Good Morning America Consumer Correspondent Elisabeth Leamy shows you how to SAVE BIG
In this battered economy, saving money matters more to consumers than ever before. But we're tired of hearing about all the small stuff, like skipping our morning latte and installing low-flow showerheads. To truly save, you need BIG, bold ideas, and this book has them. Elisabeth Leamy's philosophy is that it's better to save a lot of money on a few things rather than alittle money on a bunch of things.
Why give up life's little pleasures when you can save more money by attacking a few big, boring expenses instead? In a straightforward style—with a dash of attitude—Leamy shows you how to SAVE BIG on the five priciest parts of your life:
- Houses—whether you own or rent, it'syour biggest expense, but also your single biggest source of savings
- Cars—how to buy a better one for a lower price, and get it fixed for free
- Credit—ways to save thousands by using less credit and getting credit for less
- Groceries—how to practice guerrillagrocery shopping and reduce your bills by as much as 80 percent
- Healthcare—the contrarian secrets toinsurance, doctors, pharmacies, andhospitals that will drastically cut your costs
Unlike most personal finance guides that stress the small stuff, every tip in this book has the potential to save you at least a thousand dollars. Leamy's message is that saving money doesn't have to be a drag. Filled with fresh advice and insider secrets, this book will have you saving more in less time—by identifying where you spend the most money so that you can save the most money.