgrade and save" strategy.
There's a point when frugality simply isn't worth it. Sometimes, when you're trying to save money, you'll grab the cheapest possible version of a product, only to realise a few days later it doesn't work properly or just plain falls apart. Here are some items that are worth the little bit of extra cash.