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Save on Gas When You Travel This Summer

Posted on 04/9/2013 by |The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsGas prices these days remind me of temperatures across much of the country: way up one day, down the next, then up again. See also: Take our gas savings quiz! But just as certain as the fact that summer’s heat will eventually arrive in full force is the fact that, over time, gas prices will only continue to increase. You don’t have an economist — or even a cheapskate — to figure out that petroleum is finite resource. As supplies …

Tune in to “The Cheap Life”

Posted on 01/15/2013 by |Online Executive Producer | Comments

Entertainment | Money & SavingsToday marks the launch of a new YouTube series produced by AARP called The Cheap Life, starring the “Ultimate Cheapskate” Jeff Yeager. Each week, Jeff will discuss how you can have fun saving money and live the ‘good life’ at a fraction of the cost. The Cheap Life will offer plenty of tips on how to stretch your hard-earned dollars. And, of course, you’ll have plenty of chances to win gift card prizes and cheapskate schwag. So tune in. Be sure to subscribe to The Cheap Life, just click …

Vacation on a Budget

Posted on 07/21/2009 by |General News | Comments

Money & SavingsAlthough times are tough, the summer tends to trigger the “travel itch” – you know, that sense of urgency to get out of town immediately to a sun-drenched vacation consisting of laying out by a pool and sipping on piña coladas all day. So how can we quench our vacation thirst without spending all of our retirement savings? Well, it looks like Peter Greenburg has some answers for us. An inquiry led Greenburg to give tips on how to find …