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7 Unnecessary Household Expenses You Can Cut Today

If your family doesn't examine these 7 common household expenses, you are wasting way too much money.

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7 Ways Psychologists Say Saving Boosts Your Mental Health

Saving money is good for your bank account, but it's also good for your mental well-being. Start saving and start feeling better about yourself!

11 Reasons Why You Must Use Bill Reminders

Whether you're tired of paying late fees or just tired of bill pay day, an automated bill reminder helps you manage your budget and your time.

10 Mindless Ways You're Spending Money

Where does it all go? Who knows!? Watch out for these mindless spends and keep control of your money.

5 Ways to Automate Your Finances

Let robots manage your money for you and you'll never pay a late fee or go over budget again.

12 Ways to Have a No-Spend Holiday Season

Refocus your holiday spirit on time well spent with friends and family this year and Santa won't won't get the better of your budget again.

Should You Use Peer-to-Peer Lending to Pay Down Credit Card Debt?

Depending on your debt situation, a peer-to-peer loan may be an affordable — and sensible — way to retire debt. Here's what you should consider.

16 Easy Ways to Save $100 This Month

Pay yourself an extra $100 this month (or any month) by paying attention to your spend and cutting back where it counts.

21 Foods That Cost Under a Buck a Pound — With Recipes!

Fill your your belly without emptying your wallet with these nutritious staples that can be had for under a dollar a pound.

7 Easy Ways to Lower Winter Energy Costs

Rising home heating costs are a sure sign winter's almost here. Keep utility costs manageable with these easy home energy efficiency boosts.

The NFL's 5 Most Frugal Players

Sad stories of spendthrift athletes wasting millions are all too common. But for these five footballers, frugal lifestyles keep their finances fit.

How One Young Entrepreneur Paid Off $40,000 in Student Debt By Age 24

How much is a side gig worth? For one enterprising recent grad, it was worth $40,000, plus interest, and no more debt.

10 Ways to Save Money When You Are Unemployed

It's always good to be mindful about spending, but for the unemployed, an abstract should is a real world must. Here's how to cut back, fast.

10 Dumb Little Budgeting Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

Small little spending and budgeting mistakes add up to big holes in your finances. The good news is that you can find and fix them.

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Trying to build a nest egg? Resist the urge to purge your pocketbook on every shiny bauble you see and watch your savings grow.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make a Better Budget Today

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10 Smart Ways to Make Yourself Hate Spending Money

You've tried and tried to control your spending, but still it gets away from you? Make spending something you dislike and watch your savings grow.

Never Use Cash for These 11 Things

Living the cash-only lifestyle can be good for your budget — except when it isn't. Learn why some purchases are best made on credit.

10 Big Expenses You Can Easily Get Rid Of

The 80/20 rule applies to budgeting, too — 80% of your spend goes to 20% of your expenses. If you can cut those big costs, the savings are big, too.

8 Dark-Side Motivations to Start Saving

If the usual motivations to save aren't working (emergencies, big purchases, your future), let your dark side guide your money.

13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.