An adman with inside knowledge, I'll steer you to wiser choices.
From Mother's Day to Memorial Day, here's what to buy — and what to avoid — in May.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Shopping
Ready to take your frugal living beyond the everyday? Try one of these cost cutting strategies that push the boundaries of normalcy.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Frugal Living, Life Hacks
Spring is here, and so are the deals...and plenty of items to avoid. Here is your buying guide for April.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Consumer Affairs, Deals
Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Consumer Affairs
Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Life Hacks, Cars and Transportation
From video game systems to clothing to candy, discover what you should buy this month (and what to avoid).
by: Paul Michael | channel: Consumer Affairs, Shopping
From unhealthy "health" products to designer diamonds and more, discover 10 sneaky marketing tricks to avoid.
Marketers spend a lot of effort convincing us that our wants are needs. From aftershave to baby walkers, here are 25 things you can easily do without.
It’s February, and that means there are deals to be had and pricing landmines to avoid. Check out this list, and shop with savvy.
The comedy that captured the frustrations of cubicle-farm workers everywhere has more to offer than laughs — it also has some serious life lessons.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Career and Income, Entertainment
Turn your next one-on-one with your boss into a promotion or raise with some common-sense preparation and a willingness to shine.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Career Building
Stores are filled with post-holiday clearance, but there are things you should avoid this month. Get the scoop on what to buy and what to leave on the shelf.
if you want to put some extra bucks in your pocket before, during, and after the holidays, here are some tips on finding deals and reselling for a tidy profit.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Extra Income, Shopping
With so many free coupon apps to choose from, which are worth downloading? Check out these five that can save — or even make — you money.
Bleach is more versatile than you think. When you use your imagination, it can be downright amazing. Here are nine cool uses for that bottle under the sink.
by: Paul Michael | channel: DIY, Home
As important as it is to save money, it’s just as important to spend it wisely. And that means that sometimes, it makes sense to pay more for a brand-name item.
A collection of former and current fast food employees recently shared their "do not eats" — here are some of the highlights.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Consumer Affairs, Food and Drink
Are your money-saving ways just an illusion? Find out if you're falling prey to these frugal red herrings.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Personal Finance, Frugal Living
Turn down money-saving opportunities? Yup! One very frugal writer shares the questionable and straight-up dumb ways he won't save money.
by: Paul Michael | channel: General Tips, Green Living, Home, Lifestyle
We don't like to think about it, but planning our own death is one of the most important things we can do for our loved ones. These tools can help.
by: Paul Michael | channel: General Tips, Technology