If This is Frugalism, Count Me Out

Being frugal, particularly in times of economic stress, is certainly a common and effective strategy that many use to achieve a financial goal.  In my opinion, frugalism should not in itself be a financial goal.  Others seem to think that it is.  Mr. ToughMoneyLove is learning that when consumers view being frugal as a goal, they sometimes take extreme actions that cause me to question their sanity.  Case in point:  Steve and Diane Moore of Cookeville, Tennessee. Read more