How to Retire the Cheapskate Way

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Crown Business | Jan 01, 2013 | 320 Pages | ISBN 9780307956439

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    Crown Business | Jan 01, 2013 | 320 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780307956422

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    Crown Business | Jan 01, 2013 | 320 Pages | ISBN 9780307956439

Praise

Praise for How To Retire the Cheapskate Way
 
“On paper, it might seem a difficult task: Retire on the cheap while enjoying the standard of living to which you are accustomed or you desire.  But Jeff Yeager reports that it’s really possible.” The Wall Street Journal’s Marketwatch
 
“If you think you can’t possibly pare even a penny from your budget, you’re not thinking like Jeff Yeager. [The] ‘Ultimate Cheapskate’ reveals his tips for finding big savings…  Behold the World Easiest Retirement-Savings Plan.”AARP The Magazine

“Jeff Yeager knows the secrets to a worry-free retirement, laying out hundreds of surprising ways to get there and unleashing the inner cheapskate in us all!”—Jean Chatzky, bestselling author and financial expert
 
“Jeff is the consummate troubador for our clan, offering high-joy, low-cost solutions to life’s challenges.”—Vicki Robin, co-author of Your Money, Your Life

“Full of practical advice and numerous stories of “cheapskates” who have retired early, this book prompts readers to reexamine how to spend their money.  Believing that it’s not how much money you make, but how you spend what you do have that makes the difference between an early retirement, fee of debt, or a later one, full of money woes, the author gives simple and sound advice on how to live frugally.”—Kirkus
 
Praise for Jeff Yeager
 
“Whether you are a born penny pincher or merely cheapskate-curious, you’re bound to learn something from the Cheapskate Next Door.”
USA Today
 
“Jeff Yeager has been one of our favorite guests over the years, and has turned pinching pennies into an art form.”
—Matt Lauer
 
“Yeager is back with another energetic, likeably eccentric lesson on living happily well below your means. Yeager and his ‘Miser Advisers’ are proof that living more frugally isn’t about sacrificeit’s about making choices every day to live a better, happier, more thoughtful life with less.”
Publishers Weekly

“What do we all want out of life? To enjoy it to the fullest! Jeff Yeager does a great job showing the way to enjoyment is to be free from debt and clutter, and to have a great time while getting there!”
—Janet Luhrs, author of The Simple Living Guide and the Simple Living newsletter, www.simpleliving.com

“Slay your Enoughasaurus and learn to skip the Money Step with help from The Ultimate Cheapskate. Jeff Yeager’s edgy humor and surprising insights make this book a very different read than the usual financial tomes. This guy takes thinking outside the box to a new level.”
—Gregory Karp, “Spending Smart” newspaper columnist and author of Living Rich by Spending Smart

“Yeager is back with another energetic, likeably eccentric lesson on living happily well below your means. Yeager and his ‘Miser Advisers’ are proof that living more frugally isn’t about sacrificeit’s about making choices every day to live a better, happier, more thoughtful life with less.”
Publishers Weekly

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1  Introduction: Who Says You Can’t Afford to Retire? Just Go Ask a Cheapskate
Kelly and Jon Nowak: Newlyweds, But Not Newly Frugal
 
Chapter 2  Getting Your Money Priorities Straight, Cheapskate Style
The Cedotal Family: The Whole Wide World in Their Hands
 
Chapter 3  How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire?
Lys and Dan Burden: Lifting Off to Retirement
 
Chapter 4  50 Painless Ways to Feather Your Retirement Nest Egg
Stacie Barnett: A Born Again Cheapskate
 
Chapter 5  Can You Live Comfortably Retire on Social Security Alone?
Jerry Dyson: Happiness Is Wanting What Have
 
Chapter 6  Simple size Your Way to the Right Size
Bruce Jackson: Live Simply So Others May Simply Live
 
Chapter 7  Surviving the Medical Maelstrom
Wanda Adams: Laughter Is the Best Medicine (but long term care insurance might be a good idea, too)
 
Chapter 8  I’m Not Retired I’m Selfishly Employed
Linda and David Allen: Cruising Through a Cheapskate Retirement
 
Chapter 9  Time to Save $10,000 a Year (or MUCH more!) Now That You’re Retired
Verna Oller: A Heart of Gold, and Old Zippers for Shoelaces
 
Chapter 10  How to Take It with You

Acknowledgments

Also by Jeff Yeager

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