saving money

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.

When Self-Care Actually Harms Your Budget

Self-care has become a critical way to cope with the stress of the modern world. But is it really just draining your bank account?

How Are People Retiring in Their 30s?!

What if you could retire and travel the world by your 30s? It's not just fantasy — these bloggers have done it!

5 Surprising Budget Habits of Wealthy Financial Gurus

Even for the wealthiest of the wealthy, the simpler (and cheaper) things in life are better.

5 Reasons Stealth Wealth Is the Best Wealth

Stealthy money is healthy money.

10 Ways Anyone Can Go Solar and Save on Energy

Looking to save some money on your monthly energy bills? Make these changes and you'll save the planet, too!

Make These 5 Money Moves Before Applying for a Mortgage

It might seem like everyone under the sun gets approved for a mortgage, but don't be fooled — home loans are no joke. Make these money moves before applying.

Flashback Friday: 48 Ways to Master the Art of Decluttering in Time for Spring

Ready for some spring cleaning? Tap into your decluttering state of mind even before the snow melts.

8 Signs You Aren't Prepared for an Emergency

You never know when an emergency might arise, and in that case, you need to be prepared. Are you?

This Simple Negotiating Trick Puts Money in Your Pocket

This simple negotiating tactic can help you earn and save more money — and it can do a whole lot more for you, too.