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Old 03-13-2017, 06:07 PM
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Old 03-13-2017, 06:40 PM
 
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I ran into a friend of mine and noticed his hair was gone. His wife had shaved his once long thick hair completely off. He was not going bald like a number of men who shaved their head, nor was he a cop or military, but instead, he was just frugal with his money. He does not look that great with a shaved head, but I have to agree, it does save him money.

His plan was to have his wife shave his head every week and save $200 a year in haircuts! What do you think?
Nothing wrong with that. But ultimately, saving $200 a year isn't going to make a big difference in your financial life. Now, I would never say that to a broke or indebted person, but once you reach a certain comfort level, saving an extra $200 a year just isn't a lot of money. But if it makes him happy and doesn't feel like a sacrifice, by all means go ahead and do it.....better than blowing $200 on a tattoo, IMO.
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:05 PM
 
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When I was single I would cut my own hair. Probably from 14 years old to 28 or so.

Once I got married the wife wanted me to get it cut in the warm months so I will go to great clips and use a coupon which brings cut and tip to 10 bucks a pop.

During the cold months, about 6 months or so, I'll cut it myself.

60 bucks a year isn't bad.
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:20 PM
 
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I'm a 66 year old man, and have cut my own hair since I was 20. I use a very sharp pair of scissors, and stand with my back to the bathroom wall mirror, while holding a 6-inch shaving mirror in my left hand to reflect the image in the larger wall mirror. I cut slowly and carefully so as not to accidentally over-cut and leave any bald spot. I set a large piece of cardboard over the wash basin to catch my hair trimmings.
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:25 PM
 
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I start buzzing my head as it gets warmer, hard hats suck in hot weather
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:27 PM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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If you can afford 1/2cent in electricity...
get a "flowbee"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flowbee


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBBSNtAKF8s
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:17 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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I spend about $300-$400 a year on haircuts, and that includes tip and sometimes prepaid haircut gift card I get around Christmas or birthday. For me it is a necessary expense since my own hair is thick and unweilding. And besides the hair cut place I go to does a fine job.
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:20 PM
 
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If he is happy with his look it is his choice to have hair or not and his choice should not be the concern of anyone else.
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:26 PM
 
Location: Phoenix-Valley of the Sun
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I do it because i have a receding hairline. But i also save $35 a week.
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:44 PM
 
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He's laughing his way to the bank.
No he isn't.

He's saving $200 a year and the OP says it doesn't look good and he has a good head of hair.

Saving money is cutting out the $5 Starbucks coffee in them morning(that would be about $1,200 a year), shopping around for lower car insurance, or not spending $500 on cell phone with an expensive plan.
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