Since we started this website in 2003 we have shared our frugal habits and money-saving strategies with hundreds of different media outlets.

Our goal is to spread the word that frugality produces incredible freedom and security and . . . laughter. Our hope is that by watching, reading or listening to some of these interviews you’ll be encouraged that you can thrive financially!

Media platforms are growing today in vast numbers. These are some of the media platforms where we have had the privilege of sharing our message about frugality being fun and rewarding!

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If you would like to contact Steve & Annette for an interview, please use our media contact form.

Steve & Annette Economides are NY Times Best Selling Authors, parents of five grown children and Family Finance Experts. They are passionate about living the frugal lifestyle and sharing the fun, laughter, and freedom they’ve experienced. This has led them to write three books: America’s Cheapest Family gets You Right on the MoneyCut Your Grocery Bill in HalfThe MoneySmart Family System – Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age.

National TV

Steve & Annette’s enthusiasm about household finances has earned them appearances on National TV Shows such as Good Morning America, Today Show, Dr. Phil, CNN, Fox News, 20/20, Nightline, Inside Edition, The Marie Osmond Show, Neil Cavuto, The Harvest Show, The Montel Williams Show, and The Talk.


They have also been featured in Magazines such as People Magazine, Budget Living, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, American Profile, Money Magazine, National Inquirer, Women’s World, All You and more.

Websites/ Internet

Steve & Annette have been included on Yahoo Finance, Pop Sugar, Nerd Wallet, Get Rich Slowly, MSN, Consumer Reports, Netscape, Time Online, Well Kept Wallet, Debt Free Divas, Parents Connect, My Northwest, Simple Dollar, ABC News, Bad, US News & World Report and more.


The Economides’ have appeared in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Knight Ridder Syndicate – Tribune Newspapers, The Associated Press, The AZ Republic, and many more.


Steve & Annette have been interviewed on NPR, Paul Harvey, American Family Radio, Dr. Laura, Talk America Radio, In the Market with Janet Parshall, KTAR – Phoenix Talk, and hundreds of local radio stations.


The Economides Family has also been featured around the world, on some of these amazing media platforms listed below.

Radio – Radio New Zealand, Australian Broadcast Company, BBC Radio 4

TV – The Kerri Anne Show/ Australia, Alhurra TV

Newspapers – Malaysian Star, London Telegraph, London Sunday Mirror, Protos Newspaper/ Greece

Magazines – Handelsblatt/Germany, Bilanz/ Switzerland

Their message of Financial Hope is reaching millions around the globe.

Steve and Annette speak all over the country and they are regular guests on many nationally syndicated radio programs, podcasts, and Google hangouts. They are often quoted in personal finances articles in newspapers, magazines, and the web.

Through numerous national and international media appearances, books, resources, website, blog and social media, they continue to inspire others toward financial freedom. Their style is down to earth and easy to understand. Take their advice and you’ll have more laughter, better family times and much more money in the bank.

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