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6 Smart Ways to Help Your Appliances Retain Their Value

Keeping household appliances spick, span, and humming like brand-new and they'll keep their worth for years to come.

9 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 This Summer

Pad your pockets with an extra grand this summer, all with the help of an easy side gig.

How to Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

Living the paycheck-to-paycheck life is stressful and miserable. But here's a way to escape!

The Frugal Guest's Guide to Surviving Wedding Season

Wedding season is the most costly season of all. Here's how to survive without breaking your budget.

7 Surprising Ways Summer Will Cost You

Just like the scorching temps will drain your energy, the summer season can also drain your budget. Here's some sunscreen for your wallet!

11 Smart Ways to Boost Your Gas Mileage

Spend more time on the open road and less standing at the pump. These easy fuel-saving hacks will keep more money in your pocket.

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Don't Ever Stop

It's Day Five of your debt repayment and you're on a roll, now. Keep up the great work and keep going after you've reached your goal!

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Pay It Off

Whether in a snowball or in an avalanche, it's time to freeze your debt for good. Try one of these strategies to get on track.

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Search and Destroy

It's Day Three of your plan to tackle debt reduction. Where can you trim the fat from your budget to find extra cash to direct toward debt?

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Add It Up

It's Day Two of your plan to tackle debt reduction. Time to ditch the excuses, break out the calculator, and make a game plan.

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Stop Waiting for Tomorrow

Debt sucks. It’s time to tackle it, today, before it turns into an even uglier monster. Get started reducing your debt by following this simple five-day plan.

8 Expenses You Should Never Cut

We all want to trim the fat from our budget. But these eight life necessities are worth every penny.

8 Things I Learned About Money After Getting Married

For better or worse, marriage means learning how to manage money with a partner.

The 12-Month Get-Richer Plan

You can achieve a whole lot in 12 short months. Start today and this time next year you'll be a whole lot better off.

How to Do Money Like a Grown-Up

Say goodbye to the messy money matters of your youth. It's time your money sat at the grown-ups table.

10 Smart Uses for Food That's About to Go Bad

Your brown bananas and flimsy fennel may look ready for the trash, but there's still lots of ways to enjoy these soon-to-spoil foods.

10 Easy Ways to Get Your Finances Fit For Summer

Summer's almost here! Give your finances the bikini bod they deserve and breeze through summer.

10 Ways to Keep Your Kid's Prom From Ruining Your Budget

It's prom season, moms and dads! Here's how to save major green on your kid's big night.

The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers

Caring for a pet can end up costing a lot. Take in one of these no frills furry (or scaled or shelled) friends at a fraction of the cost of Fido.

Get More Money for Your Stuff With These Retail Secrets

If the big-box retailers can move boatloads of inventory with these pricing secrets, then you can, too.