"...I'm accustomed to lean living. Here are some of the mantras that have kept me going thus far:"
It's not what I have, but how much of it I can keep--the question often asked "can I do without this?" if not...
How can I get it free, or almost free?--thrifty shopping is the key.
Enough is as good as a feast--filet mignon is not an option!!
Every day is casual Friday!--Versace is out, Goodwill is in.
Announce my intentions, "put it out in the universe," which is also known as "prayer."--your faith can be your strength in times of trouble
$20 to feel rich, increasing my monthly church tithe--priorities are important
This article can be found in its original forum at Surviving (and thriving) on $12,000 a year
The first article was was originally referenced by Frugal For Life. It is a must read along with the follow-up article:
All I can say is WOW!!