saving money

10 Little-Known Secrets to Saving Money on Your Next Cruise

These little-known cruising hacks will make saving money smooth sailing.

How to Get Out of Social Obligations That Break Your Budget

Stressed out over how to handle those birthday parties, weddings, and social invites you can't afford? Learn how to bow out gracefully.

Money a Mess? Try This Personal Finance Starter Kit

There may be no personal finance starter kit you can order right to your door (yet, anyway), but don't worry: You can build one yourself.

12 Surprising Ways to Get More College Financial Aid

College tuition can send you right into a nightmare of debt. But there are ways you can make it more affordable.

5 Actions Women Can Take Right Now to Get Their Retirement On Track

The road to retirement isn't always easy. Women especially need to take the reins to jump-start their savings.

12 Delicious Ways to Go Meatless for the Newly Vegetarian

Going meatless doesn't need to be a struggle with these delicious meal options. You'll save big on groceries, too!

How to Build a Back-to-School Capsule Wardrobe That's Trendy and Affordable

Build a back-to-school capsule wardrobe that mixes reliable clothing options plus a few trendy pieces — and save money, too.

How to Add an Extra Hour to Your Day

There are never enough hours in the day to get things done, but by borrowing some money management skills, you can buy one.

7 Ways Your Bartender Is Ripping You Off

Before you hit the bars and clubs, make sure you know some of the ways you can get shortchanged by the bartender.

How to Budget Consistently Without a Steady Paycheck

Adapting your finances to the freelance life takes a little finesse. No worries: You can budget like a boss even without a steady income.

23 Effortless Ways to Go Green (and Save Money, Too)

Captain Planet fully believes in your ability to save the Earth, without even trying!

6 Fast Ways to Restock an Emergency Fund After an Emergency

Crisis averted! Your emergency fund came through when you needed it. Now it's time to rebuild that financial safety net before the other shoe drops.

6 Back-to-School Items You Can Buy Used

Facing that back-to-school budget crunch? Instead of buying school supplies brand-new, get them used.

Here's How Generosity Actually Improves Your Life

Everyone knows giving is its own reward, but it's nice to know that giving gives back to the giver, too. Here's how.

6 Signs You're Making All the Right Money Moves

Ever wonder if you're on the financial straight and narrow? If these signs all point to you, you are!

7 Strategies for Paying Off Debt When Living on a Variable Income

Attention, freelancers! If you live on a variable income, it's time to rethink your debt payment strategy.

How Living on a Tight Budget Makes You Happier

Living on a tight budget can seem restrictive, but if you do it with intention, you'll discover lots of life satisfaction you may have been missing.

5 Times Splurging on Experiences Is a Bad Idea

You are usually better off spending your money on experiences than things. But sometimes, even memories aren't worth your money, either.

6 Genius Ways to Stock Up on School Supplies

Buying new calculators and backpacks shouldn't leave you broke. Here's how to cash in on big savings during the back-to-school season.

4 Effortless Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Already stressed about back-to-school shopping? Don't be. You can save money without even trying.