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BARGAINING DOS AND DON’TS

By Annie Korzen

July 7, 2011 | 12:04 pm

A lot of people are embarrassed to question the price of something because they’re afraid of looking Cheap.  But there’s a big difference between being... More.

  • COSTLY MEDICINE

    By Annie Korzen

    July 5, 2011 | 11:50 am

    I had a buzzing in my ears, and the doctor gave me a prescription for a nasal spray.  When the pharmacist told me it would cost $135, I was one... More.

  • FREE SUMMER FUN

    By Annie Korzen

    June 29, 2011 | 1:18 pm

    HITTING THE STACKS
    Libraries are the biggest cultural bargain around.  Not only do they offer books, magazines, CDs, videos, and internet access, but they... More.

  • JERRY SEINFELD MADE ME FAMOUS - SORT OF

    By Annie Korzen

    June 26, 2011 | 2:51 pm

    This blog is about thrifty living, and one of my mantras – especially for chronically unemployed free-lancers like myself – is “Say yes to... More.

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  • I GO ON OPRAH

    By Annie Korzen

    June 22, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    People see me as your “typical Jewish woman,” and maybe it’s true:  I’ve got curly hair, opinions on every subject, and I do not go backpacking. ... More.

  • HELPFUL HINTS FOR RESTAURANT ADDICTS

    By Annie Korzen

    June 19, 2011 | 1:20 pm

    The internet is a treasure trove of restaurant discounts. 

    My fave is www.RESTAURANT.COM where you pay ten bucks for a twenty-five dollar restaurant... More.

  • EATING OUT ON THE CHEAP

    By Annie Korzen

    June 15, 2011 | 1:12 pm

    I often picture myself as a guest on “Inside the Actor’s Studio,” and when James Lipton asks, “What is your favorite word?” my answer is... More.

  • HOSPITAL AND CHURCH STORES ARE CHEAP CHEAP CHEAP.

    By Annie Korzen

    May 17, 2011 | 4:00 pm

    I was spending a few weeks in New York when the early spring weather suddenly turned unseasonably cold and I hadn’t packed any winter clothes. I wandered into a church thrift store that was having a half-price sale on all winter coats. I found a barely used fur-lined raincoat for ten bucks. That puppy kept me toasty warm while the March winds blew. Yes, I sometimes wear fur. There’s nothing warmer, and down coats makes you look like a king-size duvet on legs. Besides, I eat very little meat.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Annie Korzen is a comedy writer and performer. Her humorous essays have been printed in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and more. She has...

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