Articles on Frugal Living

Packing it in - The Independent of London issues a challenge

The Compact is giving up all new purchases in a year, bar food and medicine, to save the environment.

Delicious Way to Use Up All the Vegetables in Your Crisper

Overabundance of veggies? Try using them up in a delicious soup. Here's how.

55 Ways I Saved (or Considered Saving) Time and Money Planning my Wedding

A frugal and fabulous wedding is at your fingertips. Say "I Do" to these amazing money-saving tips!

Car Buying Part 2 – Into the Devil's domain.

Before you brave the Devil's Dominion of car dealerships, take these 10 tips with you. Don't be a laydown!

Not Just Some Junk in a Box

Ditch the stigma — box wine can be delicious, elegant, AND frugal!

Ethnic Markets: Feel worldly for cheap

Your local ethnic supermarket has delicious cultural ingredients you won't find elsewhere — at least not at such a good price!

Car Buying Part 1 - Going For Broker.

Skip the dealership. Have a licensed broker find you the exact car you want without spending a dime over budget.

The Protein Water Scam: Kellog's Special K2O Can Do Anything!

Have you tried Kellogg's K2O Protein Water? Is it truly weight loss magic, or just myth?

Losing the store brand stigma.

Ditch the stigma! Store brand "generics" are just as good, if not better, than pricier name-brand buys.

Ramen, miracle food

We're rounding up the best places for ramen recipes in honor of the late, great Momofuku Ando. Enjoy.

Sayonara, Ramen-san

In honor Momofuku Ando, we look back on the delightfully frugal and delicious dish that is ramen.

Ends in 4? It's the final markdown

The secret to Target's markdown strategy is in the price tag code. Here's how to know when you're getting the best deal!

Snipe an Ebay auction, save a fortune.

Haven't perfected the art of the eBay steal? No worries — BidNip will swipe it for you!

Amazon's secret 30-day price guarantee

One of Amazon's best kept secrets is its 30-day price match guarantee. Here's how to use it.

“Shop in stores with concrete floors.”

Enter the mystical realm of warehouse stores, where bulk-buying can save you big money in the long run.

Buy raincoats in summer, because winter always comes.

Whether you're buying a winter coat in June or a lawnmower in December — off-season discounts are your friend!

Can Beauty Be THIS Basic?

You're spending too much on skincare. Yep, we said it! Here's why research suggests you stick to the basics.

Budgeting Beauty - An Expert Tells All

Beauty blogger Courtney Sauve gives us the dish on the best ways to budget your beauty regimen — including must-buys and rip-offs!

The Greatest Story Ever Sold is a Fantasy Covered in Blood

Want an easy way to save three months’ salary? Don’t buy a diamond engagement ring.

Frugal is the new sexy - a scientist says so!

Don't be afraid to save those pennies. Frugal is sexy — science is now proving it!