Any of you remember the voluntary simplicity movement that was HUGE maybe 10 years ago? Well, it’s coming back. All this doom-and-gloom recession news apparently has people thinking twice about their spending habits. While I’m not happy about the economic news, I’m sort of happy that folks have an opportunity to really consider their money choices carefully. I know I am.

I love the title of this article– “Is Frugal the New Black?” Read it here.

And I appreciate this writer’s ability to see the “silver lining” in the economic slowdown: “10 reasons to love a recession.”