As The Millionaire Next Door revealed, and millions of Americans now realize, building wealth isn't just about working harder or what you choose to invest in: it's about spending smarter. Now, award-winning Tribune Company personal finance columnist Gregory Karp shows how to do just that. This book isn't about depriving yourself: you don't have to become a qfinancial anorexic, q and you won't have to start dumpster diving! Instead, Gregory Karp shows how to build real, long-lasting wealth by plugging the money leaks you're barely even aware of, and making sure you spend with a purpose. Drawing on everything he's learned writing his prize-winning weekly column, Karp reveals surprisingly painless, little-known techniques for eliminating wasteful spending in every area of your financial life. Karp shows how to spend on what you really care about, not what you don't... understand the real value of comparison shopping...save money in giving gifts without becoming a cheapskate. Karp shows how to slash your phone bill... spend less on food without changing what you like to eat... eliminate spending leaks in insurance, education, entertainment and beyond. From the clothes you wear to the cars you drive, Living Rich by Spending Smart will help you build a life that's truly rich, because it's truly financially secure.That was the conclusion of Consumer Reports in 2006, when it did the math on several hybrid vehicles. In that study, just two small hybrids, the Toyota Prius and Honda Civic Hybrid actually saved enough money in gasoline over five years to ... Hybrids can cost thousands of dollars more than their gas-only counterparts, which means paying more sales tax and more interest if youa#39;re financing the vehicle.
|Title||:||Living Rich by Spending Smart|
|Publisher||:||Addison-Wesley Professional - 2008-01-23|