saving money

Save More Gas by Safely Following Trucks

I have been trying to drive at 55 miles per hour to save gas, and I am doing it by driving behind big trucks in the slow lane so that I do not get honked at or pulled over by the h

Finding Money: 11 Ways to Save Money you are Spending Without Sacrificing Anything

There are a number of ways to find money by rearranging your finances, stretching your shopping dollar, and spending wisely. Here is a collection of 11 Tips to help you find some m

Miser v. Stunna: A Case Study

Miserly is derived from a Latin term that means "wretched." It is the linguistic blood relative of miserable. Stuntin' is when you spend too much money and w

How to Brown Bag it With Style

Finding time to pack your lunch for work each day can feel pretty overwhelming. Trying to be creative about it can be even more frustrating. Following are several categories of sug

How to live on $12,000 a year

In my first job out of college, I was on 12,000 English pounds per year. That was back in London in 1996, i was single, lived with two friends and only had rent and travel to pay for. And I still remember how tough that was. [more]

Ponder it: to budget or not to budget

Some of us need or want a budget, some of us don't. Here are some tips for deciding which category you're in. [more]

Car Buying Part 2 – Into the Devil's domain.

Last time I covered the basics of going with a broker. I hope many of you found that advice useful. Now, I’m going to cover a few basics of buying a new or used car from a car dealership. (I’m into leasing because, well, I’ve never leased. [more]

Can I Conquer My Vanity for the Sake of My Sanity?

The truth is, frugality terrifies me because it assaults my vanity, and makes me fear for my dignity.

Discount your cellphone bill using work email

You might be able to get a discount on your personal cell phone bill simply by using your school or work email address. [more]