Generic Definition

“the quality of being frugal, or prudent in saving; the lack of wastefulness”

Biblical Definition

“Wise management of resources in a way that honors God and avoids waste.”

Bible Verse

“Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great wealth with turmoil.”

Proverbs 15:16

Notable Quotes

Benjamin Franklin

“A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned”

Catherine Pulsifer

““Being frugal does not mean being cheap! It means being economical and avoiding waste.””


  • Character Trait Report (pdf)
    • Intended to be used on a weekly basis.
    • Students describe how they put the character trait into practice.
    • Parent affirms, signs and dates the document.