Frugal Living

Best Money Tips: What to Expect at Memorial Day Sales

Today we found helpful articles on what you can expect from this year’s Memorial Day sales, items you should never buy new, and ways to use up “old” food.

7 Ways Pride Is Keeping You Poor

Pride is not your friend. It can mess with your good judgment, and convince you to make terrible financial decisions.

6 Signs You Aren't Making Enough Money

Stuck in the paycheck to paycheck rut? You either need to spend less — or earn more — money.

8 Ways to Save on Accommodations Online

Believe it or not, you can pay less for your accommodations while traveling… or even get them for free!

My 2016 Budget Challenge: How to Turn Your Spouse Into a Money Saver

Max is owning her crazy in her journey to save $31K this year. Her husband, Mr. Spendypants, is along for the ride.

Flashback Friday: 102 Amazing Food Hacks You Have to Try This Summer

Looking to switch up your food routine for summer? Start with these delicious summer food hacks.

One Simple Thing You Can Do to Start Budgeting Today

Forget the spreadsheets. The best thing you can do for your budget is to take a step back and look at the big picture.

10 Smart and Frugal Uses for Epsom Salt

Instead of buying expensive cleaners and beauty products, you can save a ton of cash if you use good old fashioned epsom salt instead.

Get Your Closet Ready for Summer With These 5 Hacks

Who needs winter duds taking up precious real estate? Clear out your wool and Gore-Tex, make way for cotton, and declutter your wardrobe all at once.

One Simple Thing You Can Do Today to Start Living Frugally

Start living a life more frugal — right now! — with one simple shift in perspective.

6 Ways to Save On Baggage Fees

We've all got baggage. Stop being charged for it!

Best Money Tips: 60+ Useful Things You Can Get for Free

Today we over 60 useful things that you can get for free, ways that living aboard can boost your productivity, and tips for running faster and better.

The 5 Best Bug Repellents

Keeping mosquitoes and other bugs away during summer isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five bug repellents and your skin will be bug bite-free.

7 Smart Ways to Save on Maternity Clothes

No need to finance a whole new wardrobe with a baby on board! Save big on maternity clothes to stay frugal and fashionable.

Best Credit Cards For Road Trips

If you're planning a road trip make sure you have these credit card rewards and benefits with you.

7 Amazon Prime Perks You've Forgotten to Use

Amazon Prime isn't just free two-day shipping. Are you taking advantage of the unlimited photo storage, free video streaming, grocery delivery, and more?

Best Money Tips: How to Get Stuff for Free at CVS

Today we found savvy ways to get free stuff at CVS, free budget spreadsheets to organize your household finances, and DIY projects that you can tackle with YouTube.

What You Can Buy With $5,000

When you're done fantasizing about what you could spend a cool million on, think about the possibilities of a realistic windfall — like a cool $5K!

10 Frugal and Delicious Meals to Make With Your Kids

Get your kids started early on healthy and frugal habits like cooking at home — and save yourself some effort at meal time. It's win-win, yum!

7 Fool-Proof Ways to Stay Within Your Travel Budget

Costs have a tendency to creep up when we're on the road. Learn to be a savvy spender no matter where the travel bug takes you.

Latest Articles in Frugal Living

10 Ways You're Being a Terrible Neighbor

Unless you enjoy being a terrible neighbor, maybe keep the sloppy parking and late night fireworks to a minimum.

Ask the Readers: What's the Nicest Frugal Thing You've Done for a Neighbor?

Tell us about the nicest frugal thing you've done for a neighbor and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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 Apps That Actually Pay You to Shop

Need an easy way to get cash back for your shopping habit? Yep, there's an app for that.

Flashback Friday: 53 Beauty Hacks You Have to Try This Summer

Looking to master those beachy waves and keep your skin sunburn-free this summer? These beauty hacks will help.

Ease Into Minimalism With Some Simple Steps

The clean, fresh look of a minimalist home is so appealing. Why make it just fantasy? Get purging!

The 5 Best Glass Water Bottles

Staying hydrated on the go without creating environmental waste isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five glass water bottles and the Earth will love you for it.

13 Simple Gardening Skills Anybody Can Master

Having a green thumb is not only a great skill to have — it can also save you big bucks!

Best Money Tips: 60+ Money-Saving Ways to Use Baking Soda

Today we found over 60 uses for baking soda that can help you save money, career tips for aspiring entrepreneurs, and inexpensive ideas for your Memorial Day party.

How Much Would It Cost to Actually Live Like a Queen for a Day?

You'd need awfully deep pockets to lead a lifestyle fit for a queen.

The 5 Best Linen Sprays

Keeping your linens smelling fresh isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five linen sprays and your sheets will smell nice and clean.

9 Money Lessons to Take From the Great Depression

The Depression was a dark time in America's history, but it did yield some incredible tips for surviving on a budget and saving money.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Fly on a Private Jet for Less

Today we found ways to fly on a private jet for less, tips for staying healthy on a budget, and how to create a meditation retreat at home.

5 Frugal Living Truths Every Stay-at-Home-Parent Should Know

When the daily Stay-at-Home routine starts to wear thin, take heart. You're living — and teaching — some valuable frugal living truths.

The 5 Best Allergen Sprays

Keeping your home free from dust mites and other allergens isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these allergen sprays and you'll always breathe easy at home.

Never Borrow Money for These 5 Buys

You really, really want it... and oh, that credit offer just looks so tempting! But be forewarned — you'll regret it if you buy it.

Ask the Readers: Do You Keep a Budget?

Tell us whether you keep a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Everything You Need to Know About Coupon Codes

Today we found helpful articles everything you need to know about online coupon codes, items you should definitely buy at the dollar store, and easy ways to reuse plastic products.

8 Things I Learned About Money After Getting Married

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

17 Cheap Ways to Dress Up Your Garden

Give your outdoor living space a little low-cost love this summer. No trips to the home and garden store required.