budgeting tips

10 Reasons You Probably Overpaid at the Store

You can be the smartest shopper around and still end up overpaying for everyday things. Here's how you're getting tripped up.

7 Ways Grown-Ups Can Make New Friends Without Going Broke

So you want to make new friends, but you don't want to empty your wallet in the process? Worry not, you have options.

7 Ways You Can Save $1,000 by Christmas, If You Start Now

Most reach the holiday season with very little money saved but if you start now, you'll have plenty for gifts, and maybe enough for feasts, treats, and a whole lot more!

When Should You Pay a Credit Card Convenience Fee?

You may need to pay a fee to use a credit card in certain situations. This is when paying a fee to use credit is a good idea, and when it's not.

Take Control of Your Money With These 10 Free Spreadsheet Templates

There are scores of fancy apps and websites that can help you manage your money, but for some, nothing beats the elegance of a simple spreadsheet.

How Getting More Sleep Helps Your Finances

Need another reason to hit the sack early? Getting enough sleep improves your health and your wealth.

Stop Using These 5 Excuses Not to Budget

Stop making excuses about why you can't budget and start managing your money today. It's easy once you start!

8 Everyday Problems You Don't Need Money to Solve

Just because you're in a bit of a pickle doesn't mean you throw money at it to get you out.

7 Essential Money Moves for New Parents

Having a kid is scary — and expensive! These money moves can make the transition a lot easier on your wallet.

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Instead of buying that shiny new toy for your kiddoes, maybe they should pay for it.

Flashback Friday: 52 Ways to Keep Your Finances Fit During the Holidays

Typically everyone's money, like our waistlines, suffers during the holidays. Learn how to keep it trim.

The 10 Commandments of Reaching Financial Freedom

We all want to reach financial freedom, but there are rules we need to follow in order to get there.

4 Parenting Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching Kids About Money

If you want your children to be masters at managing money, you need to lead by example.

When Self-Care Actually Harms Your Budget

Self-care has become a critical way to cope with the stress of the modern world. But is it really just draining your bank account?