9 Ways to Attract (or Impress) a Thrifty Guy This Valentines Day

Some of the links on this page may contain affiliate links and we may receive compensation if a purchase is made - at no cost to you. Please read our disclosure for more info.

Last Updated on

valentine thrifty guy

It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow. And, you want to attract a special thrifty guy in your life OR impress the one you have. Don’t fear. We’re here to help.

For marrying,dating or wanting to friend the right breed of man – the Thrifty Guy – we commend you.

But this Thrifty Guy – whose internal engine revs at the sight of a buy-one-get-one free entree coupon at his favorite fast food diner – is not easily impressed. No, to make this guy raise a left brow, you’ll have to top that BOGO offer with a free dessert side.

So, to that end – we offer you our top 10 ways to attract or impress a Thrifty Guy on Valentine’s Day. Godspeed. 

  1. Use a coupon on the first date
  2. Ask him his credit score
  3. Cut your cable tv (yes, no more Jersey Shore)
  4. Eat leftovers for three days straight
  5. Have a no spend week every month for a year
  6. Go to open houses to get free food
  7. Show him your budget (if married, ask if you can “talk about the budget”)
  8. Tell him you just went to the department store and “couldn’t find anything”
  9. For a date – ask him to go on a walk and afterwards, read Total Money Makeover to you

Our Thrifty Guy Charlie contributed to this post.

You might also be interested in:


    • Aaron says:

      @Jen – You got it! ;)
      @Karen – The Thrifty Guy always wants to impress with his credit worthiness :)
      @Dianne – Haha.. good on him!

  1. Jen says:

    #7 is so challenging, but hey…if it will make him happy and be a free Valentine’s Day gift at the same time? No need to run out shopping the day before! Thanks for the great ideas!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.