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The Complete Tightwad Gazette: Promoting Thrift as a Viable Alternative Lifestyle

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  • Posted March 4, 2010

    Tons of great money saving ideas

    I actually picked up this book in the discount section when I bought it. I am glad I did though. This book has 1000s of helpful and easy money saving ideas. from cleaning, to re-using everyday things, and just ways to stretch your dollar. Most if not all were submitted by readers. I did come across some that were just ridiculous and some that were common sense like one that said "even though your shampoo says lather rinse and repeat, you only need to wash your hair once, my hair has never been so dirty that you have to wash it twice"
    Well that one is just common sense and most people don't wash their hair twice anyway, on top of that I can't remember the last time I seen a shampoo bottle that said that.
    But overall this book was great, I read the whole thing front to back it was like reading a good novel lol I was fascinated with all the ideas. Even if I paid more for the book it would of been worth it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2006

    Lots of great tips...

    This book is jammed packed with all 3 of Amy's tightwad books. If there is a way to save money, its in this book. The only problems I found with this book were- its mostly geared towards families with children(which is good, but I'm single so some stuff in this book I wouldn't be able to use) and the book is a little outdated. There is hardly a mention of computers, or rising heating and gas prices, or things that are more popular today that weren't back when these books came out. All in all, I would still recommend this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2000

    Good and very informative

    This was a very informative book. I found some things wonderful (ie: how to keep bananasfresher longer) But some of the information would cause more effort than they are worth.

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