Articles on Frugal Living

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Best Tips for Frugal Fitness?

Tell us your best tips for frugal fitness and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

47 Free Things to Do Across the U.S.

See the country without putting a dent in your budget by checking out these fabulous and free activities all over the U.S.

How to Find Free Campsites in the U.S.

Looking to save money on your next camping trip? Here's how to book a campsite that's completely free.

5 Ways to Get Through Airport Security Faster

Save time and reduce stress by using these tips to speed through airport security whenever you travel.

5 Websites to Book Cheaper Travel Packages

Looking to book an affordable travel package? These sites will help you find the best possible deal.

More Cash Back for Dining Out with the Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card

Looking for the most rewards for dining out? Make sure you're carrying the Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money When Dining Out?

Tell us how you save money while dining out and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

A First-Timer's Guide to Using Airbnb

Never used Airbnb before? No problem. Here's how to book a rental, what to expect, and things to look out for.

How to Tackle Your Summer Vacation Credit Card Debt

Spent a little too much money while on vacation this summer? We've all been there. Here's how to tackle it, manage it, and then defeat it.

8 Travel Gadgets to Take on Your Next Road Trip

Before you hit the open road, make sure you have these handy gadgets packed for your road trip.

10 Safe Cities to Visit in the U.S.

Looking for a safe travel destination that's not too far from home? There are several safe cities right here in the U.S. that you can visit.

5 Affordable U.S. Wine Destinations Outside California

California wine country isn't the only spot to book a winery weekend. Explore these wine destinations that may be closer to home and more affordable than you think.

10 Best Family Friendly Road Trip Routes in the U.S.

Looking to take the kids on a cross-country road trip they'll never forget? These routes can't be beat.

5 Spectacular Amusement Parks for Thrill Seekers

If a thrill is what you're seeking, and the standard Ferris wheel can't get you shrieking, then these five theme parks will leave you freaking.

Ask the Readers: What Changes Have You Made for Better Health?

Tell us about the changes you've made for better health and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

4 Myths About Economic Behavior We Don't Believe Anymore

We all remember the marshmallow experiment from Psychology 101. New studies show those famous findings are full of fluff.

How the Merger of Marriott and SPG Programs Will Affect Member Rewards

Marriott and SPG Programs are merging. How will that affect your member rewards?

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Favorite Brands?

Tell us about your favorite brands and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

9 Ways Gamers Can Make Extra Cash

Wouldn't it be nice to cash in on those hours spent behind a game controller? Good news — you can!

How to Safely Test Makeup Before You Buy

Testing out makeup before making a purchase is a great way to save money, but the store samples can harbor a plethora of harmful germs. Here's how to do it safely.