Articles on Frugal Living

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Does Taking a Regular Day Job Mean Giving Up?

The freelance life ain't always easy. Max is on the hunt for a regular, good old fashioned job offer — and money isn't the only reason why.

The 5 Best Pencil Eyeliners

Finding the right pencil eyeliner isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these five pencil eyeliners and your eye makeup game will stay strong.

How to Create Your Dream Backyard on a Budget

DIY and design experts Erin and Ben Napier share their brilliant tips on how to improve your outdoor space on a budget.

14 Useful Items Hotels Usually Provide for Free

If you forgot an essential travel item, don't stress! The hotel probably has it — for free.

The World's Most Affordable Michelin-Starred Restaurants

It's rare for a restaurant to earn a Michelin Star (or two or three!), but you won't need a second mortgage for meals at these acclaimed eateries.

The 5 Best Hot Yoga Towels

Finding the right towel for hot yoga isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these five hot yoga towels and your practice will stay strong.

Make Money and Declutter by Selling These 5 Unlikely Treasures

Your junk can totally be another person's treasure. Don't just dump your old stuff in the donate pile — sell them!

Why Do We Feel Buyer’s Remorse, Anyway?

The rush from that big, must-have purchase only lasts a short while before dreaded buyer’s remorse sets in. How come?

The 5 Best Foot Creams

Keeping your feet soft isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these five foot creams and your feet will be crack-free.

Easy Ways to Save on 7 Everyday Buys

Learn how to save money on your favorite things so that you can do more of what you love.

8 Money Moves Students Should Make During a Gap Year

Malia Obama made gap years buzzworthy. Fellow students taking a year of self-exploration should make these money moves first.

6 Ways to Score Free Food at Chick-fil-A

Love Chick-fil-A? Get your fill — or more — with discounts and freebies from the popular quick serve chicken sandwich chain.

Should You Hire a Broker to Buy a Car?

Believe it or not, paying someone to buy a car for you probably won't bust your car buying budget.

9 Dumb Ways You're Going to Waste Money This Summer

Summer is here! Just be wary of these common summer spending traps.

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Avoid Daily Money Traps

Today we found articles on easy ways to avoid daily money traps, how to keep your beach vacation within budget, and the worst fee you can possibly pay.

6 Ways to Convince a Store Clerk to Give You a Deal

Sometimes, you just have to know the right questions to ask in order to score a great deal.

9 Best Money Saving Channels on YouTube

YouTube is useful for a lot more than funny cat videos. Learn a thing or two from these money-saving gurus while the kitties cavort!

Flashback Friday: 106 Delicious Lunches That Will Make You Excited to Brown-Bag It

Looking to save money on lunch but are sick of eating PB&Js? These lunches will boost your budget and satisfy your taste buds.

Moving? Don't Skimp on These Critical Expenses

Nobody likes moving, and nobody likes paying for it either. You can make the day go easier — with less damage to your stuff — by spending wisely.

The 5 Best Tinted Moisturizers

Finding the right tinted moisturizer isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these five tinted moisturizers and your face will constantly glow.