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Title:
The cheapskate next door : the surprising secrets of Americans living happily below their means
Author:
Yeager, Jeff.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Broadway Books, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xix, 231 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
The author reveals 16 key attitudes about money, and life, that allow the cheapskates next door to live happy, comfortable, debt-free lives while spending only a fraction of what most Americans spend.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : cheapskates : they're everywhere and they're loving life -- The phrenology of frugality : 16 idiosyncrasies of the cheapskate mind -- Good habits are hard to break -- Money management, cheapskate style -- The oxygen mask approach to raising kids -- Thrift : the greenest shade of green -- Clean your plate-and save $1,500 a year -- Come on and take a free ride -- We can't retire. Went out to dinner instead -- The joys of horse trading -- Break the mortgage chains that bind thee -- Bon appe-cheap! Come on in the cheapskate's kitchen -- Don't laugh. It gets me there-and it's paid for -- Cheapskates come out of the closet -- Insurance : betting on yourself -- Cheapskates just wanna' have fun -- Back to the future?
ISBN:
9780767931328
Format :
Book