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"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televisions, new technology, old technology, technological advancement, technological advancements, old model, outdated, old, obsolete, made obsolete, obsolete technology, stingy, penny-pincher, penny-pinching, frugal, mean, luddite, luddites, pub, pubs, bar, bars
Tags:recliner, recliners, budget, budgets, armchair, armchairs, arm-chair, arm-chairs, economize, economise, economizing, economising, economizes, economises, furniture, budget furniture, budget armchair, living room, living rooms, money problem, money problems, problem solving, upside down, comfort, comfortable, cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny pincher, penny pinchers, miser, misers, misery
"Happy birthday, Judy. And for all the other employees born in October, November, December or any of the other months, happy birthday to you, too."
Tags:birthday, birthdays, happy birthday, happy birthdays, employee, employees, employer, employers, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, birthday cake, birthday cakes, office job, office jobs, office politics, boss, bosses, manager, stingy, stingyness, stinginess, penny pincher, penny pinchers, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers
Dave And His Common-Law Accountant, Phil
Tags:common-law, common-law marriage, common law marriages, common-law partner, common-law partners, accountant, accountants, accounting, modern life, home life, home lives, financial adviser, financial advisers, financial advisor, financial advisors, money, penny-pincher, money-driven, finances, personal finances, personal finance
"I'd just like to let you know that even in good times I'd let you get the check."
"How soon will this be a remnant
Tags:fabric, fabrics, fabric remnants, fabric remnant, remnant, remnants, dressmaking, clothes making, fabric store, fabric stores, fabric shop, fabric shops, shop, store, shops, stores, haberdasher, haberdashers, deal, deals, looking for a deal, skinflint, penny-pincher, miser, miserly, vintage, 1940s
'How did your finger and thumb get so big?'
"Yes, I remember you. I recommend the house Merlot. It goes well with a bad tip."
Tags:cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny-pinching, waiter, waiters, server, servers, tip, tips, tipper, tippers, bad tipper, bad tippers, waiter, waiters, server, servers, wine menu, wine menus, menu, menus, recommendation, recommendations, customer services
Martin hated dining alone – but loved the savings.
"Stop complaining! Think of how much we saved on botox."
"This is unacceptable. I never hire cheap people."
"How many times are you going to try to fix that charger cable with duct tape? It's time to just buy a new one."
Tags:duct tape, duct tapes, duct-tape, duct-tapes, charger, chargers, charger cable, charger cables, repair job, repair jobs, repair, repairs, diy, diy repair, diy repairs, home repair, home repairs, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, misery, penny pincher, penny pinchers, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny pinching, penny-pinching
"Don't be alarmed. He faints every time he sees the bill."
Tags:miser, misers, cheapskate, cheapskates, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny pincher, penny pinchers, niggard, niggards, bill, bills, bill payer, bill payers, billpayer, billpayers, bill-payer, bill-payers, faint, faints, fainting, husband, husbands, wife, wives, date, dates, date night, date nights, money problem, money problems
"Years of penny-pinching really paid off. The price of copper just went up again."
Tags:financial planning, money, investing, financial planner, financial advisor, retirement savings, old age, commodity prices, stock market, mutual funds, penny pinching, frugality, living within your means, budget, budgeting, money management, financial advisors, financial adviser, financial advisers, stockbroker, stockbrokers, broker, brokers, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny-pinching, penny pincher, penny pinchers, penny pinching, miser, misers, cheapskate, cheapskates, cheap, price of copper
"Dad can we stop pushing this backdrop and go on a real vacation?"
Tags:vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, holidaying, vacationing, tourist, tourists, backdrop, backdrops, fraud, frauds, fraudster, fraudsters, con, cons, scam, scams, beach, beaches, seaside, seasides, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, penny pincher, penny-pincher, penny pinching, penny-pinching, penny-pinchers, penny pinchers
"Okay then, what wine do you have if we go up to the four-dollar range?"
Tags:wine, wines, wine drinking, wine tasting, wine pairing, wine selection, wine making, wine expert, waiter, restaurant, sommelier, sommeliers, cheap wine, expensive wine, grapes, grape juice, skinflint, penny-pincher, penny-pinching, couple, couples, date night, date, dates, dating, restaurant, restaurants, house wine
"Stop saying you're a fiscal conservative. You're just cheap!"
Tags:husband, husbands, fiscal, fiscal conservative, fiscal conservatives, cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, misery, wife, wives, family budget, family budgets, spending habit, spending habits, jargon, double speak, penny-pincher, penny pincher, penny-pinchers, penny pinchers, pinchpenny, pinchpennies, scrooge, scrooges, niggard, niggards
"Madeline, somebody on line two called me by mistake. Will you please bill them for fifteen seconds of my time?"
Tags:bill, bills, billing, increment, increments, micro billing, office, offices, communicate, communication, assistant, attorney, attorneys, money, profit, profits, business, businesses, phone, phones, call, calls, calling, billable hour, billable hours, lawyer, lawyers, solicitor, solicitors, miser, misers, cheapskate, cheapskates, penny pincher, penny pinchers, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers
"Well, it's been nice. And obviously the £10 million win hasn't change you. . . . A mug of tea an' a couple garibaldies - as tight as ever!"
Tags:cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, misery, tight, tightness, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny pincher, penny pinchers, lottery winner, lottery winners, lotto, lottos, lottery win, lottery wins, millionaire, millionaires, fortune, fortunes, family visit, family visits, garibaldies, garibaldi, biscuit, biscuits, tightwad, tightwads
The Three Musketeers, while being noble and brave, were incredibly cheap.
Tags:three musketeers, one for all, all for one, drinks, drinking, alexandre dumas, d'artagnan, aramis, porthos, athos, historical novel, cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, misery, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny pincher, penny pinchers, penny pinching, literary character, literary characters, french literature, drinks round, drink round
"I'm just thinking about how much money we saved not going abroad."
Tags:holiday, rain, weather, holidays, vacation, vacations, vacationing, uk holidays, british holidays, summer holiday, summer holidays, summer vacation, summer vacations, english weather, british weather, rain, cheaksate, cheapskates, skinflint, skinflints, miser, misers, misery, penny-pincher, penny-punchers, penny-pinching, saving, savings, economizing, economising, tourist, tourists