They may have (nearly) all the money in the world but that doesn't stop these top earners from wanting to pinch their pennies.
Famous frugal people
Take a good look at the Forbes rich list, and you're going to see men and women with lavish tastes and the funds to feed them. If business magnate Larry Ellison wants to buy an airline to ensure it continues service to his own private island? Well, Larry Ellison is worth more than $40 billion. Why shouldn't he buy an airline to ensure it continues service to his own private island?
But not all rich people spend thoughtlessly. From thrift-shopping First Ladies to smartphone-challenged star quarterbacks, here are a few famous wealthy people known for their frugal habits.
* Bing: How to save at the grocery store
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