Spending Money

When Self-Care Actually Harms Your Budget

Self-care has become a critical way to cope with the stress of the modern world. But is it really just draining your bank account?

18 Ways Being Too Nice Is Hurting Your Wallet

You will certainly catch more flies with honey, but you won't necessarily have more money.

Flashback Friday: 122 No-Fuss Dinner Ideas That'll Save You Money

No ideas on what to make for dinner? These will save you time and money.

Flashback Friday: 128 Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash

Before you throw that citrus peel or empty box away, consider turning it into something useful or fun (or both!) instead.

Flashback Friday: 23 Mental Tricks That'll Help You Save Money

The only thing between you and saving more money could be your mind.

Do You Know How Dirty Your Money Is?

You use money often, but have you ever considered what kinds of nasty bacteria are living on its surface? The answer is not for the squeamish.

The High Cost of Modern Love

Modern love can be a special (and very, very expensive) thing. What is your dating life costing you?

5 Times Buying the Extended Warranty Makes Sense

We usually advise readers to skip the extended warranty. But not always.

10 Fun Books That Will Get Your Kids Excited About Money

Kids don't need to wait until adulthood to get excited about money. Give them these books to read and the money fun will start early.

These 5 Money-Saving Hacks Are a Huge Waste of Time

When you want to save a little cash, money hacks can be great. But, beware. Some are really just swapping a few cents for your valuable time.

You're Missing Out on These 5 Easy Fixes for FOMO

While you've been afraid of missing out on everything, you've also missed out on ways to cure FOMO. But here they are!

4 Ways Millennials Are Changing Marriage

It's no secret that Millennials like to do things their own way, and that includes marriage. Here's how the kids are tying the knot (or not).

10 Reasons You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping Now

The holidays are coming, but they're still far enough away that we don't have to think about shopping yet. Right? Actually…that's not the case.

5 "When You're Rich" Dream Buys That Aren't That Great

So, you achieved the American dream, and came into serious money. But before you go spending all that green, a word of warning…

Flashback Friday: 72 Brilliant Ways to Stretch $20

A Twenty doesn't go as far is it used to — but if you're smart about how you spend it, it'll still get you pretty far!

The Real Reason We Still Spend to Impress

Try as we might, we just can't stop trying to keep up with the Joneses. Or can we?

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?