[PDF/EPUB] The Complete TightwadGazette Author Amy Dacyczyn


10 thoughts on “The Complete TightwadGazette

  1. says:

    I am fucking obsessed with these books This woman is possibly the most sensible human being on earth Come for the novelty ti

  2. says:

    A few good tips but on the whole not an entirely useful resource Many of her suggestions are outdated There's a lot of teaching you how to think creatively sorts of articles that aren't practical to most people but are supposed to help you get in the mindset of using what you've got creatively to solve problems rather than simply spending money Eh ok But how many reminders do we need about thatFrom a philosophical point

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    this book could potentially change your life or specifically your relationship to money time debt a whole host of other things it's a compilation of self published newsletters that ms dacyzyn published in the early to mid 90's about her fruga

  4. says:

    The MOTHER of all books on frugality This author is VERY extreme in her frugality; and that behavior allowed her to be a sta

  5. says:

    The Complete Tightwad Gazette has got to be the best purchase I have ever made with the possible exception of my kindle and I didn't

  6. says:

    Good only for a bit of a laugh at the notion of people paying for long distance calls and being frugal by sending a 29 cent letter instead of calling Even looking past the outdated advice there's really nothing here for someone with no kids who lives in a Seattle area apartment Even if hanging my laundry out to d

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    I am so pleased that I decided to buy this book I was wavering about whether I could afford to give up work and raise my son full time on just my husband's salary and Amy showed me just how easy and fulfilling it could be I do not do many most of the ideas in the book but it gives me the confidence that we shou

  8. says:

    This book is LIFE CHANGING sometimes I miss being the ignorant person I was before I read it because now I have a hard time letting ANYTHING go to waste I'm afraid I'm on the verge of becoming a hoarderAmy Dacyczyn shows how you can do so much with so little There are so many good ideas in this book Genius things to do with items you'd normally throw away Use an empty milk jug to irrigate your garden by poking holes in the botto

  9. says:

    This 925 page book has taken up a huge chunk of my reading time So hopefully I'll be posting freuently now that it's on its way back to the library Anyway this is sort of a thrift Bible; she's really taken things to their logical extreme Her writing style is very conversational; she investigates the cost of things that most of us would never have the time to do I loved her attitude she was doing these activities as a way to make

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    This was a pretty thick book but it was easy to skip over parts that didn't apply to me and when she was investigating something I skipped over the details and just read the results I thought this book was poorly organized and she's definitely extreme I feel sorry for her kids but I did find some great ideas I'm willing to try I also liked her attitude about recycling and reusing Most of us would never dare to buy used bed sheets

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Free download ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Amy Dacyczyn

The Complete TightwadGazette

The book I wish I'd had when I began my adult life Packed with humor creativity and insight The Complete Tightwad Gazette includes hundreds of tips and topics such asTravel for tightwads¸ How to transform old blue jeans into potholders and uilts¸ Ten painless ways to save 100 this year¸ Picture framing for pennies¸ A comparison of painting versus re siding your house¸ Halloween costumes from scrounged materials¸ Thrifty window treatments¸ Ways to dry The MOTHER of all books on frugality This author is VERY extreme in her frugality and that behavior allowed her to be a stay at home mom of 6 I think kids on her husband s small salaryMany things were to out there for me but at least 34s of the ideas I easily adapted to my own lifeWhile I don t save tin foil or iron wrapping paper to use again I was very inspired by this book to implement a lot of her ideasI re read this book about once a year and usually find a few ideas that I d passed over before but have since adopted

Free read The Complete TightwadGazette

Up dry cleaning costs¸ Inexpensive gifts¸ Creative fundraisers for kids¸ Slashing your electric bill¸ Frugal fix its¸ Cutting the cost of college¸ Moving for less¸ Saving on groceries¸ Gift wrapping for tightwads¸ Furniture fusion fundamentals¸ Cheap breakfast cereals¸ Avoiding credit card debt¸ Using items you were about to throw away milk jugs plastic meat trays and ¸ Recipes galore from penny pinching pizza to toaster pastries¸ And much muc I am so pleased that I decided to buy this book I was wavering about whether I could afford to give up work and raise my son full time on just my husband s salary and Amy showed me just how easy and fulfilling it could be I do not do many most of the ideas in the book but it gives me the confidence that we should never find ourselves in a bad financial situationI have now been a SAHM for 4 months and am delighted with my decision I will work again in the future but time with my son is irreplaceableThe book is in no logical order as it is simply a reprint of several year s worth of Amy s subscriber newsletter but it does have a good index It is also rather out of date for the same reason and some of the household tips are laughable But the real gems come in the articles illustrating Amy s philosophy of frugal living ie every penny counts Amongst other things she introduces price books various methods for analysing best value and shows how to determine the net value of a second income These tools can make a huge difference to a family s spending and standard of livingI recommend that anyone in the slightest bit interested in personal finance or frugality or even just homemaking generally buys this book and reads it cover to cover

Free download ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Amy Dacyczyn

At last the long awaited complete compendium of tightwad tips for fabulous frugal livingIn a newsletter published from May 1990 to December 1996 as well as in three enormously successful books Amy Dacyczyn established herself as the expert of economy Now The Complete Tightwad Gazette brings together all of her best ideas and thriftiest thinking into one volume along with new articles never published before in book format Dacyczyn describes this collection as this book could potentially change your life or specifically your relationship to money time debt a whole host of other things it s a compilation of self published newsletters that ms dacyzyn published in the early to mid 90 s about her frugal lifestyle sounds like a snooze fest but she s an engaging writer who is not without a sense of humor my mom used to subscribe to the newsletter i remember reading it as a kid which is part of the reason i re read this as an adult uite a lot of the things she suggests are for people who a have kids b drive cars c live in the country d own their houses or e live in the 90 s there are a LOT of tips on how to save money on home perms and a hilarious article on the internet that has the line you can chat on the internet which is like a typewritten conversation despite the fact that i fall into none of the above categories i still found this book useful and interesting she writes a lot of articles examining the shopping is happiness debt isn t a big whoop mentality that a lot of amerikans are privy to and shows lots of ways you can have a full satisfying life without a lot of money and she makes it sound so simple with clear easy to follow instructions you don t feel like you have to be a nun or a complete maniac to save money some things just make me want to yell PLEASE PLEASE LIGHTEN UP but mostly it s good advice and worth a glance at least she really economizes on EVERYTHING to a level that most people probably wouldn t be ok with but you can always take the suggestions that you re comofortable with and ignore the restit s pretty thick so it s good for flipping through makes me feel less crazy for my commitment to a debt free lifestyle

  • Paperback
  • 976
  • The Complete TightwadGazette
  • Amy Dacyczyn
  • English
  • 21 July 2019
  • 9780375752254