Articles on Budgeting

7 Ways to Save on a European Getaway With Kids

Heading to Europe with kids can be as expensive or inexpensive as you want it to be. Learn how you can save a bundle when traveling across the pond.

How a Simple "Do Not Buy" List Keeps Money in Your Pocket

Creating a "do not buy" list will totally change your shopping game — and help you save tons of cash.

10 Less Awkward Ways to Ask a Friend for Your Money Back

Friendships can easily be ruined by borrowed money. But if you're looking to get your loan repaid, here's how to do it with minimal awkwardness.

Stop Using These 5 Excuses Not to Budget

Stop making excuses about why you can't budget and start managing your money today. It's easy once you start!

8 Free Things You Can Do on Any Vacation

What can you do to entertain the family on vacation without breaking the bank? Quite a lot, actually.

How to Pull Your Small Business Out of a Cash Crunch

End the anxiety that comes with running a business on poor cash flow by using these strategies.

8 Everyday Problems You Don't Need Money to Solve

Just because you're in a bit of a pickle doesn't mean you throw money at it to get you out.

7 Essential Money Moves for New Parents

Having a kid is scary — and expensive! These money moves can make the transition a lot easier on your wallet.

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Instead of buying that shiny new toy for your kiddoes, maybe they should pay for it.

How to Spend Less On Last-Minute Holiday Travel

You don't need to empty your bank account just to get out of town for the holidays.

5 Common Budget Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now

We all make mistakes. These budget blunders are easy to correct with a few simple adjustments.

Boost Your Savings With This Easy Budgeting System

The premise is simple: Create small budgets. Set savings goals. Achieve financial freedom.

Flashback Friday: 44 Ways to Effectively Resist Impulse Buys

Who can resist those sweet impulse buys at the checkout line or suggested buys online? You can!

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Life Before the End of the Year

There's still plenty of time left before New Year's to make this the best year ever!

7 Effortless Ways to Prevent Budget-Busting Impulse Buys

Impulse buys can really bust your budget. Here's how to resist the urge, without much effort.

15 Unexpected Expenses of a New Baby

Having a baby is expensive. If you aren't ready for these unexpected costs, your new bundle can be an even bigger blow to your budget.

8 Money Moves You Can Make When We Turn the Clocks Back for Fall

When Daylight Saving Time ends, we'll all get an extra hour. Make the most of those 60 minutes with these smart money moves.

5 Ways Your Credit Card Can Help You Manage Your Finances

Believe it or not, your credit card can actually help you become a money master.

How to Budget When You're No Longer Broke

You went from barely making ends meet to being flush with cash. Don't abandon your broke budget!

Flashback Friday: 52 Ways to Keep Your Finances Fit During the Holidays

Typically everyone's money, like our waistlines, suffers during the holidays. Learn how to keep it trim.