Articles on Frugal Living

11 Hobbies That Aren’t Worth the Money

It's okay to spend some money to relax and recharge, but you won't enjoy what these pricey pastimes will do to your wallet.

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.

16 Home Purchases for Under $10 That Are Well Worth the Money

Sometimes being frugal is about making do. These 16 home essentials will make your life easier — and none of them cost more than 10 bucks.

9 Signs You're Suffering From Lifestyle Inflation

Keeping up with the Joneses is not the only sign of creeping lifestyle inflation. How many of these signs of profligacy do you recognize?

7 Budget Gifts You Can Bring to a Holiday Party

Show the hostess or host your appreciation for the invite with a clever, affordable, and adorable gift such as one of these.

The 5 Best Electric Can Openers

Do you often find yourself needing to remove difficult can lids? These electric can openers can definitely make the whole process both simpler and safer for you.

12 Surprising Things You Didn't Know You Should Be Negotiating

If you aren't asking, you aren't getting. Start asking for deals on these purchases big and small and save!

The 6 Surprising Things That Tell You How Long You'll Live — and How to Improve Them All

Death happens slowly — and then all at once. Learn to identify some early warning signs, and take steps to forestall the inevitable.

Best Money Tips: How to Save at Starbucks

Today we found some great articles with tips on saving money at Starbucks, handling annoying coworkers, and unique ways to save on groceries.

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.

12 Ways to Feel More Attractive Without Actually Changing How You Look

None of us are photoshopped cover models in real life, but there are some honest shortcuts to attractiveness. Start by embracing the real you.

9 Things You Need to Do Now to Prepare for Winter

Make it to spring unscathed and cheery by winterizing your home, your car, your family, and your soul.

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.

Best Money Tips: Foods You Shouldn't Refreeze

Today we found some great articles on foods you shouldn’t refreeze after thawing, unexpected ways to use honey, and personal finance for lazy people.

8 Things in Your Garage You Should Throw Out Today

It's likely your garage has become a safe place for all your old clutter. Quit hanging onto old junk and let it go. Start with this short list.

This One Wedding Trick Will Save You Thousands

For the frugal bride and groom, winter is the right time to wed. Savings are substantial and the setting is unique and memorable.

Best Money Tips: Essential Tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Today we found some helpful articles with tips for shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, stretching your holiday shopping dollar, and the best price-comparison apps.

Don't Get Screwed: 3 Surprising Times When You Need a Lawyer

You don't need to be in trouble with the law to need a lawyer. Find out when you should really spend the money to lawyer up.

8 Holiday Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Cheer

Tis the season for overwork, over-indulgence, and over-stress. Get a handle on the holidays this year by avoiding these common cheer-sappers.

Wantable: Fashion Surprises in a Box

For $40 a box, Wantable sends you cosmetics, fashion accessories, intimates, or fitness apparel that match your style. Come see if they hit the mark with this accessory box!