wasting money

Why Some Economists Say You Should Give Cash Instead of Gifts

One economist says you actually should be a "Scrooge" this gift-giving season. Who needs more stuff, anyway?

How to Keep Your Job Hunt From Busting Your Budget

You want to go all out in your job search, but you don't want to go broke in the process.

5 Types of Overspenders — Which One Are You?

There are different types of chronic overspenders. Which one are you?

39 Mindless Ways You're Wasting Money in Every Part of Your Life

There are so many ways you're probably wasting money — without even realizing it.

Flashback Friday: 44 Sneaky Shopping Traps to Avoid

You've got your list, and you trust your willpower is strong. But then something shiny lures you in, and oh, it's on sale! Here's how to resist those sneaky shopping traps.

7 Signs You Have a Serious Spending Addiction

Spending addiction is real, damaging, and scary. If you recognize yourself in any of these signs, you may need to seek help.

7 Money Leaks You Need to Plug

You're dumping cash out the window (sometimes literally) if you don't plug these money leaks ASAP.

4 Ways a Home Energy Audit Will Save You Money

Those drafty windows and ancient appliances are costing you, big time. This is one audit you'll be happy to endure.

9 Sneaky Home Money Pits That Sap Your Savings

Household money pits aren't always obvious. Beware these sneaky money sinks hiding right under your nose.

6 Ways to Avoid Buyer's Remorse

Tired of feeling burned by even the smallest purchases? Here's how to prevent feeling like a rube.

Pets, Old Cars, and 3 Other Common Money Pits

Beware the money pit. Whether it's a new puppy or a vintage muscle car, you might be jumping into more spending than you can afford.

Best Money Tips: Ways You're Wasting Money at the Grocery Store

Today we found some great articles on ways you’re wasting money at the grocery store, how to fund a vacation, and tips to break bad clutter habits.

10 Signs You're a Closet Spendthrift

Spendthrifts can't budget or save because they can't afford to — they've spent all their money. Beware these costly habits.

Best Money Tips: Ways You're Wasting Money

Today we found some great articles on the ways you are wasting money, how to check for financial compatibility, and ways to save money on Valentine’s Day.

7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip

It's the holidays and that means spending too much on over-hyped stuff. Avoid these gift list budget busters and go for real value, instead.

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.

Bottled or Tap: The Right Choice for Water May Surprise You

When it comes to drinking water, the choice is often expensive bottled or potentially dirty tap. Get informed so you can make the right choice for you.

5 Ways You May Be Wasting Money in Your Business

There are lots of ways to waste money. Here are five you may have overlooked.