Complete Cheapskate

Mary Hunt, Author St. Martin's Griffin $15.99 (256p) ISBN 978-0-312-31604-4
Hunt knows how to live on the cheap, and she's proud of it. Although she's probably doing just fine (after the roaring success of her newsletter,""The Cheapskate Monthly,"" and her previous books, including Mary Hunt's Debt-Proof Living and Cheapskate Monthly Money Makeover), Hunt has thousands of tips for lowering bills, managing savings, getting out of debt and changing your attitude about money. In a chipper, conversational tone, Hunt explains how she became a cheapskate, what readers need to do in order to become cheapskates themselves, and how following her advice will help them achieve financial freedom. Eschewing heavy financial talk, Hunt focuses on simple methods for getting out of debt--e.g., how to develop a""Freedom Account"" to handle irregular expenses, and how to shop more economically for groceries. This is an uncomplicated guide squarely aimed at helping those in tight financial straits.
Reviewed on: 08/01/2003
Release date: 08/01/2003
Genre: Nonfiction
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