Articles on Frugal Living

7 Generic Wellness Buys Better Than the Expensive Originals

It's not the name on the bottle that matters with health and wellness buys, it's the stuff in the bottle. Stop paying more for brand names!

The 5 Best Cat Foods

A high quality cat food will contribute to overall good feline health. Keep your kitty purring with one of these best five food choices.

7 Unexpected Ways Stay-at-Home Parents Save Big

Staying home with the kids means less income — and big savings, too. Find out how stay-at-home tops 9-to-5 when it comes to spending less.

7 In-Flight Amenities Worth the Cost

Flying economy is no picnic, but you can make your time aloft almost dreamy with a couple of in-flight luxuries worth paying for.

Best Money Tips: The Worst Things to Buy Online

Today we found some great articles on the worst things to buy online, foods you can grown in your kitchen, and important (but often overlooked) qualities for success.

7 Homemade Beauty Treatments That Actually Work

Skip the beauty aisle and save some money, too. Go au-naturale instead with these seven homemade beauty treatments — they really work!

The 5 Best Knife Sharpeners

A sharp knife makes meal prep easy, and it's a whole lot safer, too. Keep your edge with one of these best five knife sharpeners.

6 Financial Questions You Must Answer Before Going Freelance

Are you ready to strike out on your own? Before you drop your day job, make sure you really understand what your finances will look like.

8 Easy Home Maintenance To-Dos for Spring

Spring is in the air and that means home repair. Welcome the warmer days with these must-do maintenance projects.

5 Dramatic Vacation Spots for TV and Film Fanatics

Film fanatics rejoice! You can visit some of your favorite movie and TV show settings for a lot cheaper than you think.

Best Money Tips: Copycat White Castle Sliders

Today we found some great articles on how to make copycat White Castle sliders, time management tips, and success lessons we can learn from KFC’s Colonel Sanders.

40+ Cheap or Free Ways to Make the Most of the Weekend

The weekend is the perfect time to catch up on things you're behind on, get started on tasks you've been putting off, and recharge your body and mind. [more]

10 Reasons to Stop Buying Gas Station Food

Put down the Big Gulp and walk away. You're wasting money for the convenience — and who knows where that cup has been?!!

4 "As Seen on TV" Products Actually Worth the Money

Made-for-TV gadgets are rarely worth more than a laugh. But wait — don't change the channel on these four great items!

Food Going Bad Quickly? Here's How to Fix It

Spoiled snacks keep ending up in the trash? Stop wasting food (and cash!) by learning how to store it properly.

12 Great Ways to Eat Bananas

Cheap, healthy, delicious — bananas have it all. Go beyond banana bread and enjoy them sweet and savory, baked, roasted, fried, or whipped.

The 5 Best Dry Shampoos

Washing hair everyday with regular shampoo can leave it flat and dry. Keep your hair looking its best with one of these best 5 dry shampoos.

Best Money Tips: Nifty Ways to Reuse Household Items

Today we found some great articles on nifty ways to reuse household items, edible plants that can cut your grocery bill, and healthy recipes anyone can make.

8 DIY Backyard Home Improvements That Save You Big

Summer's around the corner, which means extra hours in the day for home improvement. Spruce up your backyard with a spiffy and affordable project.

7 Generic Home Goods Buys Better Than the Expensive Originals

Skip the fancy brand name. For these seven household items, generic does the best job — at the better price.