grandparents

A 94-Year-Old's Take on Making Good Decisions

I’ll admit it: I’ve spent too much money, I’ve said things I regret, and I’ve made bad choices. [more]

Little Old Lady Recipes: Classic Frugal Cooking

Our grandmothers didn't just know how to make delicious, simple food; they also knew how to make it darn frugal, as our Senior Editor shows in her book.

7 Frugal Lessons from Great-Grandmother

You don't have to look far for great frugal living tips, just back a couple of generations.

Why This Isn't Your Grandparents' Economy

Why can’t we save the way our parents and grandparents saved? Is it just us, or have other factors changed our economic realities to such a degree that saving has been marginalized, or in some cases precluded altogether? [more]