Articles on Frugal Living

18 Amazing DIY Decorating Projects That Are Easier Than You Think

Need to a fun project to ward off cabin fever this winter? Spruce up your place with one of these easy, decorative DIY projects.

Best Money Tips: Secret Tactics for Shopping at Warehouse Stores

Today we found some terrific articles on secret tactics for shopping at warehouse stores, getting organized even when you don’t have time, and conquering indecision.

9 Ways to Lose the Clutter and Keep the Memories

You don't treasure all those knick-knacks — you cherish the memories they conjure. Here's how to clear the clutter and still keep what matters.

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.

Simple Recipes for a Frugal Vegetarian Thanksgiving

From a fondue appetizer to a pecan pie dessert, here's a frugal Thanksgiving feast that's good for wallet, body, and soul.

Wise Bread Reloaded: Right Now Is the Time to Get Ready for Thanksgiving

Instead of procrastinating about Thanksgiving prep this year, get a decent start on the holiday and enjoy the season for once. Ready? Go!

5 Thanksgiving Traditions You Should Skip

Is tradition bogging you down more than the stuffing? Drop these five musty traditions and create new ones for you and your family to enjoy.

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.

Best Money Tips: Quick Ways to Save for a Trip

Today we found some great articles to help you quickly save money for a trip, avoid overspending traps, and form good money habits that stick.

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.