excessively frugal

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One would think that with these enormous advantages, the NYSIF's underwriting would be more flexible; but as I mentioned, the Fund is known as an excessively frugal organization, tough on audits and for squeezing every penny they can get from its policyholders, who have told me they receive as little respect as we agents get.
Research from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation earlier this year found that older people are not being excessively frugal in order to leave everything to their children and neither are they being reckless in terms of spending their family assets on luxuries.
It does not support the stereotype of older people being excessively frugal in order to bequeath everything to their children.