I may be an avid fan of minimalism and frugality, but I’m happy to spend on the right things. Quality is definitely something to pay for. Whether it’s a service or a material good, spending money on things that are well made and well executed is a good idea.
There are areas where you can and should cut back or buy second hand, like groceries and clothing. But there are other areas where shopping second hand or cutting back can actually cost you money.