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Insights From the World's 9 Most Frugal Cultures

In every corner of the globe, there are people that spend less and save more than we do. Let's follow their lead.

Book review: Work Less, Live More

Early retirement is a topic I've always been interested in.  The particular version of it that this book deals with--living well on less money, as a means to getting by wit

How to Bounce Back From Your Holiday Splurge

You might be dreading your next credit card bill, but don't worry — you can bounce back from a holiday spending splurge.

The Online Dating First Date: Get a Drink

Single folks, would you like to go out for a drink? The answer should be yes — and not just because it's frugal.

The Costa Rica Lesson: Awwwwwww They Got Me

Get Travel Insurance before you go anywhere. Have and not need it. No really trust me.

Travel on Amtrak

With each move by the airlines to claw back a bit of the profit that has vanished into the twin maws of competition and higher fuel prices, and with each move by the government to

6 Reasons Your Great Startup Business Is Doomed

While many of us fantasize about being our own boss, not everyone is cut out to be a business owner. Most likely, that includes you, too.

Best Money Tips: 40+ Life Skills Everyone Should Learn

Today we found the life skills that everyone should learn, ways to save more money this year, and tips to help you save hundreds on your next trip.

Travel with Comfort and Ease: Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard

Despite a couple of odd fees, the Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select Mastercard is a good choice for frequent American Airlines flyers.

Celebrate Love, Not Money, With These Recycled Valentine's Day Gifts

Leave the Valentine's Day clichés at the store. These fun (and thrifty!) secondhand gifts are sure to please a frugal-hearted partner.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Earn Money Quickly

Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to earn money quickly, starting your marriage out right, and getting a good night of quality sleep.

No Pulling! Dogs Walk Easy With the Easy Walk Harness

Neither dog nor handler enjoys the walk when there's too much pulling. The Easy Walk Harness uses clever design and dog psychology for a relaxing stroll.

Sleeping In Airports For The Stranded And Frugal Minded

Whether it's an unplanned layover, a means of making an early flight, or simply an attempt to save money on accommodation, the season of sleeping in airports is upon us. I know, I

Help, I Bought a Lemon — Now What Do I Do?

You drove a lemon off the lot, and now you're stuck. Or are you? Take these steps to fix — or forget — that faulty set of wheels.

6 Ways to Create a Great Home Gym For Less

If your New Year’s Resolutions involve exercising a bit more, you’re not alone. While the fitness industry won’t see as big a boom as they are used to this year, there’s still lot

How I Sold My House in 48 Hours

Some homes languish on the market for months, costing owners money and stress. Find out how one seller got it done in a single weekend.

More Award Nights with the Hilton Honors Surpass Card from American Express

Get more points to redeem for Hilton hotel award nights with the Hilton Honors Surpass Credit Card.

Beware of Pretty Things: 4 Reasons I’m Keeping My Ugly, Old Stuff

Last night I strolled through the furniture showroom with my jaw unhinged and my heart thumping: “Look at all this good-looking stuff!” After some careful consideration th

The "marriage penalty" of taxes in America - how does it affect you?

It is tax season again, and it seems that every year the tax code in America gets a little more convoluted. One thing in the tax code that has always annoyed me is something calle

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Affording Education

For Max, a new career means learning a whole new skill set. Find out how she's achieving it while keeping to her strict budget.