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SUMMARY ½ The Complete TightwadGazette ´ [Reading] ➿ The Complete TightwadGazette Author Amy Dacyczyn – At last the long awaited complete compendium of tightwad tips for fabulous frugal livingIn a newsletter published from May 1990 to December 1996 as well as in three enormously successful books Amy Dac At lDry up dry cleaning costs¸ Inexpensive gifts¸ Creative fundraisers for kids¸ Slashing your electric bill¸ Frugal fix its¸ Cutting the cost of college¸ Moving for less¸ Saving on groceries¸ Gift wrapping for tightwads¸ Furniture fusion fundamentals¸ Cheap breakfast cereals¸ Avoiding credit card debt¸ Using items you were about to throw away milk jugs plastic meat trays and ¸ Recipes galore from penny pinching pizza to toaster pastries¸ And much mu. I am so pleased that I decided to buy this book I was wavering about whether I could afford to give up work and raise my son full time on just my husband's salary and Amy showed me just how easy and fulfilling it could be I do not do many most of the ideas in the book but it gives me the confidence that we should never find ourselves in a bad financial situationI have now been a SAHM for 4 months and am delighted with my decision I will work again in the future but time with my son is irreplaceableThe book is in no logical order as it is simply a reprint of several year's worth of Amy's subscriber newsletter but it does have a good index It is also rather out of date for the same reason and some of the household tips are laughable But the real gems come in the articles illustrating Amy's philosophy of frugal living ie every penny counts Amongst other things she introduces price books various methods for analysing best value and shows how to determine the net value of a second income These tools can make a huge difference to a family's spending and standard of livingI recommend that anyone in the slightest bit interested in personal finance or frugality or even just homemaking generally buys this book and reads it cover to cover


At last the long awaited complete compendium of tightwad tips for fabulous frugal livingIn a newsletter published from May to December as well as in three enormously successful books The Complete PDFEPUB or Amy Dacyczyn established herself as the expert of economy Now The Complete Tightwad Gazette brings together all of her best ideas and thriftiest thinking into one volume along with new articles never published before in book format Dacyczyn describes this co. I am fucking obsessed with these books This woman is possibly the most sensible human being on earth Come for the novelty tips stay for the practical philosophy

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The Complete TightwadGazetteLlection as the book I wish I'd had when I began my adult life Packed with humor creativity and insight The Complete Tightwad Gazette includes hundreds of tips and topics such asTravel for tightwads¸ How to transform old blue jeans into potholders and uilts¸ Ten painless ways to save this year¸ Picture framing for pennies¸ A comparison of painting versus re siding your house¸ Halloween costumes from scrounged materials¸ Thrifty window treatments¸ Ways to. Good only for a bit of a laugh at the notion of people paying for long distance calls and being frugal by sending a 29 cent letter instead of calling Even looking past the outdated advice there's really nothing here for someone with no kids who lives in a Seattle area apartment Even if hanging my laundry out to dry wouldn't result in an eviction and probably all my clothes being stolen the likelihood of it raining would defeat the purpose The author is pretty high and mighty while being dismissive of issues like lack of space she constantly refers to her huge farmhouse with attached barn and other outbuildings