Articles on Frugal Living

The Military's Four-Step Plan to Keeping Your Place Clean

There's no room in the armed forces for clutter and mess. Learn how to keep your place ship-shape with these secrets of military cleanliness.

You Can Throw a Fun and Affordable Holiday Party — Here's How

Entertain friends and family for cheap this year and and have a merry old time — once at the party, and again on bill pay day.

10 Ways to Save Big on Family Ski Trips

A fun family ski trip can send your budget careening down the mountain. Spend time together on the slopes frugally with some careful planning.

10 Ways to Make Your Shoes Last Longer

Extend the life of your footwear — and the heft of your wallet — with these cheap and easy ways make your soles last longer.

People Who Love Christmas Do These 9 Things — Do You?

Our traditions make the holidays meaningful, from gifts to glitter. What traditions mark your holiday season?

21 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers

Buying books for booklovers is hard (they'd rather choose). Instead of another gift card, give them something fun that makes reading even better.

Best Money Tips: How to Live on $1,000 a Month

Today we found some terrific articles about living on $1,000 a month, getting your time allocation to match your priorities, and tips to help introverts thrive.

12 Cheap Ways to Make Your Car Look Awesome

You may never get that new car smell back, but you can keep an old car looking (and running) sharp. Brighten up your jalopy with these frugal fixes.

16 Easy, Delicious and Homemade Holiday Gifts

Show friends and loved ones how much you care with a gift of delicious, handmade edibles you made yourself!

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Amazon

Today we found some great articles on ways to save on Amazon, how much money you can make as an Uber or Lyft driver, and tips to help you choose a financial advisor!

15 Genius Kitchen Storage Solutions

You don't need a renovation to get more storage space in your kitchen — you only need inspiration. Get some with these clever kitchen storage ideas.

11 Reasons Why You Must Use Bill Reminders

Whether you're tired of paying late fees or just tired of bill pay day, an automated bill reminder helps you manage your budget and your time.

The 5 Most Amazing Secret Santa Gifts Ever

Most holiday Secret Santa exchanges have a modest max spending limit — but not these!

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in December

It's peak shopping season, but not every buy is a peak deal. Learn where to find the big discounts this month — and where to freeze your spending.

Best Money Tips: Expensive Ingredients You Can Replace

Today we found some great articles on expensive recipe ingredients you can replace, stores with the best return policies, apps to help you reach your daily goals, and more!

10 Mindless Ways You're Spending Money

Where does it all go? Who knows!? Watch out for these mindless spends and keep control of your money.

How to Make Your Bathroom Look Awesome for Under $100

You can freshen up the look of your WC without doing a complete tear out and reno. Get inspired with these thrifty and fun ideas.

Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget

Whatever your budget and whatever the wish list, find the perfect gift here in our ultimate list of gift lists.

15 Quick and Delicious Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

Don't send your holiday leftovers home with your guests — stretch your food budget by making something delicious and new with last night's feast.

What to Eat for Lunch for a More Productive Afternoon

If your productivity plummets post-lunch, it's probably what you're eating. Try these healthy (and delicious) options that perk you up, too.