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Old Clothes We Can’t Quit: It Still Fits!

Posted on 04/16/2012 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsFor my book The Cheapskate Next Door, I surveyed hundreds of proud “cheapskates” about – among other things – the oldest piece of clothing they own and at least occasionally still wear.  The answer, on average, was one or more apparel items dating back roughly to the time when Jimmy Carter was President (1977-1981). That was far from the winning response though:  One of my fellow cheapskates from Pennsylvania took the prize, because he still owns and quite often wears …