When Hindsight Is 20/20
It's possible to be so tightfisted, so committed to pinching every last penny, that the whole strategy can backfire. We're not talking about folks who continue to wear their socks after their toes poke through. While that may be austere, the negative consequences are few (stinky feet?). The excessive frugality we're talking about can have life-changing effects that will cost hundreds— if not thousands — of dollars in the long-term. Thrifty Redditors recently shared their experiences with frugal decisions that backfired in a 500-plus comment thread.
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