Who are the Economical Economides'

Steve & Annette Economides are NY Times Best Selling Authors, parents of five grown children, and Family Finance Experts.

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The Economides Family 2003:
Back Row L to R; John and Roy.
Middle Row L to R: Steve, Abbey and Joe.
Seated L to R: Annette and Becky

They are passionate about living the frugal lifestyle and sharing the fun, laughter and freedom they’ve experienced.

Affectionately known in the media as America’s Cheapest Family, Steve & Annette:

  • Paid off their first home in 9 years on an average income of $35,000
  • Took fabulous debt-free vacations
  • Paid cash for all of their cars
  • Spent 60% less on Groceries than average families
  • Helped their kids earn College Degrees without Student Loans

Steve & Annette’s enthusiasm about household finances has earned them appearances on: Good Morning AmericaThe Today ShowDr. PhilThe TalkCNNFox News20/20Nightline; Inside EditionThe Marie Osmond ShowYahoo Finance; They’ve been featured in Good HousekeepingAll You; Time; Money; Real Simple; and People Magazines. They’ve also been quoted in US News and World Report; USA Today Weekend; The Washington Post; Huffington Post and many more. Their message of Financial Hope is reaching millions around the globe.

Back in 2003, our kids were younger (and so were we) we started writing and publishing the HomeEconomiser Newsletter. The newsletter was printed and distributed 10 times each year. In 2009 we converted from a printed newsletter to digital / online version at MoneySmartFamily.com. We also launched the MoneySmartFamily Email Newsletter that is sent out 2 times each month at no charge. You can subscribe to the email newsletter here.

All of the articles the we have written for the HomeEconomiser newsletter are now available to website members in the Member Archive section of MoneySmartFamily.com. You can get details about becoming a website member here.

Our family is growing and we're loving seeing our kids stand financially independent!

Economides Family 2013:
Left to right: Collin & Abbey, Becky, Joe, Annette & Steve, Rachel & John