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How to Save Money

Have You Figured Out How Much Money You Need For Retirement Yet?

MoneyTips | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business

Have you figured out how much money you need for retirement yet? If you answered "Yes", then you're preparing for your post-working years. But even ...

3 DIY Furniture Makeovers That Will Make You Believe In Miracles

This Old House | Posted 08.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

It's amazing what DIYers can do with a bit of paint. These inspirational furniture makeovers will have you out looking for cheap finds at flea markets and yard sales all weekend long!

A Simple Way to Save $1000? Make Coffee at Home

Food52 | Posted 08.19.2015 | Taste

Think about it: If I bought that same latte every day for a year, it'd cost me $1,642.50. That's the kind of money I could use to start a college savings fund. It's real money, not random pennies under a pleather cushion in a rec room.

7 Times Being Lazy Costs You Money

Casey Bond | Posted 08.18.2015 | Money
Casey Bond

There's nothing wrong with a little laziness. After all, someone has to make the overachievers of the world look good. When your lazy tendencies begin to have a negative impact on your finances, however, it's time to change your behavior.

5 Best and Worst Things to Buy Online

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.16.2015 | Money

Some purchases are better made online because you can get a much lower price than at a brick-and-mortar retailer -- and you can save yourself the time and hassle of going to the store. Here are the best and worst things to buy online.

10 Things You're Paying Too Much For

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.12.2015 | Money

our overspending might be making it hard to pay bills, have money for emergencies and save for the future. It could also lead to serious consequences, such as bankruptcy.

How I Was Able to Save Over $1,000 in One Month

Dorit Sasson | Posted 08.06.2015 | Parents
Dorit Sasson

As a dedicated minimalist, I set a goal to save my family $1,500 for one month. I already do many of the common money saving activities like couponing, buying in bulk, taking books from the library and taking the bus.

10 Ways To Save Money Before Labor Day

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.05.2015 | Money

Labor Day is only about a month away, which means summer is coming to an end. It also means your bank account might be bracing for a hit as you squeeze in a trip, start stocking up on back-to-school items for your children or send your kid off to college.

5 Costly Mistakes You're Making At The Grocery Store

Thrillist | Posted 08.05.2015 | Taste

Grocery shopping can be daunting. There are so many choices. So many temptations. So many different flavors of Ben & Jerry's. And so many ways that you can waste an entire paycheck making amateur mistakes.

How To Spend Less Dining Out

CompareCards | Posted 07.27.2015 | Money

Dining out is almost always more expensive than staying home, but that doesn't stop most Americans from enjoying the experience. By using credit card rewards and other discounts to save on dining expenses, you can eat out for less than you may have thought.

10 Ways To Keep Your Solo Vacation Cheap

CheapTickets | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel

The average local would be honored to show off their city, and you know that their genuine excitement comes from their pride for their home and not a paycheck at the end of the day.

10 Things You Need to Know About Saving Money in July

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business

July: Climatologists agree that July 24 is the hottest day of the year in the U.S., but the tenth of every month during the summer feels the hottest to me ... that's the day our electric bill arrives in the mail.

17 Creative Ways to Save Money at Disneyland

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.03.2015 | Travel

The "happiest place on earth" is a top destination on many families' bucket lists. If you plan ahead, this magical, unforgettable experience doesn't have to put a large dent in your budget. Here are some tried-and-true tips for saving money while enjoying your Disneyland experience.

The Couponing Guide for Shoppers Who Don't Want to Look Cheap

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.01.2015 | Money

If the eye-rolling and heavy sighs of impatient customers waiting for the cashier to process your stack of coupons leave you utterly mortified, extreme couponing might not be for you. But, that doesn't mean you should avoid couponing altogether.

15 Ways To Retire Early

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business

Retiring early -- or leaving the work force for the golf course, if you like -- might sound like an unattainable goal. That's especially true if you look at the challenge from a pure cash paradigm. But there are many ways to make it, so long as you take numerous approaches into account.

How I Managed to Save Money While Earning Minimum Wage

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business

For those trying to save on a low income, the savings tips they can actually apply are few and far between. It can be difficult to find examples of low-income saving success and get ideas on how to start saving in a meaningful way when your paychecks are puny to begin with.

The Be-All, End-All Saving Solution: Stop Locking Your Cards Drawers! Instead, Do This...

Eli Dagostino | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Eli Dagostino

Slowly but surely shopping cart tabs disappear, I find myself spending more time producing and sharing and less time consuming. I will have what I'm saving for (and more) sooner than ever!

37 Ways Dads Can Make and Save More Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business

Dads have a lot of demands on their resources, and it can feel like their money is stretched the thinnest. That's where some been-there, done-that advice from experts can help dads figure out how to prioritize their finances so that their money is going to what matters most.

Have Low Mileage? You May Qualify for a Car Insurance Discount

Laura Adams | Posted 05.29.2015 | Money
Laura Adams

A new Princeton Survey Research Associates International study found that just 16 percent of Americans have asked their car insurance provider for common discounts -- meaning millions of dollars of potential savings have been left on the table.

35 Life Hacks That Will Save You Thousands

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money

If you saw a $20 bill on the sidewalk, you'd definitely bend over to pick it up, wouldn't you? Well, without much more effort than that, you can save at least that much -- and probably a lot more -- by employing a host of everyday life hacks.

31 Best Websites for Scoring Freebies

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money

Learning where to look for these deals and free samples can save you a significant amount of money on a variety of stuff.

34 Ways Moms Can Earn and Save More Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2015 | Money

Raising a family on a budget is a daunting task. From infancy up to adulthood, having kids is expensive and it takes a lot of creativity and strategy to keep the finances in order.

The Weirdest Thing I Did to Save Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2015 | Money

We asked 30 major bloggers and personal finance experts to share both the most bizarre things they've ever done to save money -- and the lessons they learned through the experience.

6 Things Dave Ramsey Says You Should Do With Your Money in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.06.2015 | Money

We're nearly halfway through 2015, which means it's time to stop putting off your plans to improve your finances this year. But it's one thing to know you want to fix your financial situation, and another to take action. Where should you start? Here's a suggestion: Dave Ramsey.

28 Savings Hacks for Kohl's Shoppers

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.29.2015 | Money

Kohl's is famous for its steep markdowns and constant sales, but smart and savvy consumers can uncover ways to save even more at this discount store. Between stacking coupons and decoding the price markers, we've rounded up 28 of the best tips and tricks to scoring big savings year round at Kohl's.