- Keep clothing simple. His jeans and black turtle neck were icons. But they were also smart. Low cost and easy effort in wardrobe. I appreciated the less is more concept during my pregnancies because my maternity clothes were limited. It was liberating. I was not overwhelmed by choices. There was less laundry to do. It was simple, easy, and something I've tried to maintain even though the pregnancies are behind me.
- Have an idea of what an appropriate price is for an item, and walk away if it is too high. Apparently Steve was in NY City without a coat and it was a cold day. He went to a store with a colleague, but walked out, without a coat because he felt the price was too high, especially since he would get little to no use out of it in California. This from a man with a net worth of $8.3 billion!
I have requested his biography from the library and am eager to learn more about this frugal man.