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The meaning of "a penny saved is a penny earned"

" A penny saved is a penny earned "
Meaning:
Anything you save has the same effect as adding to your income.
Example:
I put all my small change into a jar every day. It’s not much, but a penny saved is a penny earned.
Where did it originate?:
Britain - 17th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but uncommon.
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