Extreme Cheapskates gives you an insider's look at the most outrageous penny-pinching people around. From making their own reusable cloth toilet paper to singing for their supper, you won't believe their extreme and inventive ways to save money.
Meet Extreme Cheapskate and dumpster diver Kate who takes us through her super cheap lifestyle in New York City.
An Oakland man who doesn't buy furniture, picks up loose change and never takes his family out to eat; a Cincinnati man who flushes his toilet once per week, reuses plastic utensils and gets paid to take part in medical tests.
A wealthy Ohio woman saves money by urinating in a jar and emptying it in her garden, searching dumpsters for food and foraging for edible plants in the woods.
An Idaho mother of five who won't spend money on a telephone, a television or new clothes for her kids, but will search for roadkill; a South Dakota man who haggles for fast food, utilities and party favors for a wedding-anniversary celebration.
A Maryland man rides a bicycle and searches for inexpensive vacations, and also helps another family save money by inspecting their garbage can.
A Vermont man reuses dental floss and coffee grinds, and gets free refills at the movies by sifting through trash; a Texas man cleans his clothes in the dishwasher, makes his own toothpaste and uses cornstarch to stay cool in the absence of air-conditioning.