Fast Food

The High Cost of Cheap Food

Cheap eats might be destroying your waistline, your health, and the environment, too. Learn about the costs — and what you can do about them.

How to Stop the Takeout Meal Cycle and Save

Takeout is tempting, but it's wreaking havoc on your savings. Stop the cycle with some savvy shopping and a little planning.

5 Things You Should Never Buy With Your Credit Card

Put that plastic away! For these six expenses, you’re better off leaving your credit card in your wallet.

Best Money Tips: How to Quit Fast Food

Today we found articles on how to never eat fast food again, saving on holiday shopping, and items you’ll probably forget to pack for holiday travel.

5 Ways Restaurant Apps Hurt Your Wallet

Coupons, easy ordering — restaurant apps make it a snap to get your bite on. Just beware the sneaky tricks that can take a bite out of your budget.

The 5 Most Lucrative Restaurant Franchises

With "fast-casual" replacing fast food, franchises are on the rise. Take a look at the most lucrative eateries in the business.

10 Reasons to Stop Buying Gas Station Food

Put down the Big Gulp and walk away. You're wasting money for the convenience — and who knows where that cup has been?!!

6 Foods Science Says Are Actually Making You Dumber

You are what you eat — and that goes for your brain, too. Are you making yourself dumber just by stuffing food in your face?

14 Secret Fast Food Menus Revealed

You don't have to join the Illuminati to learn secrets. Discover the unadvertised eats you can order from your favorite fast food joints.

“Avoid These Fast Food Items,” Say Fast Food Employees

A collection of former and current fast food employees recently shared their "do not eats" — here are some of the highlights.

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Eat Fast Food?

Tell us how often you eat fast food and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Why You Shouldn't Eat at Chain Restaurants

The portions are big, and the food is reliably the same...but is it worth it to eat at chain restaurants? One writer says no.

4 Ways to Eat Healthy(ish) From Vending Machines

Vending machines aren't the best places to find nutritious snacks. But if you're in a pinch, you can stay healthy with these compromise choices.

Best Money Tips: Save on Takeout

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on takeout, commonly overlooked tax breaks, and how to make your dreams a reality.

Eat 256 Big Macs to Win a $5 Gift Card

How many Big Macs would you have to eat to win a particular prize in McDonald's Monopoly? You're about to find out.

Is "Health Food" Worse for You than Junk Food?

Health food isn't necessarily as good for you as you'd expect it to be. In fact, it might be those "healthy" foods that are ultimately making you fat.

Fast Food, Slow Food, and Your Dollars at Work

Trying to eat well while spending less is a tough balancing act. However, buying more expensive food today may save you money in the long term.

How to Avoid Putting on Recession Pounds

During hard times, eating cheap food may seem to make sense, but it can be more costly to us in the long run.

Be a Winner with Your Dinner (Or not)

I would never advocate buying fast food just to win something. If you are already driving thru, however, it’s something to consider. And with many of the prizes having less to do

Ugggh, (hic) I justss gotta eat some(hic)thing; my top 10 homemade drunk snacks.

Most of us have been there (when I was in college, I was there 3 times a week during my first year…sorry mum and dad). You go out with your buddies, have a few beers and by the tim