See How One Family Lives Well On $20,000 a Year

NBC's Today profiles one American family living just above the poverty line, but quite happily and comfortably. Watch author and self-professed cheapskate Jeff Yeager's take on such extreme thriftiness to see if you can learn anything from Jennifer and Michael, who claim to have found a simpler, more satisfying existence.

20 rules to live by for cheapskates

Today, to be called a "cheapskate" is more like of a badge of honor. I'm betting a lot of people in Congress would be delighted to be called...