Weekly giveaway: The “Ultimate Cheapskate” twin-pack.

Jeff Yeager, aka “The Ultimate Cheapskate,” has written two books about tightwaddery. This week you can enter to win both.

“The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches” and “The Cheapskate Next Door” showcase Yeager’s creative tightwaddery. Hint: He promoted the second book by riding his bike around the country.

(Seriously. He logged 3,000 miles.)

To enter:

If you do any (or all!) of these things, please leave separate, additional comments to get credit for each entry.

The deadline is 9 p.m. PDT on Monday, Aug. 1.

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  1. Kim Sanders

    I enjoy reading your blogs.

  2. Woohoo love to win this prize. Read many articles on him and he is on my wish list.

  3. Diana Bombach

    I remember those interviews and was always interested in checking out his books but never got around to it.

  4. OOooo I’d love to get these books!

  5. I subscribe via RSS

  6. jestjack

    Count me in….this guy is a “hoot”. He has made a business out of being cheap and writing about it. The man is living my dream!….LOL

  7. Joanna

    Riding his bike for his book tour to promote his book on frugality? Talk about walking the walk!

  8. I love to read…I love to save. Sign me up!

  9. I follow both you and your daughter’s ” I Pick up Pennies” via e-mail.

  10. A book about being a cheapskate that’s free. Oh, you’ve got to count me in!

  11. I would LOVE to read his books – I never have before!!!

  12. I also follow via FaceBook! ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Diana Bombach

    I subscribe via reader.

  14. Books sound great. Anxious to read them whether I win or not!

  15. Diana Bombach

    I like you on FB.

  16. stlouiskaren

    I’d love a chance to read these books – and then pass them on to my married kids!

  17. Would love to read them!

  18. This is a good one…I love this guy…

  19. Those sound like great reads!

  20. I am subscribed by RSS.

  21. count me out

    count me in.

  22. I’ve read both of these books (by checking them out from the library) and would love to own them! I subscribe to your blog via RSS feed.

  23. Elizabeth

    Sounds entertaining!

  24. Elizabeth

    I subscribe via email. Thanks.

  25. I would love to win this prize. Thanks.

  26. I subscribe via email.

  27. I love this guy since I saw him on his bike on Today. I hope to get to read his books!

  28. Margaret

    Sounds interesting! I hope I win!

  29. I’d love to win!

  30. I am a student of frugal living and would love to win this prize!

  31. Shellye

    I get your RSS feeds via email. Thanks for the piece on opting out of preapproved credit cards. I didn’t know you could opt-out for life, which I did right after I read your piece!

  32. Shellye

    I follow you on Facebook, too.

  33. Shellye

    And I now follow you on Twitter. ๐Ÿ™‚

  34. And I thought I was the “Ultimate Cheapskate” ๐Ÿ™‚

  35. Would love to read these books.

  36. I subsribe via rss.

  37. It’s been a rough week – I could use a “win” to pick me up!

  38. Thanks for writing this blog and being so generous!

  39. I subscribe via e-mail!

  40. Good reads. Thanks for the giveaway.

  41. RSS subscriber

  42. KatieJJJ

    Your articles are always well written. Please enter my name in your contest.

  43. Sherry H.

    I’m an Anchorage cheapskate and I would LOVE to win these two books! ๐Ÿ™‚

  44. Marcia Carli

    Readers are Leaders! I would love these books! They sound fascinating!!!!!!

  45. barbara miller

    Love your blog and would love winning the set of books!

  46. Christa

    I already have the first book so you can send that one to someone else if I win! Such a funny and inspiring read!

  47. I’d love to read his stuff! I’ve seen great reviews about him!
    someluckydog at gmail dot com

  48. e-mail subscriber
    someluckydog at gmail dot com

  49. following you on twitter (someluckydog)
    someluckydog at gmail dot com

  50. Gloria Jackson-Nefertiti

    I could sure use Jeff Yeager’s ideas right now at this point, so I really hope I’m one of the winners. Thanks so much!

  51. Holly Samlan

    I can use all the help I can get.

  52. Cycling to promote a book is a clever idea!

  53. I am following you vial email since I found your blog quite a time ago!

  54. bobbysgirl

    I follow you on FB

  55. bobbysgirl

    I subscribe through email

  56. bobbysgirl

    Last but not least, I am leaving a comment here.

  57. Karen Abshire

    I have been following your articles for quite a while now and have learned some useful tips. Books like you are giving away will help in my goal to becoming more in line with this depressed economy and be more financially savvy.

  58. Jeanne

    Saving money creatively sounds good to me!

  59. Love to read these.

  60. Sounds interesting.

  61. carrie

    oooh my favorite free activity – reading!

  62. carrie

    following you on facebook now. i look forward to learning stuff i can share with my freshman orientation class this fall. ๐Ÿ™‚

  63. I follow you on twitter

  64. I follow you on facebook

  65. I am an email subscriber

  66. I could use those

  67. It’d be great to win these! Maybe it’ll have tips on not going over your phone minutes!!! No., I already know, it’s just that I went over for the first time in more than a year and I am pissed! AARRGHH! Thanks for letting me vent!

  68. Michelle King

    Great books, would love to win them!

  69. I have these books on my wish list at the library. It would be great to have them for reference at home. I am an email subscriber.

  70. I follow you on Facebook.

  71. Eva Montalvo

    I read The Ultimate Cheapskateโ€™s Road Map to True Riches and loved it! I gave it to a friend and would love to read The Cheapskate Next Door now, plus have the first one back for the future.

  72. ImJuniperNow

    I love to read these books to help me weed out ideas and activities that don’t work for me (i.e., are making me looney).


  73. I’ve read one of Jeff’s books, and loved it. It would be great to have either!

  74. …and yes, I’m subscribed to you.

  75. judyyy

    I would like to win

  76. judyyy

    email subscriber

  77. judyyy

    FB fan

  78. sandra jensen

    Love to read these two books, thanks for the opportunity!

  79. I subscribe by email!

  80. I follow you on facebook (while I play farmville) – hey it’s free!

  81. OK count me in.

  82. I’m a facebook fan

  83. I gt the rss feed

  84. I subscribe to the email too. Can’t get enough frugality.. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  85. Catseye

    I’d love the Ultimate Cheapskate books, Donna!

  86. Catseye

    I also subscribe to your newsletter, Donna.

  87. Catseye

    And I get the RSS feed too! ;o)

  88. Borrowed these books from the library and loved them both. I’d love to own them!

  89. Facebook too.

  90. I’m always looking for ways to save money, so this would be great!


    that man is a hoot!

  92. Rebekah Gienapp

    I’ve heard a lot about Yeager but haven’t had a chance to read his books.

  93. I’d love to win.

  94. Sarah Fallow

    Heard good things about the first book. Can definitely use the help.

  95. Would LOVE to win this!

  96. I’d love to read these books
    and… congratulations on your yellow jersey!

  97. I subscribe to your emails.

  98. I follow on twitter.

  99. I would love these books.

  100. Books? Good to read, and once read, good to put on shelves, thereby saving decorating costs!

  101. Enjoy your blog! I would enjoy these books too! All the Best to you!

  102. Michele

    Please consider me for one of these books. Thanks.

  103. Carnette

    I would love to read these books. If I don’t win them, I’m heading to the library to check them out.

  104. Amanda

    Thanks! I need some reading material for my trip next week!!

  105. rosa rugosa

    Jeff’s first book was one of my earliest inspirations on the frugal path. I would love to read his second book!

  106. Debbie

    Hi! I wanted to say that I enjoy your writing, and have just discovered this site (have read you at GRS.) Please enter me in the giveaway…thanks!

  107. I would love to get these books. Thanks!

  108. Debbie Chioffe

    Gosh..and I thought that I was the Ultimate Cheapskate! Please include me in this Giveaway…apparently I have more to learn! I would love to win, frugality will prevail!

  109. Debbie Chioffe

    I subscribe via email and RSS Feed.

  110. Debbie Chioffe

    I follow S&T on Facebook.

  111. Anne Loyd

    Thank you for the giveaway! I love your blog!!!

  112. Anne Loyd

    I subscribe to blog emails.

  113. Anne Loyd

    I like you on FB as Anne Loyd.

  114. Diana Campbell

    I would love to win. Thanks!

  115. maryegankirk

    have heard about him – would love to read Mr Yeager’s books!

  116. Would love to read them-and you could hand-carry them back to Alaska if I win!

  117. Debbie E.

    Would love to win one of these books! Thanks for the giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚

  118. Loved your descriptive piece on the advice to not dumpster dive for plastic containers. Congratulations on being vigilant on the screenings…would love to win the books….

  119. I would love one of the books!!

  120. Caroljean

    I would love to win these books. I need help with saving every penny I can.

  121. I’d love the books too.

  122. Id love them!!

  123. Maarcia

    I love this site!!!

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