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A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

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A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

Meaning and History

This idiom means that money you save is as valuable as new money you earn. The idiom is often attributed to Benjamin Franklin, although it is documented in English texts as far back as 1633.

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