The Cheap Life

Try These Energy-Saving Secrets at Home

Posted on 02/26/2013 by |The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsSpending money to save even more money is usually a lead-pipe cinch: that’s an expression my generation used before there was such a thing as a “no-brainer.” When it comes to investing in home improvements designed to save on utility costs, while the payoff for installing things like solar panels or new energy efficient windows may indeed be worth it in the long run, the upfront investment can be chilling. See also:  8 Cheap Ways to Winterize Your Home Before shelling …

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 …

Behind the Scenes on ‘The Cheap Life’ Set

Posted on 12/17/2012 by |The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsIt was only 2 p.m., but the day already seemed about a week and half long, and for good reason. By the second day of filming for my new web series, The Cheap Life, I’d already: Struggled to audibly deliver my lines about the virtues of peanut butter while simultaneously attempting to eat copious amounts of it off my index finger; Been dressed and redressed as an aging rock star, a ’70s era jogger, and a character that seemed to …