saving money

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.

The Financial Basics Every New Grad Should Know

Congrats, grad! You undoubtedly learned a lot in your college career, but now it's time to learn these personal finance basics.

5 Money Problems You Can Solve With a Good Attitude

Money cannot buy happiness; but can happiness create wealth? Well, with a good attitude, you really can solve many of life's financial problems.

It's Time to Drop These 6 Rules of Money Etiquette

Sometimes old-fashioned etiquette is nice, but when it comes to money, sometimes it's completely out of step.

Here's How Too Many Decisions Costs You Money

Decisions, decisions — making too many can wear you out, and cause you to make some bad ones.

How to Save for Retirement When You Are Unemployed

So you're out of work. That doesn't mean you have to lose track of your retirement savings.

Shop the Salad Bar and Other Ways to Save Big on Groceries

You've probably already tried all the possible ways to save money at the grocery store, right? Not yet you haven't!