I decided, after having a rather lengthy conversation with myself, that I am miserly. Yes, that’s right. I’m cheap. I am synonymous with anything of the following terms you might have come across in your lifetime: cheap, frugal, thrifty, parsimonious, close-fisted, penny-pinching, tightfisted, stingy, cheapskate, and more seriously, penurious, impecunious, or just flat-out poor.
I was living comfortably. And now, not so much. So I decided to delve into the world of cheap.