You can be a cheapskate and still buy expensive things.
Case in point: For a limited time, Amazon has the Vizio E701i-A3 70-inch LED HDTV for $1,498 delivered. It typically sells at or near the list price of $1,699.
That purchase also entitles you to a 2 percent "reward" in the form of an Amazon credit that will appear in your account 35 days after the TV is delivered. In other words, you'll get roughly 30 bucks' worth of Amazon cash for splurging on, say, a Blu-ray copy of your favorite movie. Not a bad … Read more