#5. Frugality: Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself; i.e., waste nothing.
While Homes in Order focuses on finances and the daily value of money, Benjamin Franklin’s angle is probably more profound. This quote implies that the value of money is in how much good it can do for either others or yourself.
I love the model in the book where Rick challenges Shawn with $100 bill and asks him how he will invest it. I guess we could make another model based off of this slightly different angle. “Here’s $100. How much good can you do with it?”
Here’s $100. How much good can you do with it?