We’re all familiar with Benjamin Franklin’s old proverb, “A penny saved is a penny earned.” It’s simple wisdom that’s hard to deny. But when it comes to saving money, is it possible to go too far? There’s a fine line between being frugal and being cheap, and it’s hard to tell the difference sometimes. However, when you’re sent to the grocery for spaghetti sauce and you bring home a jar that doesn’t even have a name on the label, only the words “spaghetti sauce”—so generic that even the store doesn’t want to take responsibility for it, then you know you’ve crossed into perilous territory. And only those who live with a cheapskate can fully understand the humorous hazards of such a distinction.

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