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13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.

7 Nice Ways to Tell Your Spendy Friends You're Staying on Budget

Keeping up with your spendy friends gets expensive. Let them know you're on a budget without making a big deal about it.

6 Warning Signs That You Need to Stop Using Your Credit Cards

Consumer credit is a wonderful convenience. It can also be a terrible burden. Learn to identify the signs of a burdensome credit relationship.

5 Things That Seem Like Savvy Buys But Are Actually Terrible Splurges

Tired of falling into big-ticket traps? Watch out for these five "buys" that are not as smart as they seem.

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Saving more money is easy once you set your mind to it. Start doing so with these simple savings strategies.

Best Money Tips: Questions to Consider Before Overspending

Today we found some amazing articles on questions to consider before overspending, saving on back to school shopping, and cost cutting tips for drivers.

6 Pieces of Credit Card Tech That Will Blow Your Mind

Get ready to replace your old credit cards with new tech that promises to make paying with plastic easier — and more secure — than ever before.

14 Pricey Things You Shouldn't Buy (And What to Get Instead)

If you've got caviar tastes and a fishstick budget, buy domestic. That and 13 other great cheap alternatives on the other side of the click.

10 Dark-Side Motivations to Get You Out of Debt

Getting out of debt requires determination and motivation. Does it matter if those motivations are inspired by our darker angels?

9 Ways Staying on Budget Can Be Fun (Really!)

Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

Hate Budgeting? How a Percentage-Based Budget Might Work for You

When it comes to budgeting, play the percentages to find a spending plan that works for you, whatever your situation.

13 Creative Ways to Avoid Spending Money

You're trying to stick to your budget, but it's really hard to stop spending! Resist the urge to spend with these 13 tricks of the tight-fisted.

These 5 Apps Can Fix Your Finances

Tracking expenses is the first step toward wise money management. These apps help you monitor spending — and much more.

Do This One Thing Every Day to Defeat Out-of-Control Spending

If you're worried about how much you're spending, keep your wallet in check with this simple daily task that has profound long-term effects.

How to Have an Above-Average Life for Below-Average Prices

If you target your spending on the things that matter most to you (and not to everyone else), you can often get more for less. Here's how it works.

How to Get All of the Benefits of Your Credit Cards — and None of the Costs

Credit card companies know that consumers can't resist shiny rewards programs. Learn how to get the rewards, with none of the guilt (or debt!).

11 Freedoms You Gain by Spending Less

Want to live free of clutter, stress, strife, and want? Cut your spending and bank the savings! Here are 11 things you can enjoy when you do.

This One Financial Trick Lets You Buy Happiness

How you spend your money has a surprising impact on overall life satisfaction. Read this to spend happier!

3 Reasons Why You're Still in Debt

Avoiding — and climbing out of — debt is pretty simple. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Learn why you're still in debt — and how to get out of it.

This Is How You Stop Online Impulse Spending

Online retailers spend millions planning ways to get you to spend more on impulse buys. Take a few minutes to learn how to resist the urge.