Ebbers, a renowned penny-pincher
who got rid of company cars at MCI and made well-heeled execs share rooms at budget hotels on business trips, has taken extraordinary steps to stem defections.
TOP-selling singer Dido has admitted that, despite making millions from her records, she's still a penny-pincher
when out shopping.
HE commands pounds 12 million a movie, so you wouldn't have Tom Hanks down as a penny-pincher
Men's magazine Maxim picked on the penny-pincher
after he used private sponsorship to pay for Christmas cards to his constituents.
After the initial euphoria, the next sensation must be isolation and fear of being seen as either a soft touch or a penny-pincher
Fergus McCann has revealed how he saved Celtic a cool pounds700,000 by holding Roma to ransom over Enrico Annoni.
But he dispelled his penny-pincher
reputation by leaving his staff a full years' salary each, and awarded pounds 500 to staff who had retired.
said: "It's the difference between pounds 250 and pounds 25.
But despite her fabulous wealth, she can be a penny-pincher
and was once spotted queuing for cut-price theatre seats.
ONE in three Britons is a penny-pincher
who shares bathwater and uses tea bags more than once, a survey reveals today.
think nothing of buying a bottle of spirits in duty free so they can enjoy a snifter on their balcony rather than pay for overpriced drinks at the bar.
Shoppers aren't the penny-pinchers
they've been made out to be - at least when top-up shopping - a Him
Conservatives are penny-pinchers
where public services are concerned, and aren't particularly bothered about the rest of us who rely on them.
They deserve respect, thanks and a decent wage - not a kick in the teeth by short-sighted penny-pinchers
I WOULD PREFER that waiters were paid a living wage, making them immune to the whims of penny-pinchers
like you and me, but the system we actually have makes it customary to tip at least 15 percent of the final bill, no matter how much work is involved.