Spending Money

How to Keep Food Waste From Spoiling Your Budget

If you're looking to cut your grocery budget, pay attention to how much money you're taking out with the trash.

6 Ways to Split the Bill Without Losing Friends

Having dinner with friends is always fun, but awkwardness ensues when the bill arrives. It doesn't have to be that way, though.

Now or Later: How to Decide the Right Time to Buy Almost Anything

You need certain things, but when should you buy them? This shopping guide will help you decide for maximum savings.

5 Ways Self Care Can Actually Save You Money

Self care is never selfish; it's survival. And it can save you money, too!

23 Effortless Ways to Go Green (and Save Money, Too)

Captain Planet fully believes in your ability to save the Earth, without even trying!

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.

What to Do When You've Blown Your Budget for the Month

You've busted your budget for the month and there's still three weeks left to go. What now?

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.

6 Good Financial Deeds that Can Backfire

You're a good egg, but are you hurting your financial future with your kindness?

8 Items You Should Never Buy Online

Just because you can buy absolutely anything online doesn't mean you should.

How Long Does It Take to Break Even With Solar Panels?

If you're worried about the cost of installing solar panels, know that'll you'll break even … and maybe sooner than you think.

6 Terrible Money Moves to Avoid on the First Date

Make any of these bonehead money moves on a first date and you can bet there won't be a second date.

How to Resist the Expensive "Once in a Lifetime" Mentality

Just because you think you'll only buy something once, doesn't mean it's worth spending your money on.

How to Prevent a Drunken Online Shopping Spree

Hangovers are bad enough without realizing you also spent all your money on things you don't need.

8 Problems You Can Solve With $20

If you've got $20 burning a hole in your pocket, don't blow it on coffee! You can solve some common (and uncommon) problems.

The One Question You Should Ask Before Every Major Purchase

Before you drop big bucks on a purchase, there's one question you should always ask yourself.

11 Things That Should Never Cost More Than $99

Don't go wasting your hard-earned Benjamins on things that should cost less than $100.

8 Reasons You're Still Stuck in a Financial Hole

You're in a financial hole. If you don't quit these bad money moves, ASAP, you're just going to keep on digging.

4 Parenting Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching Kids About Money

If you want your children to be masters at managing money, you need to lead by example.