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Use "tightwads" in a sentence
""High money planners are more likely to score high on scales measuring frugality, impulse buying, coupon proneness, value consciousness and to be classified as 'tightwads' rather than 'spendthrifts,'" the authors write."
"People who think of themselves as either tightwads or spendthrifts supposedly are less happy than people in between."
"Even a precocious third-grader can see why even fiscal tightwads should make an exception for spending that ultimately brings in more money than it costs."