Good Morning America Consumer Correspondent Elisabeth Leamyshows you how to SAVE BIG
In this battered economy, saving money matters more to consumersthan ever before. But we're tired of hearing about all the smallstuff, like skipping our morning latte and installing low-flowshowerheads. To truly save, you need BIG, bold ideas, andthis book has them. Elisabeth Leamy's philosophy is that it'sbetter to save a lot of money on a few things rather thanalittle money on a bunch of things.
Why give up life's little pleasures when you can save more moneyby attacking a few big, boring expenses instead? In astraightforward style—with a dash of attitude—Leamyshows you how to SAVE BIG on the five priciest parts of yourlife:
- Houses—whether you own or rent, it'syour biggestexpense, 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 creditand getting credit for less
- Groceries—how to practice guerrillagroceryshopping and reduce your bills by as much as 80 percent
- Healthcare—the contrarian secrets toinsurance,doctors, pharmacies, andhospitals that will drastically cut yourcosts
Unlike most personal finance guides that stress the small stuff,every tip in this book has the potential to save you at least athousand dollars. Leamy's message is that saving money doesn't haveto be a drag. Filled with fresh advice and insider secrets, thisbook will have you saving more in less time—by identifyingwhere you spend the most money so that you can save the mostmoney.