What We Can Learn from TLC’s “Extreme Cheapskates”

There are spenders. There are savers. And then, there are cheapskates. Extreme Cheapskates is a new show on the TLC network that showcases the incredible — and often questionable — measures some people will take to save money. Ranging from the mildly inconvenient (only showering at the gym) to the potentially illegal (taking expired food fro...


Woman discussing whether to lease a vehicle

Does it Make Sense to Lease a Vehicle?

I am frequently asked if leasing is ever a good idea. The answer is no. Before you get all excited about tax credits and buying a depreciating asset and all that stuff, let me qualify my statement. If you are a CPA or have an MBA and earn at least $100,000 a year you can make your own financial decisions without consulting with anyone. If you ar...