Cheap may not be such a dirty word these days. Weber takes both a personal and historical view of American frugality, from Benjamin Franklin to John Maynard Keynes. The author also recollects her father’s conservative spending philosophies and expounds on an examination of social programs, alternative movements and mainstream institutions and offers tips for traveling the world on a tight budget. See her profiled in the New York Times for more info: frugaltraveler.blogs.nytimes.com This event took place on October 6, 2009 in Google’s Mountain View, CA office, as part of the Authors@Google series.
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