cutting expenses

10 Monthly Bills You Can Slash

Stop gritting your teeth when you pay bills. With a little planning, you can slash your monthly expenses while experiencing little change in your living standards.

10 Business Owners Share Tips for Saving Money

While it may seem like there is only so much you can do to trim your spending, the following opportunities for saving money come straight from the trenches.

4 Ways To Reduce Business Travel Expenses

Learn to reduce business travel expenses, and you can save your company money and increase the bottom line.

6 Tips to Shrink Your Bills Every Year

An annual bill audit can help you ensure that you're not paying for things you don't need. Follow these steps to slash your regular costs.

The 4 Most Common Unnecessary "Needs"

Reducing your budget can be difficult when you have so many "needs," but these four types of so-called necessities aren't required at all.

Beyond Debt-Free: Getting By in the New Economy

Living debt-free is a great goal — but as the economy remains shaky, is that enough? Discover more ways to make sure you're on solid financial ground.

8 Ways Convenience is Screwing Your Finances

Convenience is great, but sometimes it costs more than it's worth.

3 Reasons Why Keeping Your "Latte Factor" Will Help You Save Money

Here are a few reasons why keeping your "latte factor" will help you save.

Getting by without a job, part 3--cut spending

With the economy tanking, more and more people will be not just losing their job, but will be finding themselves without one for an extended period. When that happens it's not goo

Emergency belt-tightening

Typical personal finance advice would have you divide your budget categories into two groups: Your fixed expenses and your discretionary expenses. I generally don't like that dis

7 Monthly Expenses We Don't Realize We Don't Need

When you put together a frugal budget, you are usually careful to make sure you're not spending money where you don't need to. But are you getting rai