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10 Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree for Under $30

Add these fun, frugal trimmings to your tree — without trimming your savings account.

How to Sell Your Kid's Stuff at a Consignment Sale

Earn some extra money while killing clutter. Sell your used kid clothes and toys at consignment sales!

My Budget Challenge 2016: How to Live Frugally When You Have No Time

Sure, saving money takes time and effort. When it comes to living frugally, if you make the time, you'll find the money.

How to Find Ethically Sourced Products You Can Afford

If the hefty price tag is dampening your enthusiasm for fair trade, get smart about sourcing your ethically produced must haves.

My 5 Best Thrift Store Finds of All Time

If American Pickers is your inspiration, you might marvel at the high value finds this writer (and avid picker) has scored at the thrift shop.

Thrifting the Perfect Designer Wardrobe

If you have big-brand taste on a bargain-bin budget, never fear — you can build the perfect designer wardrobe with a little thriftiness.

7 Smart Ways to Save on a Wedding Dress

Planning your big day doesn't have to be stressful — and it doesn't have to bust your budget. It's time to get savvy about your wedding dress!

10 Things You Should Never Buy Used

Some thrifty buys just aren't worth the deal. You're better off buying new — or skipping the buy — on these secondhand "finds."

7 Ways to Save Big on National Thrift Shop Day

August 17 is National Thrift Shop Day which means your fab second-hand finds will be cheaper than ever. Ready, set, thrift!

5 Fun Money Boosts That Grow Your Savings

Adding some extra income will help you reach a savings goal that much sooner. Make it fun and you'll have a great time getting there, too.

5 Smart Ways to Save on Back-to-School Clothing

Back-to-school means lots of new clothes — and not just for kids. Whether shopping for students or former students, stick with a plan and save.

31 Reasons Why I'm in Love With Thrift Shopping (and You Should Be Too)

Oh thrift store, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways!

This Is How You Dress Like Don Draper on the Cheap

Used or new, 50s and 60s suits are still fashionable, and actually affordable, if you know where to look. Find out here!

5 Things You Can Resell on eBay That Make the Most Money

The golden era of making money on eBay has come and gone...or has it? There are still profits to be made, provided you're selling these things.

6 Back-to-School Items You Should Always Shop for at the Thrift Store

Back-to-school sales are great, but thrift stores are even better. Discover the best gently used items to buy for your kids.

Ask the Readers: Do You Shop at Thrift Stores?

Tell us whether you shop at thrift stores and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The 5 Best Deals in Every Thrift Store

Not all thrift stores are created equal — but if you look for these five things, you'll almost always find a good deal.

5 Frugal Ways to Go Green in 2013

Make 2013 your year to help the environment...and your wallet. Here a five simple ways to turn over a new leaf and save a little money, too.

20 More Signs That You Were Raised by Frugal Parents

Were you were raised by frugal folks? Here are 20 more tell-tale signs that frugality is in your blood.

Beyond Goodwill: The Different Types of Thrift Stores

Looking for secondhand treasure? Knowing the pros and cons of each type of thrift store can help you decide where to shop.