I thought it would be fun to put all these personalities in the same post. We have the faux frugalista - you know her, she's always talking about how she's saving money, but you never actually see her saving money. Then there's the generous one - she's giving away more than she should.
The funny thing is, I can relate to every single one of these types of spenders. They are different iterations of my personality. I've been fake frugal before, thinking I was saving money by buying something cheaper (news flash: buying something on sale isn't saving money … not buying something is saving money). I've been generous. In fact, I still am, although my definition of generosity is different. Last summer, I realized the value of $29 worth of generosity.
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