Everyday Cheapskate / Home & Consumer

Everyday Cheapskate: You Need a Vacation

Forget the excuses. You need a vacation, and for more reasons other than it's just fun to get away. Research shows that regular getaways may increase longevity by preventing heart disease. In fact, men in a nine-year study who took at least one ...

Everyday Cheapskate: Rebate or Rip Off?

You know what irks me? Rebates. Take the vacuum cleaner for example. I bought it because with the $30 rebate, the final price beat all the competition. And I'll admit I was quite proud of myself when I crammed the receipt and rebate form into my ...