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Everyday Cheapskate: Your Very Own Hedge Fund

Last May when gas prices were at their highest in Los Angeles, I paid $4.26 a gallon -- $102 to fill my Chevy Silverado.

As I write, at just $2.29 a gallon, the cost for a full tank of regular-grade gasoline for my truck has plummeted by half -- ...

Everyday Cheapskate: The Hot New Trend

The Hot New Trend

I wouldn't call it a radical new idea, although a recent issue of a popular women's magazine did say that living below your means is the hot new trend.

It is a simple concept -- spend less than you earn. Still, LBYM is seen by ...