This week for TV Thursday I’m going to share something a bit different (and quite a bit shorter). Amy Dacyczyn (pronounced “decision”) and The Tightwad Gazette are very well known in frugal circles.
Amy wrote a newsletter in the 1990’s which was, at it’s peak, mailed out to 100,000 subscribers. Later the information was compiled into several volumes, and then even later those volumes were combined together into the 1000 plus page tome “The Complete Tightwad Gazette”. Check at your library–I’m willing to bet they have a copy.
Many folks who have found the books have wondered what happened to Amy Dacyczyn in the years after she retired from writing the newsletter. Today’s TV Thursday video is an interview with Amy for “Making $ense New England” on NH public television. The spot was done in her home in 1999, three years after she retired from writing: