Cheapskate


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Cheapskate

A slang term for a person or organization that spends less than it needs to. For example, a dentist who consistently orders an insufficient supply of cotton balls for patients' mouths may be considered a cheapskate. Being a cheapskate may cause more problems than it solves.
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That probably describes cheapskates, who likely balk at paying finance charges for carrying a balance.
Carroll says there is room across the United States for about 500 Uptown Cheapskate stores total, and with an accelerated growth pace occurring each year, she has high hopes that the company will reach that goal someday.
Notable wines from past Cheapskate Marathons include:
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.
His new book is "The Cheapskate Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of Americans Living Happily Below Their Means." Yeager traveled the country to interview his fellow cheapskates.
Fun Fact: After failed attempts to stop the fun, the cheapskate city council recently granted EZ-7 official skatepark status.
It's vaguely because he only does projects he is interested in, charges more than cheapskate rates, and is probably a tad too innovative for straight business sites.
Evan knows his dad is a cheapskate but definitely not a murderer, and he sets out with his best friends Ruben and Erika to clear his father's name.
"It's not really true that you'll never get out of debt if you pay just the minimum," says Mary Hunt, author of Debt-Proof Your Marriage: How to Achieve Financial Harmony (Revell; $19.99) and the creator of Cheapskate Monthly, a newsletter and Website (www.cheapskatemonthly.com).
Its technique is simple: "Good Instead Of Cheap." Well, make that "quality above price." Hence the cheapskate detractors who call it "Whole Paycheck."
Slim has been criticized in the past for not doing enough in terms of philanthropy--he is described by ambulantes in the capital as a "cheapskate"--but this marks his second major altruistic effort in the past year.
The last thing Birmingham needs is to be seen as a cheapskate.