Audio by year 2010

The Frugal Yankee - Frugal Trends for 2010

The Frugal Yankee looks at emerging trends and how we can best take advantage of them. 2010 will be challenging for families & business, but understanding what lies ahead can help.

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The Frugal Yankee - Plastic Surgery Trends & Emperor's New Clothes

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Bill LoVerme from Newton Wellesley Hosp. explores new trends for women & men plus why the Golden Globes are like The Emperor's New Clothes.

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The Frugal Yankee - Boston Marathon 2010 w/Carl Faust

This time of year, many consider running as a way to get in shape and lose weight. The more adventurous decide to enter the Boston Marathon 2010. Carl Faust from Newton-Wellesley Hospital puts it into perspective with a prescription for success and no breakdown on Heartbreak Hill.

Also listen to Carl talking with the Frugal Yankee on AVOIDING RUNNING INJURIES .

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The Frugal Yankee - Grub Hub, The Recession Generation

The Frugal Yankee talks w/GrubHub.com's Matt Moloney on how new website/phone app is changing restaurant take-out plus a look at the Recession Generation. How will they be changed by the state of the economy.

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The Frugal Yankee-Etiquette of Compliments

From back stabbers at work to praising kids, is there an economics of compliments? Jodi Smith of MannerSmith.com joins the Frugal Yankee to discuss the etiquette of compliments.

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The Frugal Yankee - AntiThrifts & Picking Veggies

AntiThrifts, or financial services companies, are entities who take your money. The Frugal Yankee explores their greedy ways. Plus how to pick good veggies at the store.

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The Frugal Yankee -3D TV REALITY

3D TV has hit America with expensive new sets, glasses & Blu-Ray players. How much does it really cost? Is it worth it? The Frugal Yankee measures the 3rd dimension of entertainment.

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FUR, FORTUNE & EMPIRE

Author Eric Jay Dolin talks about his latest book - FUR, FORTUNE & EMPIRE, how fur trapping defined New England & America from the very beginning and then spawned the conservation movement. Insightful & engaging conversation.

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Inside Book Publishing plus Annie Copps

Yankee Food Editor & Today Show guest Annie Copps on enjoying your garden all year long plus Susan Hynes on the brave new world of book publishing & how it affects the budding author.

Visit Susan Hynes' publishing company BRYANT PARK PRESS

To find out more about Annie Copps, please visit YANKEE MAGAZINE

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Irish Film Director Lance Daly

Lance Daly's KISSES takes place in Dublin where two pre-teens spend Christmas alone enjoying the wonder of the city & then the dangers. Lance talks about the making of the film, working with kids & running away from home.

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The Frugal Yankee - Its Kind of a Funny Story

Film directors Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden's latest is ITS KIND OF A FUNNY STORY starring Zach Galifianakis & Emma Roberts. Garen Daly talked with them on filmmaking, Hassidic acid heads & indie films.

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The Frugal Yankee - Sam Rockwell on CONVICTION

Acclaimed actor Sam Rockwell stars in the new film CONVICTION. In our recent interview we discuss that film plus some of the other films his had been including GALAXY QUEST, THE GREEN MILE, MOON and more.

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The Frugal Yankee - CONVICTION: Betty Anne Waters

Betty Anne Waters' courageous 18 year struggle to free her brother from a wrongful murder conviction is now a movie called CONVICTION. In this interview we talk about the being the subject of a Hollywood film as well as her incredible journey.

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The Frugal Yankee - CONVICTION w/director Tony Goldwyn

Tony Goldwyn directs the true life story of Betty Anne Waters, a woman who spends 18 years educating herself to free her brother Kenny from a wrongful incarceration. The film is CONVICTION & stars Hillary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Juliette Lewis & Melissa Leo.

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The Frugal Yankee: Pop Up Stores & Flash Sites

Pop Up stores & Flash sites are new retail trends. Shoppers can score, but there are some pitfalls. The Frugal Yankee explores what to look for & not get ripped off.

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The Frugal Yankee - Holiday Entertaining Traps

NE Cable News' Leslie Gaydos talks with Frugal Yankee Louise Reilly Sacco. There are 'traps' in holiday entertaining. Learn what they are & how to avoid them.

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Scoring at Yard Sales

Finding good deals at yard sales is more than luck. It's knowing, it's observing, and it's negotiating. Check this podcast out as the Frugal Yankees share some helpful tips, and if you score real big, be sure to send us a check.

Check out these other FRUGAL YANKEE pages on Yard Sales:
PODCAST: A Successful Yard Sale
REPORT: How to Hold a Yard Sale
PODCAST: Yard Sale Tips How to Hold a Yard Sale
REPORT: Essential Yard Sales

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GOING TO YARD SALES - Tips from The Frugal Yankee

There are over 10 million yard sales/year. Learn how to find good ones & get good deals. The Frugal Yankee has tips & ideas.

Please check out these other FRUGAL YANKEE pages on Yard Sales.

PODCAST: A Successful Yard Sale
PODCAST: How to Score
REPORT: How to Hold a Yard Sale
REPORT: Essential Yard Sales

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Deadly Spin - How They Sucker You

DEADLY SPIN is how PR firms manipulate messages specifically how the health insurance companies spent millions to frame the debate to the detriment of America. Insider Wendell Potter shows how and why.

Buy the book.

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Summer Barbecuing

Summer Barbecuing is an American tradition, but too many folks are stuck in culinary ruts or spending too much money. BBQs can be fun & inexpensive. Listen in as the Frugal Yankee lights up the barbie.

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The Diaper Wars

Cloth vs disposable, environmental issues, stressed parents & babies bottoms - the diaper wars continue. The Frugal Yankee takes a close look at cost, impact & ease of use. Special guest: Sandra Gordon from Consumer Reports

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Hunting & Gathering @ Supermarkets

This week's podcast discusses how hardwired humans shop like hunters & gathers of ancient history. Plus a rant on those "Blog Cowards" who diss behind a screen anonymity.

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Red Plum's "Mom Saver-In-Chief"

Lisa Reynolds is Red Plum's "Mom Saver-In-Chief". She is a savvy shopper, smart coupon user & a real mom. The Frugal Yankee sat down to talk to her about the latest trends in store coupons as well as how families can save money.

Tell 'em the Frugal Yankee sent you. Check out Red Plum's Coupon page.

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Deals in March & April

Every season has its share of deals. In March & April it is everything from asparagus to used cars. Listen as the Frugal Yankee not only points out the deals, but how to score them as well.

To read a report on this, please CLICK HERE

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