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America's Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money: Your Guide to Living Better, Spending Less, and Cashing in on Your Dreamsby Steve Economides
Synopses & Reviews
Do you have too much month at the end of your money? Is your credit card screaming for relief? Are you tired of robbing Peter to pay Paul . . . whoever they are?
Meet Steve and Annette Economides. They’ve been called cheapskates, thriftaholics, and tightwads, but in these tough economic times, Steve and Annette have managed to feed their family of seven on just $350 per month, pay off their first house in nine years and purchase a second, larger home, buy cars with cash, take wonderful vacations, and put money in savings. Without degrees in finance or six-figure salaries, Steve and Annette have created a comfortable, debt-free life for themselves and their children. In America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money, they show you how they did it- and how you can do it too.
Steve and Annette share many down-to-earth principles and the simple spending plan that they have used since 1982. They have taught this economizing lifestyle to thousands of people worldwide through seminars and their newsletter, and they include lots of real-life stories to make you feel as if you’re having your own private coaching session. Not only will you find solutions to your financial dilemmas, you’ll also discover a whole new way of life.
You don’t need to be a CPA or a math wizard to learn their revolutionary system, which will teach you:
- hundreds of ways to save money on everyday household expenses, including groceries, clothing, and health care
- how to save in advance for major purchases such as homes, cars, and vacations
- how to stop living paycheck to paycheck
- how to eliminate debt . . . forever!
America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money puts meeting your financial goals- and living well at the same time- in reach for every family.
Espousing a simple, frugal philosophy of avoiding debt and living below one's means, the publishers of the HomeEconomiser newletter share savvy advice on how to implement a workable budget and furnish hundreds of simple but creative ideas for managing and saving money. Original. 40,000 first printing.
A family of seven who are living completely debt-free presents their tips and suggestions for taking charge of finances and paying off debts while still living a comfortable lifestyle.
About the Author
Steve and Annette Economides launched their popular bimonthly newsletter, The HomeEconomiser, in 2003. They are frequently quoted money-saving experts and have appeared in Good Housekeeping as well as on National Public Radio and Good Morning America. They live in Scottsdale, Arizona, with their children.
Table of Contents
America's cheapest family — Groceries : savings by the bagful — Budgeting : the cornerstone of family finances — Cars : cutting car costs — Housing : home sweet home — Utilities : shut the door, turn out the lights — Debt : the American dream turns into a nightmare — Medical expenses : keeping your body healthy and your wallet happy — Clothing : looking better, spending less — Entertainment and recreation : having fun while spending less — Vacations : without debt regret — Kids and money : teaching kids about money isn't kids' stuff — Savings and investments : it's more than just money in the bank — Attitude is everything — The final pay-off.
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