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These 6 Costco Items Will Easily Cover Your $55 Membership

Woman buying items that will cover her Costco membership
Is the annual Costco fee worth the money? Yes, and then some — especially if you buy these common items.

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My 2016 Budget Challenge: Affording Education

For Max, a new career means learning a whole new skill set. Find out how she's achieving it while keeping to her strict budget.

Flashback Friday: The 107 Best Breakfast Hacks to Start Your Day Off Right

Having a solid breakfast each day shouldn't take too much time or effort. These breakfast hacks make it quick, easy, and delish!

5 International Destinations You Can Visit for $50 a Day

Imagine traveling to an exotic country for less than the cost of a one week all-inclusive resort. Here are five places where that's possible!

16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master

Mastering these core kitchen skills will have you eating better, saving time, and sticking to your budget. They're easy to learn, too!

7 Apps for the Tech-Challenged Traveler

Not so smartphone-savvy? No worries. These travel apps are easy to use and super helpful.

4 Sneaky Store Perks That Make You Overspend

Buyer beware! Those awesome shopping "perks" you love put you right where the store wants you — reaching into your pocket for more cash.

The High Cost of Cheap Food

Cheap eats might be destroying your waistline, your health, and the environment, too. Learn about the costs — and what you can do about them.

Best Money Tips: Foods You Can Freeze and How to Do It Right

Today we found helpful articles on foods you can freeze and the right way to do it, ways to save at Old Navy, and dying professions that job hunters should avoid.

5 Fun Ways the Sharing Economy Helps You Save on Vacation

From pet sitters to personal chefs, the sharing economy can help make your next vacation a memorable, and affordable, experience.

The 5 Best Body Scrubs

Keeping your skin fresh and blemish-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these body scrubs and your skin will shine bright like a diamond.

These 10 Simple Swaps Will Make Your Baking So Much Better

Next time you find yourself short on butter, oil, or other pantry-staples mid-recipe, one of these tasty swaps just might save the day.

8 Ways to Save on Smartphone Costs While Traveling

A phone's a great — even necessary — travel companion, but the data costs can mount. Extend your trip by cutting the cost of smartphone roaming.

More Rewards, More Benefits: The JetBlue Plus Card

JetBlue flyers will love the new JetBlue Plus Card that offers bigger and better rewards.

The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers

Caring for a pet can end up costing a lot. Take in one of these no frills furry (or scaled or shelled) friends at a fraction of the cost of Fido.

How to Get the Greenest Lawn on the Block — Naturally

A lush lawn does not require a lush dollar amount. Try one of these inexpensive and environmentally-kind tricks to get the greenest grass on the block.

5 Money Saving Travel Gadgets

From clean water to dependable Wi-Fi, these money-saving travel gadgets have your next big trip covered.

Flashback Friday: The 95 Best Ways to Get Fit for Free

Getting in great shape shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. Here's how to get fit for zero dollars.

5 Ways to Make Retail Therapy Good for You

We usually caution against retail therapy — it's so wasteful! — but if you're gonna, at least try to reduce some of the harm.

11 Smart Ways to Get Some Sleep at the Airport

Airport hotels can be expensive. Here's how to take a serious snooze between flights.

Get More Money for Your Stuff With These Retail Secrets

If the big-box retailers can move boatloads of inventory with these pricing secrets, then you can, too.