saving money

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.

6 Millennial Money Habits Every Retiree Should Learn

Millennials are savvy to some pretty healthy money habits. Even older generations should take notes!

18 Ways Being Too Nice Is Hurting Your Wallet

You will certainly catch more flies with honey, but you won't necessarily have more money.

6 Ways Having Your Groceries Delivered Can Save You Money

Believe it or not, having your groceries delivered right to your door can also save you big bucks.

Flashback Friday: 122 No-Fuss Dinner Ideas That'll Save You Money

No ideas on what to make for dinner? These will save you time and money.

5 Smart Ways to Save on Smartphones

Shake that expensive phone and service plan with these smart strategies.

Is an All-Cash Diet Right for You?

Budget in the red again? Quell your craving to overspend with plastic with an all-cash diet instead.

Flashback Friday: 128 Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash

Before you throw that citrus peel or empty box away, consider turning it into something useful or fun (or both!) instead.

Stop Making These 7 Basic Budget Mistakes

If your budget keeps biting the dust, it might be because you're constantly making these basic mistakes.

9 Ways Your Lazy Habits Are Costing You

Time to get up off the couch and take control of your financial future. You can do this!

You Got a Raise! Now What?

Congrats on those extra dollars in your paycheck! Don't just blow through 'em, though. Put the extra money to work.