savings

What was your best purchase in the past year?

This week, Wise Bread writers share our favorite purchases from the past year. Being frugal isn't just about saving money--it's about spending wisely. Shopping isn't a sin, and fru

Never go shopping unless you're armed with a cell phone.

"It seems like a great deal, but maybe it's cheaper somewhere else?" I've said those words a lot, maybe not out loud but certainly in my head. [more]

Are these genuine bargains, or a pile of garbage?

One of the great things about being a blogger for Wisebread is that I have a large community of people to call on for help and advice when I need it. So far I've rarely called on your sage advice, but today is different. [more]

10 Frugalfying Ways to get to $1 Million

This guest post is by Leo from Zen Habits. If you like this post, check out his site or subscribe to his feed. [more]

SECRET DISCOUNT CODES just in time for Mother's Day - let's go shopping!

I love these discounts. It makes you feel special knowing you're getting, say, 30% off when every other sucker is paying full price. But being a Wisebread blogger I have to share the wealth with my readers. [more]

XM satellite radio/car combo for under $6 and free shipping!

Quick deal for you folks, and a sweet one too. [more]

FREE fluorescent lightbulbs - a very bright idea

It's great to see a big retailer giving back to the environment and the public. [more]

The State Sales Tax Holiday is coming...

...if you're lucky enough to live in Tennessee. [more]

Daylight "Saving" Time...What Does It Save, Anyway?

I've always liked long summer evenings, so I look forward to springing forward with daylight saving time every year. [more]

Former Pop Princess Figures Out Frugal? Go Bald!

I think every woman should shave her head once in her life. I can say this, because I've already done it, so I'm off the hook now. [more]

Behind the Times - I learn about Keep the Change

I tend to ignore most promotions that banks send my way. I use Bank of America for my primary checking account, and they often interrupt my online banking log-in to try to sell me on some kind of promotion, and it’s usually crap. [more]

Flower Power - A Guide to Frugal Valentine's Flowers

Flowers can be a huge expense on Valentine's Day - here's how to avoid spending a wad of cash on something that will be dead in a week anyway.

It's NATURAL for me to spend as I do!

Turns out that my brain, rather like the devil, MAKES ME DO IT. Spend too much, that is. Via Consumerist: [more]

Afraid, Yet Smitten - You Haven't Heard of Violent Acres Yet?

So, if you have yet to read the writings of The Terrifyingly Funny Evil Blog Queen V at Violent Acres (and you should have, since handsome single studmuffin Will Chen linked her in his Top 20), then you're in for a real treat/therapy session. [more]