Frugal Living — Stretch that dollar in style without sacrificing your favorite luxuries. Let our frugal experts show you how to live large on a small budget.

Popular

7 Things Non-Members Can Get at Costco (Including Cheap Eye Exams!)

window shopping
Some stuff at Costco — like health care services — is available to members and nonmembers alike. Read on to learn how to get the deals without the card.

Latest Articles in Frugal Living

Best Money Tips: The Best and Worst Deals at Costco

Today we found some great articles on the best and the worst of Costco, a guide to tipping, and how to have wrinkle-free clothes without ironing.

10 Easy Ways to Prep Your Garden for Winter

Summer sun will soon give way to the chill of fall and winter. Make sure your garden is ready to hibernate.

10 Ways to Do LA On the Cheap

The City of Angels may be one of the most expensive in the country, but you can enjoy the best it has to offer without offering it everything in your wallet.

6 Cheap Ways to Get Rid of Household Pests

Ewww, bugs! Send your unwelcome household guests packing with some simple, cheap, and eco-friendly pest solutions.

Pets, Old Cars, and 3 Other Common Money Pits

Beware the money pit. Whether it's a new puppy or a vintage muscle car, you might be jumping into more spending than you can afford.

15 Fun and Frugal Labor Day Activities

Labor Day is for more than barbeques! Why not try one of these cheap and fun ways to spend this late summer holiday?

The 5 Best Face Washes

You can have gorgeous and clear skin simply by using the right cleanser. Try one of these five best face washes and find out for yourself!

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Add some pizazz (and property value) to your home without breaking the bank. All you need is $20 and a few hours to yourself.

Best Money Tips: Common Mistakes in Your Family Budget

Today we found some great articles on common mistakes in a family budget, creative ways to use tape, and why you may be spending more money in fall than summer.

8 Alternative Ways to Cook Outside

There are still a few more scorching weeks of summer left, and if you can't take the heat in the kitchen, get out. No, really.

8 Times You Should Demand a Discount

Whether it's a dented floor model dishwasher, or you're paying in cash… know that you can — and should — demand a discount.

The 5 Best Anti-Aging Creams

You can have healthy and younger looking skin just by using the right anti-aging cream. Just use one of these best five choices.

The 12 Best Ways to Use Up Your Summer Tomatoes

Tomatoes coming out of your ears? Don't toss 'em! Enjoy your late summer bounty with some fun and delicious ways to use them up.

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Cash From Your Old Phone

Today we found some great articles on tips to get the most cash from your old phone, the colleges that are leading the way for sustainable dining, and cheap ways to welcome fall.

6 Ways to Save Money on Family Road Trips

Save hundreds of dollars with tips from travel experts. Plus: Learn how to win free trip to a national park!

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save $10 a Day

Today we found some great articles on ways to save $10 a day, mindsets that will change your money habits, and the best herbs for your fall garden.

The 12 Best Weekend Activities for Introverts

Enjoy your weekend the wallflower way, no party animal antics required. What are your solo plans for the weekend?

Best Money Tips: 27 Ways to Make the World a Better Place

Today we found some great articles on ways to make the world a better place, smart tactics for taming your laundry, and hostel etiquette for the budget traveler.

7 Places to Get Vaccinated for Cheap or Free

Flu season is right around the corner. Be proactive about your health care with affordable vaccines for the flu and other preventable diseases.

The 5 Best iPhone 6 Covers

In order to keep your iPhone in top texting and tweeting condition, you need a phone cover that's durable, like one of these best five choices.