Spending Money

Why Do We Feel Buyer’s Remorse, Anyway?

The rush from that big, must-have purchase only lasts a short while before dreaded buyer’s remorse sets in. How come?

4 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Spending

The human brain is a beautiful, complex thing. It's also a total shopaholic.

Afraid of Spending Money? Here Are 5 Perks of Your Phobia

For some, chrometophobia can be crippling. For the frugal minded, it's just another way to save more.

The High Cost of the "Treat Yourself" Mindset

You might be able to justify a "treat yourself" purchase, but all those little treats add up to one big, stressful bill. What's it really costing you?

6 Smart Ways to Make It Rain Today

If your emergency fund has seen better days, get creative about bringing it back to health. You can do this!

13 Ways to Save Money That Go Too Far

It's smart to cut costs wherever you can, so long as it's prudent. These cost cutters are neither smart nor prudent.

12 Fun Facts About Valentine's Day Spending

Fun fact: we spend a lot of money on Valentine's Day gifts — with the U.S. spending $1.5 billion on greeting cards alone!

8 Ways Valentine's Day Picks Your Pocket

On Valentine's Day, you want to show your loved ones how much they mean to you. Just watch out for these common, Cupid-themed money traps.

8 Smart and Fun Things You Could Do if You Paid Less Rent

You could be having a whole lot of fun if you paid less rent. Maybe it's time to move?

6 Ways to Resist a Splurge

A sure way to bust a budget is to cave in to every wish and whim. Get control of your urge to splurge and regain control of your money.

This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950s

Americans had a lot of fun spending money in the 1950s, almost as much fun as we do spending money today.

11 Silent Budget Killers You Don't Notice

Wondering where all your money's gone? You spent it when you weren't looking.

4 Ways to Stop Your Spouse From Overspending

When you're a big saver, and your spouse is a big spender, it can tough to watch your partner overspend. Learn how to talk it out.

Best Money Tips: 56 Things to Do Instead of Spending Money

Today we found some awesome articles on 56 things to do instead of spending money, stylish gifts for career girls, and retiring with little savings.

10 Smart Things to Do With $25

They say $25 can't buy you a lot these days. Well, "they" are not always correct. Check out this list for 10 great, useful ways to spend that cash.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Splurge On?

Tell us what you spurge on for a chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!

When it's hard to be frugal (and how to talk yourself into it anyway)

To spend, or not to spend — that is the question. We're sharing some advice on talking yourself into frugality!