5 best cities for cheapskates

5 best cities for cheapskates

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Next time someone calls you a "cheapskate," take it as a compliment. After all, frugality is the new black in these post–Great Recession times. Even the super-rich pinch pennies to help them stay that way. And bargain-hunting is practically a televised sport (see "Extreme Couponing" on TLC or news coverage of Walmart on Black Friday for proof).

If now is prime time to be a cheapskate, where is the best place to be one? Kiplinger scoured the country for cities where living costs are well below average and incomes are higher than average. The unique combination of prosperity and affordability should appeal to cheapskates and spendthrifts alike.

Yahoo! Homes is publishing the top five cities for cheapskates. Click here to see the rest of the top 10 on Kiplinger.com. | By Stacy Rapacon, Kiplinger.com

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