saving money

8 Things Americans Were Better at in the 1950s Than Today

Americans used to be so good at basic skills — like saving money. Things have gone a bit downhill since the 1950s.

15 Ways to Make Brown Bagging It Better Than Buying Lunch

You know bringing your own lunch can save you tons — but bleh. Make your midday meal a real reward and you'll win twice.

5 Ways Good Manners Make You Wealthier

Getting rich isn't easy. But it can be a whole lot easier if you mind your P's and Q's!

8 Ways Your Smartphone Saves You Money

You may be saving on your monthly telecom bill with that old timey flip-phone, but you're also missing out on a lot of other ways to save.

Best Money Tips: 80 Small and Big Ways to Save Money

Today we found big and small ways to save money, ways to spend less on this year's Super Bowl party, and how to date on budget.

4 Ways the 50% Rule Can Save You Money

Saving money can all come down to one magic number: 50%.

How to Keep Peer Pressure From Destroying Your Finances

Keeping up with the Joneses is keeping too many of us in debt.

6 Surprising Ways a Houseplant Can Save You Money

A little greenery can go a long way! Add a houseplant or two, and you might be surprised at the savings.

Try These 6 Money-Saving Challenges Now

If you're beginning to waver on this year's resolution to save more money, hold fast. Try one of these challenges to get re-focused.

8 Financial Decisions You'll Never Regret

Hindsight is 20/20 and it's easy to look back and second guess ourselves. But not with these financial choices — they're right every time.

4 Easy Ways to Start Saving for a Down Payment on a Home

Even the humblest of down payments will eat up a sizable savings account. How can you put together a down payment on a home that won't break you?

9 Times Choosing an Unpopular Color Will Save You Big

If you don't need to be on trend, buying stuff in the "wrong" color can save you a ton of money. Get your sample cards ready.

Insights From the World's 9 Most Frugal Cultures

In every corner of the globe, there are people that spend less and save more than we do. Let's follow their lead.

Surprising Ways to Save Even More on Black Friday

On Black Friday, using your credit card usually means big savings, bonus discounts, and extra protection.

4 Zen Concepts That'll Improve Your Finances

Inner peace is good for the mind, body, and… wallet? Become a Zen money master, and watch your finances flourish.

Start Saving More With This One, Simple Tool

If you're struggling to get by paycheck to paycheck, a spending book will help track where your money is going — and where you can start saving.

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Save Money in October

Today we found some great articles on easy ways to save in October, frugal methods to fight the flu, and what to do about eating habits that make you less productive.

The 10 Best Couponing Apps

These 10 apps are your new go-tos for the best coupons with the biggest savings. No scissors required.

The 6 Best Vacation Deal Websites

You need a getaway, but don't pack your bags just yet. You can save big on everything if you know where to shop for it online.

9 Money Secrets of the Amish

The lifestyle of the Amish includes hard work and simple living — which also equals more money in the bank. Could simpler finances work for you?