Articles on Frugal Living

12 Preflight Tricks That Make Long Flights Bearable

Before you squeeze into your seat on that long flight, do these things first.

6 Easy Ways to Stop Wasting Plastic

Want to do your part and help the environment? Cut back on plastic by cutting out these six things.

5 Breathtaking Multiday Treks to Do in National Parks This Summer

Backpacking is a great way to discover the scenery and drama that can be found within our nation's parks. And these multiday treks are worth the effort.

The 5 Best Sous Vide Tools

Cooking the perfect meal isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these sous vide tools and take dinner to a whole new level of yum.

These 8 Apps Will Help You Explore the Great Outdoors

Don't worry about looking down at your phone while outside. These apps will help you get out and enjoy the great outdoors.

28 Ways to Never Pay Full Price for Anything

Before you spend one cent on anything today, arm yourself with proven strategies that will help you avoid paying full price ever again.

6 Breathtaking and Affordable Alaskan Destinations

Alaska is an absolutely gorgeous state, with sights that will take your breath away. Unfortunately, it's also expensive to visit. But don't worry. We got you.

5 Affordable and Unforgettable Experiences to Have in National Parks This Summer

Summertime fun in national parks can become surprisingly costly if you aren't careful. But these affordable activities will create memories that'll last a lifetime.

5 Home Investments to Make Your Summer Cooler

You won't have to sweat summer heat waves if you make these easy home investments and upgrades.

8 Things to Carry That Could Help Someone in an Emergency

Just keeping a couple items in your purse or pocket could make you a superhero to someone in an emergency.

6 Fun Summer Camps for Adults

Oh, you thought summer camp was just for kids?

9 Cheap Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Here's how to reduce yours without increasing pressure on your budget.

7 Affordable Northern Destinations to Beat the Heat This Summer

Summer heat and humidity got you down? Freshen up with a trip to one of these way cooler destinations.

The 5 Best Oven Mitts and Pot Holders

Protect your hands from needless burns when cooking up a storm in the kitchen. Use any of these oven mitts and pot holders and your hands will stay burn free.

Why Health Care Should be Part of Your Retirement Savings Plan, Too

Retirement planning isn't just about saving for the fun stuff. In fact, one major piece may be missing from your retirement plan.

8 Best U.S. Historical Sites You Can Actually Afford to Visit

The summer is the perfect time to dig into American history, and these U.S. historical sites are actually affordable.

5 Destinations in Mexico That Are Safer Than Playa Del Carmen and Cancun

The news can be grim sometimes, but Mexico is still very safe for travelers, especially these five destinations.

6 Cheap Date Ideas for Nature Lovers

You don't have to spend your entire paycheck to have a romantic evening out. Just venture out into the great outdoors!

Ask the Readers: What Is on Your Summer Bucket List?

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

7 Ways to Manage Your Travel Anxiety

Is anxiety holding you back from traveling the globe? Don't let it. You can crush those fears and have fun seeing the world.