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Frugal Living

A Clutter-Free Life is the Key to Frugal Living

We’ve been talking about ways to keep home and personal expenses straightforward through a myriad of cost-cutting strategies and smart money management. I now want to offer advice that’s not exactly related to money, but can nevertheless have an impact on a person’s finances: Keep your home free of clutter. Just as a cluttered mind makes it difficult to focus on work, a cluttered home can make frugal living challenging. Unfortunately, it has become the norm to work hard and earn more to have more money to buy more things. An early report from the LA Times proves this is true for many American families. The average US household has 300,000 things, ranging from a paperclip to a sock to

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