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The Frugal Shopper

Updated on May 31, 2017
 The frugal shopper
The frugal shopper

The Frugal Shopper

Shopping can be limitless even when you are a frugal shopper. It can be limitless because you are limitlessly looking for the perfect deal. You are walking around or scrolling the internet limitlessly for this perfect deal or a perfect deal. What is shopping? shopping is going out to the store and purchasing things that you need or want. Can it be limitless? It depends on what you are shopping for and how many times you shop in a month, or how much you buy when you go shopping. However, a frugal shopper only goes shopping when they have to and they only get what they have on a list instead of just shopping to shop. First off I would like to say I am not talking about grocery shopping. I am talking more along the lines of clothes and shoe shopping. There are many different ways that you can shop frugally yet in a limitless sense. First of all, you could make a list, or check the flyers of the stores that you want to go into and see what is on sale. I am not talking about extreme cheapskates, either. I guess what I am trying to say is that shopping within your means is what you should do. I know that sometimes you can’t shop within your means and that is okay just don’t do it all the time.

I will give you an example before I went to college shopping at the mall was fun for me. When I got into college, however, the mall was so close that going to it became a chore that I didn’t like. What I mean by that is, going to the mall was to get away from the stress of school and the rest of the world. It helped the first couple times I did it, but near the end, it was such a chore I never wanted to go anymore. Shopping is supposed to be fun, but when you don’t know what you are looking for it can be long and boring, when you come up empty.

There are many different ways to shop frugally but get a lot more for your dollar. For example make a list, of what you need to shop for, and buy only what is on that list. I know that when I first started, I would only buy what was on my list. I still do that, but sometimes if there is a good deal I will go for it. Usually when I shop though I will make a list and just buy what is on that list. Another way that you can shop frugally, is deal hunting. Don’t buy what you don’t need, and really look for the good deals. That is the only way that shopping frugally really works. I know another thing that I did, was waited to go shopping until my list was huge, to the point where I was spending over 100 dollars shopping for one trip. That is not always the best thing to do, but if you just get the things on your list and nothing more than you shouldn’t be spending so much money.

If you and someone else in your household want the same thing, why not just buy one of that thing and share it. That is another way that you can shop frugally. Just buy what you need not what you want. That is what shopping frugally means but what does the word frugal actually mean? It means, sparing, economical with regard to money or food. When shopping for food, if you want to shop frugally either make a grocery list for two weeks or one week or even just plan out your meal and just get what you are going to need for them instead of everything else, like cookies and cakes that you see in the grocery store.


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When people think of shopping frugally they think of getting the best deals, or only one of an item. Everyone’s version of shopping frugally is different as I mentioned above. So in the long run if you are trying to shop frugally and people say something about it, don’t take what they say about your shopping to heart because they might have a different way of shopping then you do, and that is okay nobody is the same as someone else. Shopping frugally is key in this type of economy and it also is a skill the reason why I say that it is a skill is you have to know where to look to find the best deals so that you can get the best bang for your buck.

Make a budget, a list for groceries, clothing, and gifts anything and see how much money you actually spend and how much money you actually save. You might surprise yourself. Shopping frugally can be limitless and you can get everything you need without breaking the bank just make sure you make a list and only get what's on that list stick to it and you will save limitless amounts of money.

Frugal shopping is limitless because you have to limitlessly look for deals and find the ones that you want to use and use them. I am one of the people that look around for exactly what I want and don't buy it unless it is on sale. If I really want something and I have the money for it then I will buy it but not before. Being a frugal shopper you can shop limitlessly because you are always looking for the best deals and that is what makes frugal shopping limitless.

Have you ever shopped limitlessly but frugally at the same time? Spending a number of hours in the stores hunting for the best deals feels limitless and in the end, you find the best deal possible for yourself and get whatever it is that you want. Or at least that is how I shop and really enjoy it if I find what I want at a good price that is.

The Frugal Shopper
The Frugal Shopper

Frugal shopping can it be Limitless?

What is a frugal shopper and can they shop limitlessly? I want to say that a frugal shopper is a deal hunter so they look around limitlessly for the best deal for their dollar or bang for their buck depending on the way that you look at it.

Can you be a frugal shopper and still shop limitlessly?

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