Archive for March, 2009

Shrink your gasoline spending is relatively new, but it’s quickly becoming one of my favorite comparison sites for a few select products. What I like is that it comes up with a single suggestion for you if you were shopping for a new credit card or wireless phone plan. And it explains reasons justifying its recommendation.

This week, BillShrink […]

Spending Smart audio program available

For people who like to listen to their spending advice, rather than read it, I have a four-CD set, if you’re interested.

“Living Rich by Spending Smart: How to Stretch Your Dollar and Get More of What You Really Want” is sold by Nightingale-Conant, $39.95.

The audio program, which features me talking for several hours about a […]

FTC counters unconscionable

The place to get your credit reports once a year is It is not, which airs the catchy ads. The Web address with “free” in it is a trick to get you to sign up for a trial of its paid credit-monitoring service, which is mostly a waste of money. Don’t believe me? […]

Spending fitness

Writer Kimberly Flynn interviewed me a while ago about my best spending tips for men. The result was a nice piece in the March issue of Men’s Fitness magazine, which you can find here. The article briefly describes ways to cut spending on food, auto insurance, cell phone service and razor blades, among other things.

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Spending Smart in…India?

A quirky publishing update: “Living Rich by Spending Smart” by yours truly recently was reprinted in India (in English.) It also recently appeared in a getAbstract advertisement in the newspaper Mint, which is apparently a venture by The Wall Street Journal in India and the country’s second-largest English-language newspaper. (Available in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore […]