Frugal Living

How Almost Anyone Can Afford to Retire in Mexico

Calling Mexico home during your golden years can really stretch your retirement savings. Crossing the border is a lot easier than you think!

Flashback Friday: 36 Things You Should Buy Second Hand

Before you head out to shop your favorite stores, consider buying those items used. You can save an unbelievable amount of cash in the process.

Best Money Tips: 7 Vacation Rental Tips for Every Traveler

Today we found articles on vacation rental tips, financial habits that build wealth, and ways to get through your emails faster.

Learn to Love Winter With Some Simple Self-Deception

With the endless falling of snow, winter can be a miserable time. Hate it a little less by adding these clever mental tricks to your arsenal.

8 Ways to Save on Dinner — No Meal Planning Required

Tired of spending hours mapping out your meals? Good news: You can make healthy, affordable meals on the fly, too.

3 Great Reasons to Choose a Secondhand Engagement Ring (and Where to Find One)

Engagement rings are notoriously expensive, but if you're willing to buy second hand, you can save thousands.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Vet Care for Your Pets

Today we found articles on ways to save money on vet care for your pets, how to get more fiber (and why you should), and everyday ways to stop taking things for granted.

The 5 Best USB-Powered Fans

Keeping yourself and your computer cool in a stuffy work area isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these USB-powered fans and your work area will always be chill.

6 Ways Digital Nomads Can Save for Retirement

Digital nomads and perpetual travelers can use these simple tricks to save money for retirement — whatever their current address.

5 Countries That Welcome American Retirees

Taking your retirement abroad is a good way to stretch your retirement dollars. Before you go, consider these American-friendly locales.

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Your love of lattes might not be totally to blame for your low funds. Cognitive biases could be derailing every one of your money-related decisions.

The 5 Best Infant Nail Clippers

Trimming a baby's nails isn't always easy, but it can be. Use any of these infant nail clippers and your baby's nails will stay short and clean.

The One Thing That Will Help You Actually Save Money

A little positivity can go a long way — especially when it comes to reaching financial goals.

6 Apps That Pay You to Workout

If you're looking to get in shape this year, why not get paid? It's easy with these convenient apps.

Ask the Readers: What Good Financial Habits Do You Have?

Tell us about your good financial habits and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Grab These February Freebies

Today we found articles on freebies you can grab in February, over 100 things to do when you’re bored, and deals on tax-prep software.

How to Manage Your Money — No Budgeting Required

Nobody likes budgeting. Here's how to keep track of your money without one.

How to Return Items Through Your Credit Card If the Store Refuses

Credit card policies can get you a refund when the store refuses. Just be sure to read the fine print.

9 Sweet Valentine's Day Gifts to Give to Your Truest Love — You!

Who needs a date on Valentine's Day when you can shower yourself with fun and wholesome treats?

5 Better Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day This Year

Don't settle for generic when it comes to treating your sweetheart. This Valentine's Day, get them something better.

Latest Articles in Frugal Living

How Dirty Is Your Money, Really?

You use money often, but have you ever considered what kinds of nasty bacteria are living on its surface? The answer is not for the squeamish.

Flashback Friday: 42 Ways the 7 Deadly Sins Are Keeping You Poor

Greed, pride, and the five other deadly sins might be the reason for your financial struggles.

Here's How a Spending Ban Can Help (and Hurt) You

Finances currently a mess? Hit the reset button with a spending ban. Just be careful not to overdo it.

Should You Sign Up for That Store Credit Card?

Store credit cards are sometimes good for building credit. But their terms can make them less attractive than many other cards. Should you get one?

How to Help Your Kid Build Their First Budget

Everything your teen needs to master their money starts with you. Teach them budgeting basics that will last a lifetime.

7 Tools and Gadgets Your Smartphone Can Replace

Clear the clutter and keep your smartphone, because with the right apps, it becomes a universal tool that makes your everyday life easier.

The 5 Best Diapers

Keeping your baby clean and accident-free isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these diapers and there's will much less mess with your little one.

7 Reasons You Should Always Buy Girl Scout Cookies

When Girl Scout cookie season rolls around, it's hard to justify consuming all those calories. But we've found a way to do just that!

7 Ways to Save Loads of Money Using Credit Cards

Few financial products are as versatile and powerful as a credit card. Here are seven ways they can save you money.

The 5 Best Paper Napkins

Cleaning messes up quickly isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these paper napkins and spills will always disappear immediately.

25 Hobbies You Can Start for Under $10

Starting a new hobby should never drain your bank account. Luckily, there are a bunch that you can start for $10 or less.

5 Money Conversations Every Couple Should Have

Money may not buy happiness, but being honest and open about it can buy you a lot of relationship points.

How to Get Cash While Traveling Abroad

You're going to need cash when you travel abroad, but you don't need to pay all those fees and surcharges. Here's how.

14 Things You Can Do Now to Prep for Your Best Summer Ever

Winter blues got you down? Look ahead to summertime, and make sure this will be your best one yet.

6 Ways Lust Is Keeping You Poor

It's Valentine's Day and lust is lurking behind the cards and candy. Take those churchy warnings to heart — lust will leave you wanting.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Use Your Phone to Save at the Grocery Store

Today we found articles ways your phone can help you slash grocery costs, how afford an amazing trip in 2017, and date night ideas for busy parents.

The High Cost of Modern Love

Modern love can be a special (and very, very expensive) thing. What is your dating life costing you?

4 Reasons Credit Is Safer Than Debit

If you're prone to overspending, a debit card may be your best bet. For everyone else, credit cards are the safer choice.

6 Affordable Places to Ski

Looking to hit the slopes this winter? These West Coast ski locations are perfect for budget-conscious snow lovers.

6 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Mold on Common Household Items

Yuck mold — and it's everywhere! Get rid of it while keeping your stuff with some easy cleaning tricks.