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"Jitters on Wall Street today over rumors that Alan Greenspan said, 'A rich man can as soon enter Heaven as a camel fit through the eye of a needle.' "
Tags:news, media, business, stock market, government, federal reserve, banks, religion, bible, greenspan, jesus, jesus christ, eye of a needle, eye of a needle speech, eye of a needle speeches, frugal, frugal life, wall street, stock market, market report, market reports, capitalist, capitalists, capitalism, socialist, socialists, socialism, christ, mankoff
"You've always stuck to the prix fixe in life."
Tags:prix fixe, set menu, set menus, fixed-price, fixed price, fixed-priced menu, fixed-price menus, unadventurous, frugal, penny-pinching, price conscience, thrifty, cautious, prudent, circumspect, marriage, marriages, relationship, relationships, unhappy marriage, belittle, belittling, belittled, denegrate, disparage, disparaging comment, disparaging comments, bad relationship, bad relationships, resentment, resentful, resent
"You're embarassed that you complained about my fee. Now we're making progress."
Tags:cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, frugal, stingy, therapist, therapists, therapy, mental health, anxiety, anxieties, stress, stressed, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, counseling, embarrassed, embarrassing, tightwad, tightwads
"I'm not getting a flat-screen TV til something better comes along."
Tags:tv, tvs, flat-screen tv, flat-screen television, flat-screen tvs, flat-screen televisions, new technology, old technology, technological advancement, technological advancements, old model, outdated, old, obsolete, made obsolete, obsolete technology, stingy, penny-pincher, penny-pinching, frugal, mean, luddite, luddites, pub, pubs, bar, bars
"What this company needs is a big infusion of money...this of course is for my own personal use."
Tags:selfish, penny pinching, penny pincher, frugal, cash, money, saving money, spending money, investing, investment, invest, corporate, corporation, corporate america, cheapskate, cheap, scrooge, tight pockets, self-absorbed, self-serving, self-involved, self-centered, self-centred, kickback, kickbacks, embezzle, embezzles, embezzling, corporate kickback, corporate kickbacks, steal, steals, stealing, self-interest, self-interested
"Why did you think the round-trip tickets were only thirty-nine dollars a pop?"
Tags:vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, break, breaks, travel, traveling, traveler, travelers, travelling, traveller, travellers, trip, trips, tourism, tourist, tourists, beach, beaches, beach scene, beach scenes, beach vacation, beach vacations, beach holiday, beach holidays, ticket, tickets, round-trip, round trip, round-trip ticket, round-trip tickets, round trip ticket, round trip tickets, cheap, frugal, saving money, money, cost, costs, cutting costs, animal, animals, shark, sharks, seaside, seashore, relationship, relationships, relationship issue, relationship problems, couple, couples, married life, marriage, marriages, fight, fights, fighting, argument, argument, arguing, bad choice, bad choices, worst vacation, worst holiday, bad holiday, bad vacation, bad vacations, bad holidays
"So, Slim, where did you learn to shop like that?"
Tags:slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, price, prices, sale, sales, low price, frugal, frugality, shop, shopping, discount, discounts, coupon, coupons, store, frugally, frugal living, skill, savvy, savvy shopper, shopper, shops, stores, desert, cacti, cactus, consumer, consumerism
Cent holding up dollar.
Tags:mugger, muggers, mugging, hold up, hold ups, holdup, holdups, hold-up, hold-ups, robber, robbers, robbery, watch you pennies, watching your pennies, budget, budgets, saving, savings, interest, earning interest, skinflint, skinflints, frugal, frugality, take care of your pennies, cent, cents, dollar, dollars, dollar sign
"No wonder we could get tickets."
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, baggage, baggage hold, baggage holds, baggage area, luggage, luggage hold, luggage holds, luggage area, luggage handler, luggage handlers, baggage handler, baggage handlers, loading, cheap, frugal, saving money, budget travel, traveling on a budget, travelling on a budget, ticket, tickets, cheap airline, cheap airlines, cheap flight, cheap flights, budget airline, budget airlines, traveler, travelers, travellers, travellers, passenger, passengers, travel, tourism, economy, economy class
"Before we cut the cake, I want to thank my bride for bringing our wedding in under budget."
Tags:relationship, relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, wedding, weddings, wedding ceremony, wedding ceremonies, ceremony, ceremonies, reception, receptions, wedding reception, wedding receptions, party, parties, bride, brides, groom, grooms, speech, speeches, wedding speech, wedding speeches, toast, toasts, toasting, cutting the cake, wedding cake, wedding cakes, cake, cakes, budget, budgets, frugal, expensive, wedding cost, wedding costs, wedding planning, wedding planner, wedding planners, event planner, event planners, penny-wise, under budget, money, thank, thanking, grateful, thankful
"It's almost back-to-school time. Steal some office supplies."
Tags:office supplies, back-to-school, money saver, money savers, money saving, cheap, thrifty, frugal, cheapskate, cheapskates, steal, steals, stealing, thief, thieves, thievery, pencil, pencils, back-to-shool sale, back-to-school sales, stolen, student, students, school supplies, pen, pens, hole punch, hole punches
"Sure, he's got deep pockets, but they're always in his other pants."
Tags:gossip, gossiping, girls, girl, women, woman, men, man, girl talk, talking trash, talking smack, smack talk, trash talk, deep pockets, wealthy, wealth, rich, rich people, gold digger, gold diggers, cocktail party, cocktail parties, dating, date, dates, couple, couples, relationship, relationships, girlfriends, friend, friends, boyfriend, boyfriends, cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, frugal
"Expensive coffee is a cheap vacation."
Tags:treat yourself, treating yourself, coffee, coffees, coffee drinker, coffee drinkers, luxury, luxuries, husband, husbands, wife, wives, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, spouses, spouse, marriage, married, coffee lovers, coffee lover, frugal, cheap, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, getaway, getaways
"Luckily, our retirement funds are entirely in double lattes."
Tags:money, cash, cash in, cashing in, coffee, coffee addict, addict, addicted, addiction, finance, finances, personal finance, financial crisis, crash, market crash, recession, recessions, modern, modern life, luxury, luxuries, necessity, necessities, retirement, retirement fund, retirement funds, 401k, pension, pensions, pension scheme, latte, lattes, city life, middle class, new middle class, economy, economics, frugal, scrimp, scrimping, saving, savings, coffee, coffee bar, coffee bars, trend, trends, barista, baristas, expensive
"Does this come in anything cheap?"
Tags:shop, shopping, shoppers, shopper, clothes shop, clothes shops, clothes store, clothes stores, consumerism, consumer, consumers, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, clothing shop, clothing shops, fashions, trend, trends, cheap skate, cheap skates, stingy, stinginess, poor, inexpensive, cheaper alternative, frugal, frugality, miser, miserly, astute, thrifty, thriftiness
"So this is your hour of need, Cosgrove. Are you also going to take a lunch hour?"
"I know we have to cut costs, but is bringing only one of each a good idea?"
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, genesis, book of genesis, noah, noah's ark, ark, arks, animal, animals, pair, pairs, two, twos, one, ones, single, singles, cutting costs, cheap, frugal, saving money, money, finances, cheapskate, cheapskates, recession, economy, bad idea, bad ideas, mistake, mistakes, business, office, offices, office life, company, companies, corporation, corporations, manager, managers, executive, executives, boss, bosses, reproduction
Wilderness Vacation Package - Economy Plan
"This year, we just decided to give money to ourselves."
Tags:christmas, xmas, yule, noel, shopping, christmas shopping, shopper, shoppers, money, finances, personal finances, gift, gifts, present, presents, gift-giving, exchanging gifts, exchanging presents, holiday, holidays, consumerism, commercialisation, commercialization, retail, frugal, cheap, saving money, cutting costs
"Can I buy you a drink? And then if things don't work out between us you can pay me back?"
Tags:bar, bars, pub, pubs, patron, patrons, customer, customers, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, liquor, booze, pick-up line, pickup line, pickup lines, pick up line, pick up lines, picking up, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, dating, date, dates, fail, fails, failure, split, splits, separation, separations, breakup, breakups, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, pay back, return, money, cheap, frugal, stingy, cheapskate, cheapskates
'I lived a prosperous, but frugal life.'
"I'm still spending a lot of money, but I'm spending it ironically."
"How much more for pinstripes?"
Tags:tattoo, tattoos, tattoo artist, tattoo artists, tattoo shop, tattoo shops, tattoo parlor, tattoo parlors, tattoo parlour, tattoo parlours, tattoo store, tattoo stores, tattooist, tattooists, tattooing, tattooed, fashion, style, menswear, men's fashion, men's clothing, men's clothes, suit, suits, clothes, clothing, business suit, business suits, pinstriped, pinstripes, cost, costs, price, prices, permanent, saving money, cheap, frugal, man, men
'Gentlemen, it's time we tightened our belts.'