If your foremost ambition is giving money away to children or grandchildren, to friends, to charity, being a cheapskate
makes that all the more possible as well.
We encourage everyone to embrace their inner cheapskate -- it's the Ollie's way," said Mark Butler, president and CEO, Ollie's Bargain Outlet.
The contest, which officially begins today, encourages people to submit a short essay describing why they are worthy of the title, "America's Biggest Cheapskate.
Take it from me, maintaining a true cheapskate lifestyle isn't easy, but bargain retailers, such as Ollie's, make finding the things we need at prices we can afford much more manageable.
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Cuban, the free-spending, freewheeling Dallas Mavericks owner, all but accused the Lakers of being cheapskates
recently, noting Buss' reluctance to pile up big salaries and pay the NBA's luxury tax.
Mrs Cooper said: "The British Government are cheapskates
The Sloans' entrepreneurial fervor has infected their children: son and daughter Scott and Chelsea Sloan have brought the resale concept to sophisticated and fashion-conscious teenagers and young adults with Uptown Cheapskate.
Uptown Cheapskate resale shops are designed with trendy fixtures and a teen-friendly vibe.
While 70 percent of the items at Uptown Cheapskate are used, the other 30 percent are new products purchased in close-out sales from high-quality vendors like The Gap, Urban Outfitters and American Eagle.
In this economy, the challenge for Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate is finding franchisees willing to invest.
BaseCamp Franchising, the parent company of both Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate, provides franchisees with inventory management and appraisal program software that allows the owners to track inventory, and decide a resale or purchase price that will minimize mistakes while maximizing sales.