saving money

4 Easy-to-Fix Reasons Your Savings Account Isn't Growing

Don't get frustrated by a stunted savings account. Make these moves instead to help your money grow.

How Your Child Can Earn College Credits in High School (For Cheap)

Help your high schooler get a head start on college, while you get a head start on saving money.

5 Questions Couples Must Ask Before Retirement

Marriage and money mean being on the same page. Don't forget your retirement, too!

6 Money Lessons We Can Learn From "Gilmore Girls"

Rory and Lorelai have taught us so much about love, family, and...money? Yep, money, too.

10 Reasons You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping Now

The holidays are coming, but they're still far enough away that we don't have to think about shopping yet. Right? Actually…that's not the case.

13 Financial Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday Season

Don't forget this very important person on your holiday gift list — you! How about one of these smart financial gifts?

Flashback Friday: 44 Sneaky Shopping Traps to Avoid

You've got your list, and you trust your willpower is strong. But then something shiny lures you in, and oh, it's on sale! Here's how to resist those sneaky shopping traps.

10 Classic Impulse Buys We Need to Stop Falling For

Acting on impulse is good when you're catching someone who's falling, or swerving to avoid an accident. But when it comes to shopping, it's not your friend.

9 Frugal Skills You Must Have to Survive Autumn

In order to make it to the Christmas season with some money in the bank, you need to make fall as frugal as possible. Here's how.

Save Money in 5 Seconds or Less With These 29 Easy Tricks

Think saving money takes a lot of time? Nope! These five-second tricks will help your savings add up quick.

Reach Your Money Goals Faster With a Simple Naming Trick

Mortgage repayment, emergency funds… these things may not be "fun," but a cheeky approach to banking can make them a whole lot less stressful.

This Simple Journal May be the Fix for Your Finances

With an X here and an O there, your personal finance bullet journal can put you on the fast track to budgeting mastery.

5 Ways Wrath Is Keeping You Poor

You might be deeply angry about something, but that kind of emotion is not doing your finances any good at all.

5 "When You're Rich" Dream Buys That Aren't That Great

So, you achieved the American dream, and came into serious money. But before you go spending all that green, a word of warning…

How to Come Up With $1,000 in the Next 30 Days

Wouldn’t it be nice to have an extra $1,000 at the end of a month? You can do it!

Are You Spending Too Much on Halloween This Year?

If your Halloween shopping is more of a trick than a treat, it might be time to rein in the spending. How does your spend compare with your neighbors'?

What Booze Teaches Us About Money

Besides not wasting all of it at the bar, there's a lot booze can teach us about money.

Start Now: You Can Make These 23 Delicious Holiday Gifts

The early bird gets the worm, and also saves a ton of money by making delicious holiday treats!

This Simple Calculation Will Tell You If You're Getting Your Money's Worth

"Use value" can help you get the most bang for your buck. And it'll probably save you a few bucks, too.

12 Everyday Money Tasks You've Been Doing Wrong

Minimum payments, retail therapy, yikes! Don't let these bad money blunders burn through your cash.