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According to Jennifer Ashley, author of an exhaustive Pyrex book called Shiny Happy Pyrex People, the company capitalized heavily on the post-war frugality of Americans, many of whom were buying their first homes in the midst of an economic boom.
WANT TO START COLLECTING VINTAGE PYREX? YOU’VE GOT COMPETITION.AMY MCCARTHYJULY 9, 2021EATER
“Financial Independence Retire Early,” with its emphasis on extreme frugality, grew in popularity after the last financial crisis.
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DoorDash’s early days were driven by efficiency and frugality—mostly out of necessity.
AFTER A BLOCKBUSTER IPO, DOORDASH’S CHALLENGE NOW IS TO DELIVER PROFITSDANIELLE ABRILDECEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
Customers’ motivations aren’t necessarily based on frugality, says Trummer.
HOW TO FRESHEN UP YOUR TAKEOUT GAME AND KEEP RESTAURANT FOOD HOT IN THE COLDTOM SIETSEMADECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That frugality began to change in 2008, when both countries experienced a dramatic surge in consumer spending, making them among the most sought-after markets in the world.
COULD THE RECESSION REVIVE THE SAVINGS GENE IN CHINA AND INDIA?PALLABI MUNSIAUGUST 16, 2020OZY
The scanty income she had saved from her mother's property rendered it necessary for her to live with the utmost frugality.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The money she saved by this great frugality she distributed among the poorer prisoners.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
This college is full of Scotch students, who succeed in keeping themselves at Oxford, thanks to their frugality and industry.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
There is not much luxury and there is a fair amount of thrift, while frugality of living is common, especially among the populace.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
With parsimony a little is sufficient, and without it nothing is sufficient, whereas frugality makes a poor man rich.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRUGALITY

  • austerity
  • carefulness
  • frugality
  • parsimony
  • providence
  • prudence
  • saving
  • stinginess
  • thriftiness
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