saving money

How to Shop for Food Once a Month and Save Big

Instead of heading to the grocery store every week, go once a month and you'll end up saving money.

How Single Parents Can Juggle Retirement Savings, Too

Being a single parent is hard work. Being a single parent and adequately funding your retirement is extra hard. But you can do it.

Half of Americans Are Wrong About Their Retirement Savings

Most Americans have no idea what their retirement outlook is, for better or worse. Are you one of them?

8 Hot New Food Trends — The Frugal Way

Most new trends often come with a hefty price tag, but you can enjoy these trendy foods on the cheap!

The Easy Way to Save Up a Big Travel Budget

Wondering how to save for your dream trip? These simple tips will get you started saving today!

39 Mindless Ways You're Wasting Money in Every Part of Your Life

There are so many ways you're probably wasting money — without even realizing it.

Get Out of Debt Faster With the "Debt Snowflake"

Every dollar counts during debt repayment. Finding small savings or windfalls to put toward your debt can help you pay off your balances faster.

34 Ways to Come Up With the Rent Before the Month Ends

Tight on cash? There are plenty of ways to get that rent money before the 1st of the month.

11 Ways to Make Your Money Grow This Spring

Now that spring has officially sprung, it's time to make your budget bloom!

Could You Put Away a Million Dollars by Driving a Used Car?

Everyone loves that new car smell. But wouldn't you love saving that money and turning it into a million bucks even more?

How to Throw a Kid's Birthday Bash on the Cheap

Throwing a birthday bash for your kiddo shouldn't cost an arm and a leg.

34 Smart Ways to Cut Your Electric Bill

You won't get rich quick by cutting your electric bill, but you can have a small victory every month by saving some of your hard-earned cash.

6 Money Lessons We Can Learn From the Easter Bunny

He's big. He's got floppy ears. And he gives away candy. But can this beloved character offer real life money lessons, too?

How One Nice Thing Can Ruin Your Whole Budget

This is precisely why we can't have nice things.

4 Reasons You Might Have a "Phased" Retirement

If a total leave from the working world isn't in your cards, take your retirement in phases!

6 Ways Travel in Retirement Keeps You Young

Retirement is the perfect time to realize those dreams of traveling the world! What are you waiting for — go!

Ask the Readers: What Has Been Your Biggest Money Mistake?

Tell us about your biggest money mistake and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

People Are Still Spending Too Much on Their Weddings

Here comes the bride, all dressed in white, and about to enter a life of debt because she spent way too much on her wedding.

Most Popular Ways Americans Spend Their Tax Refunds

Americans are getting smarter about spending their tax refunds. How will you spend yours?

Why Saving Too Much Money for a College Fund Is a Bad Idea

It's no secret that college is costly, but stashing too much cash for your kid's education can be a not-so-great move for your financial security.