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careful in the use of material resources

improving, growing, or succeeding steadily

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careful and diligent in the use of resources

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mindful of the future in spending money

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Next-generation treatments that tip off spy cells in the body with general ingredients from the lab could be thriftier options, she says.
Mum Knows Best - with its "Exceedingly Helpful Household Tips" - harks back to a thriftier, gentler time, when people needed to know HP Sauce brought a see-yourface-in-it shine to brass doorknobs, or that stained white leather came up a treat with a dab of toothpaste.
His book urges readers to take a better look at the source of our larders, to view our green, sprinkler-watered lawns with an eye toward permaculture and food plants, and to become thriftier with water and less wasteful generally.
The store brand suntan preparation segment benefitted the most from consumers' thriftier shopping habits - growing 46.5 percent and 43.4 percent in dollar and unit sales, although still comprising only 11.9 percent of the segment (dollar share).
For a thriftier gas and budget point, thereAAEs the brand-new 3.7-liter V-6, which gets up to 31 mpg highway with an auto transmission.
So find thriftier ways to do what you want when you want to at this time.
"He's also a bit thriftier, and wants to make sure the money is handled correctly all the time."
Eighty-eight per cent of Welsh businesses have developed a more detailed knowledge of their spending and resource use as a result of the recession, while 93% have recently adopted a thriftier approach.
Now add to that a more cautious and thriftier tenant base (which is also being wooed with concessions and discounts from a wide array of landlords) and you have the recipe for a slow-motion death spiral for a commercial building.
Let households become thriftier and at the same time, decide to buy more interest-bearing securities.
He wasn't always so restrained in the rest of his reign, but he was thriftier than his predecessor, accumulating one of the biggest budget surpluses in California history.
Yet if our society is ever to regain the thriftier attitudes of yesteryear, which is apparently necessary to get through the credit crunch, the change has probably got to begin with the young people.
Yet if we are to regain the thriftier attitudes of yesteryear, the change has to start with young people, says www.Moneysupermarket.com's Kevin Mountford: "Savings rates on CTFs can be a big improvement on Bank base rate at 0.5%," he says.