The Cheap Life

Contra-Economics

Jeff Yeager


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Did you know it costs almost 2 cents to make each US penny? Or that it takes three liters of fresh water to make a one-liter bottle of water? The Ultimate Cheapskate refers to these types of contradictory spending as contra-economics. Find out what he considers to be the best example of contra-economics in America!


Jeff Yeager is the author of four popular books about frugal living, including his most recent, How to Retire the Cheapskate Way. He is AARP's official Savings Expert, host of the weekly web show The Cheap Life with Jeff Yeager, and his website is www.UltimateCheapskate.com.

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