You probably already know (or, if you're not a parent, you've already guessed) that it costs a lot to raise a child. But just how much is "a lot"?
by: Aaron Crowe | channel: Budgeting, Family
Budgeting can be complicated, tedious, and inflexible. But for some, there's a simpler, more reliable way to accomplish the same thing.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Budgeting
If you're looking for a new car, use this simple rule to put yourself in the driver's seat while remaining in control of your car expenses.
by: Michael Kling | channel: Budgeting, Cars and Transportation, Debt Management
When people see us make a lifestyle change — even a positive one like frugality — their responses often resemble the Five Stages of Grief.
by: Max Wong | channel: Budgeting, Lifestyle, Shopping
With some creativity and effort, you can boost your bottom line quickly to pay down a small debt or save something extra.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Debt Management, Extra Income
Small changes can make a big difference to your savings account. Jump-start your savings with these 25 easy ways to put away $5.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Extra Income
If you want to jump-start your financial goals, a spending freeze might be just what you need. Here's how to make it happen — and even have fun while doing it.
by: Meg Favreau | channel: Budgeting
If you want to increase savings, find your hidden spending habits and wring out the waste. Start by checking out these spending categories.
by: Tisha Tolar | channel: Budgeting
The start of the new year is a great time to give your saving and investment strategy a makeover. Here's how to get started.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Budgeting, Investment, Retirement
From budgeting to moderation, AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead" can teach us about frugality (while it also teaches us to never enter a cellar alone).
by: Kelly Kehoe | channel: Budgeting, Entertainment, General Tips, Lifestyle
During the December holidays, it can feel super stressful to even THINK about preparing for the new year. Don't worry! Follow this list, and you'll be ready for 2013.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, General Tips, Lifestyle
Don't have a nickle to your name? Time to buckle down for a week and weather the storm. Here's how to survive it — and make sure it doesn't happen again.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting
Day-to-day money management doesn't need to take a ton of time. Here are some key steps and tools that'll help you create a super-efficient system.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Budgeting, Productivity
Buying your first home is a big accomplishment, but it comes with a lot of responsibility. Take our quick quiz to find out if you're ready to take the plunge.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Real Estate and Housing
Can you afford to be generous? Or can you afford NOT to be? Learn how charitable giving can actually improve your finances.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Life Hacks, Budgeting
One writer shares his five-step plan for helping friends who want to be frugal, so you can use it for your friends, too — or yourself.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Lifestyle
If your adult children are moving back or currently living at home, how much support should you be giving them? Here are some things to consider.
by: Kelly Kehoe | channel: Budgeting, Family, Home
Her comes the bride...and the bill! Learn how to have the wedding of your dreams without going into debt with these cunning cutbacks.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Entertainment, Lifestyle
A cat's true worth can't be measured in dollars...but that doesn't mean that your furry friends don't come with costs.
by: Carrie Kirby | channel: Budgeting, Lifestyle
Living in debt can be like living in a cage. Discover the freedom of breaking free.
by: David Ning | channel: Budgeting, Debt Management, Lifestyle
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