Articles on Frugal Living

Plenti: One Rewards Program to Rule Them All?

The Plenti rewards program brings together different retailers to form one consolidated loyalty program that gets you discounts and rewards for your everyday purchases.

A New Rewards Card Partnered with tons of Retailers: The Plenti Credit Card from Amex

American Express has a new credit card that offers rewards from a variety of retailers that you do your everyday shopping with.

7 Secret Cheap Steak Cuts You Should Be Asking For

You don’t need to be flush to satisfy a craving for steak. Ask your butcher for one of these cheaper but still delicious cuts instead.

10 Tricks to Avoid Workout Burnout

Don't sabotage your fitness goals by giving in before fitness becomes a habit. Stay on track by knowing when to ease up and when to power through.

The 5 Best Laptop Cases

Don't let mishaps big and small befall your expensive laptop. Protect it in one of these five best laptop cases and sleeves.

13 Cheap Ways to Beat Stress

Take some "me time" to kick stress to the curb without breaking the bank. Now don't you feel refreshed?

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You Stopped Driving

What would you rather have — a car or a house? Once you recognize how much a car really costs, you may rethink how you get around.

Ask the Readers: What is Your Favorite Way to Cool Down?

Tell us how about your favorite way to cool down and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: 17 Places to Watch Movies and TV for Free

Today we found some great articles on where you download or stream movies and TV shows for free, ways to make your home eco-friendly, and how to brew coffee without a coffee maker.

Don't Forget to Budget for These Unexpected Moving Expenses

Whether across the town or across the country, moving has tons of expenses. Don't get blindsided by these surprise costs.

Skewer This! 13 Dishes You Can Put on a Stick

If you need a quick, fun to eat dish for guests, put your favorites on a stick — even dessert! Clean up is easy, too.

Cheap Ways to Get These 8 Expensive Indulgences

Caviar taste on a fishsticks budget? We'll tell you how you can enjoy the caviar — and some other indulgent treats — for far less than you expect.

6 Simple Ways to Save Money by Tracking Your Receipts

Don't toss that receipt! Find out how to use that little scrap of paper to uncover some serious savings.

9 Home Improvements You Should Always Negotiate

Hiring pros to tackle your biggest home improvement projects is unavoidable. What is avoidable is paying exactly what they ask.

7 Beauty Mistakes That May Be Ruining Your Skin

Many tried-and-true skincare regimens actually do more harm than good. Stop damaging your skin and start refreshing your face the right way.

The 5 Best Resistance Bands

If you want to add resistance training to your fitness routine, but you don't want to buy weights, choose one of these five best resistance bands.

The Best Credit Cards for Online Booking Sites

If you often use online travel portals to make your travel purchases, you may benefit from a co-branded credit card that offers bonus rewards for your loyalty.

15 Great Brand Name Beauty Buys Under $10

Putting on a prettier face shouldn't wipe out your budget. Get your glam on a shoestring with these stellar beauty buys — all under $10!

14 Convenience Foods I Refuse to Do Without

Convenience foods, which come ready for use in a can, bag, or jar, can save you time in the kitchen — not to mention a few bucks. Go ahead, it's easy!

The 5 Best Pasta Makers

Delicious fresh pasta may not be an every day thing, but for those special meals, these five best pasta machines are worth having on hand.