Save Money Without Looking Like a Cheapskate

We share the secrets of getting what you want for less without appearing cheap.

Doing anything to save a buck can backfire. The shoddy products you bought simply because they’re cheap probably won’t work well or last very long. Ultimately, that’s a waste of money. And holding up the checkout line while you search for the coupons you clipped this morning can earn some angry stares from fellow shoppers. Even thrifty people care about appearances.

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Andrea Browne Taylor
Contributing Editor

Browne Taylor joined Kiplinger in 2011 and was a channel editor for covering living and family finance topics. She previously worked at the Washington Post as a Web producer in the Style section and prior to that covered the Jobs, Cars and Real Estate sections. She earned a BA in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She is Director of Member Services, at the National Association of Home Builders.