Think before buying
ROA08 think before buying

My father taught me to be frugal. He had me write down everything I bought so I could reflect on its value. That stayed with me. I recently thought about going to a store in New York, but the taxi would've cost more than what I would have bought there, so I didn't go.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated October 04 2012 03:03 PM ET
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