What word should be used for the habit of spending money less than the amount that someone/something requires?
For example, how to say:
Don't spend too little on your child's education?
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You might want to look into these words:
Depending on some other context, you might also want to look at
I forgot to include skimp! That one was the first one on my mind.
As StoneyB writes, we would say
Don't skimp on your child's education.
I gave a list because I was thinking of other ways to say this. Like "Don't be stingy when it comes to your kids education."
Not a verb but you can use the adjective parsimonious.
As in; "Do not be too parsimonious with your child's education".
The word describes someone who is unwilling to spend money.