Articles on Frugal Living

10 Types of Friends Who Are Costing You Money

Remember how your mom was always wanted you to hang out with the "right" people? Yeah, that's good financial advice, too.

The 5 Best Outdoor Grills

Nothing beats food grilled (or smoked) on a grill. Check out these five excellent outdoor grills that deserve a spot in your yard at your next barbecue.

15 Awesome Muffin Tin Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Your muffin tin is good for more than muffins and cupcakes. Put yours to work around the clock with these easy, delicious savory muffin recipes.

Wait! Are You About to Lose More Money in Your FSA/HSA?

Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Savings Accounts are a great way to pay for health care, but if you wait too long to spend it, it may be lost.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save More at Target

Today we found some great articles on ways to save more at Target, burn calories without going to the gym, and live a more natural lifestyle.

8 of the Most Costly New Year's Eve Parties Ever

A New Year's Eve bash generally involves some excess — too much food, too much drink, and too much money. Sometimes, way, way too much money.

5 Ways to Manage Costs While You're on Maternity Leave

Maternity benefits in the US are definitely stingy. Learn some simple ways to cut costs to match the reduced income baby brings.

Best Money Tips: 40+ Free or Cheap Ways to Give

Today we found some great articles on over 40 free or cheap ways to give, cool car hacks to try out, and ways to score discounts with customer loyalty.

Love Accessories? Surprise Yourself With a Wantable Box

Wantable tailors their subscription boxes to your style preferences, but is the personalization worth $40? Open an accessories box with this Wise Bread writer and find out!

Best Money Tips: Changes to Make for Everyday Simplicity

Today we found some helpful articles on changes we can make for everyday simplicity, common calorie myths, and actionable financial tips for millennials.

6 Reasons January Is the Right Time to Start Planning for Christmas

Plan for the holidays already? With the holidays still fresh in mind, now is the best time to start holiday planning and prep. Here's how to start.

12 Amazing Home Buys Under $5

You wouldn't think $5 would buy much for the home these days, but these 12 useful things will solve hundreds of problems, inside and out.

Best Money Tips: Best and Worst Deals at Trader Joe's

Today we found some terrific articles on the best and worst buys at Trader Joe’s, 10 things you’ll pay more for this year, and the keys to a better life.

15 Things in Your Closet You Can Throw Out Today

Closet space comes at a premium — everything you store should fit, look great, and make you feel great. If not, toss it, sell it, or give it away.

The Surprising Reason You Are Sick, Tired, and Cranky

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to a host of worrisome ailments. Fortunately, getting all the D you need is easier -- and cheaper -- than most people think.

The 5 Best Weed Trimmers

Hate having weeds muck up your beautiful lawn? Check out our picks for the top five weed trimmers and rid your home of them today.

Best Money Tips: 10 Signs You've Gone From Frugal to Cheap

Today we found some great articles on the signs that you’ve gone from frugal to cheap, how to spend less on groceries this year, and ten ways you’re throwing money away.

15 Nutritious Breakfasts for People With Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day — but who has time? You do, if you choose these quick, nutritious (and delicious) morning bites.

9 Financial Skills Everyone Needs During Hard Times

When the going gets tough, the tough get frugal. Stick to those frugal habits when finances brighten, and you'll save even more.

Best Money Tips: Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip

Today we found some great articles on overpriced grocery items to skip, ways to make your work day easier, and the best outdoor adventure vacation destinations on a budget.