Articles on Frugal Living

How Pre-Commitment Mechanisms Can Help You Resist Impulse Buys

You might think impulse buys are impossible to resist, but if you train your brain with pre-commitment mechanisms, you can fight those urges and save money in the process.

How Travel Rewards Cards Can Help You Score Luxury Travel Perks

Sure, travel rewards cards can help you see the world for free, but use your points right and you can do it in extreme comfort and luxury, too.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Tips for a Frugal Halloween?

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

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Frugal Fall Activity?

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

Why You Should Buy Travel Insurance — Even if Your Credit Card Offers It For Free

So your credit card offers free travel insurance? Here's why you should still pay for it anyway.

Ask the Readers: What Big Purchase Has Helped You Save Money?

Tell us about a big purchase that has helped you save money and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

4 Money Moves Every College Freshman Should Master

There will be lots of things to learn during your first year of college. Make sure you master these money moves between classes.

5 Reasons Not to Use Debit Cards When You Shop Online

Before you place an order through your favorite online retailer, consider these reasons to use credit instead of debit.

How to Resist These 4 Rationalizations to Spend Money

It can be easy to justify spending money on things you want. But there are ways to fight those urges, and protect your hard-earned money.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Food Delivery Apps?

Tell us whether you use food delivery apps and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Hobbies?

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

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Quick-Fix Dinner?

Tell us your favorite quick-fix dinner and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Stretch Your Airline Miles With Dynamic Award Pricing

Dynamic award pricing is here to stay, but there are still plenty of ways to get the most out of your airline miles.

How to Keep Office Solicitations From Busting Your Budget

Office solicitations are a sneaky budget buster. It's time to stop letting them drain your savings.

How to Use Budgeting Skills to Improve Your Time Management

Managing your time requires some of the same skills as managing your money. Here's how to master both.

Ask the Readers: What's the Most Extreme Thing You've Done to Save Money?

Tell us about the most extreme thing you've done to save money and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

4 Mindful Spending Habits That Will Save You Money

These mindful spending strategies can help you resist those impulse buys.

How to Decide If a Membership Is Worth the Price

Before you sign up for another monthly payment, make sure that membership is worth it.

Ask the Readers: Are You a Crafter?

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

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Favorite Dollar Store Buys?

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