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WATCH: I Don't Use Toilet Paper

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Whether its one-ply, two-ply or a fancy quilted pattern, most people would probably admit that they can't live without toilet paper. But for blogger A...

9 Ways Families Can Waste Less Food And Stash More Cash In 2014

Karen Cordaway | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Karen Cordaway

The bottom line is tracking what you spend is essential to cutting back on food purchases and being wasteful. Use these ideas to save yourself time, money and your sanity. Stash the cash you save to boost your finances. Besides, no one needs to know. It can be our little secret.

4 Dumb Things I Did That Made Me Poorer

David A. Dedman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Financially speaking we all have made mistakes. Even me! I made some whoppers. I'm still human, and from time to time react with emotion instead of logic regarding my favorite green paper. I'm going to share four of those whopper mistakes I made early on.

11 Ridiculously Easy Money-Saving Tricks That You're Probably Not Doing

Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

We always hear tip-based stories about clever ways to cut your spending, but many of them come with a lifestyle change to which you might not be ready...

Why You Need to Be Smart About Your Tax Refund (and 8 Ways to Handle Your Refund)

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.11.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

Are you excited about filing your taxes? Most people wait until the last minute to file their taxes, but for those who like to get it over and don...

10 Tricks to Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Jeanette Pavini

We are all so busy, it's hard to find time to do the things we want to do, let alone the resolutions that challenge us.

Things That Will Cost More in 2014

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.06.2014 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

It's a new year, and time to begin that 2014 budget and begin those saving resolutions. There are some items that are going to increase this year.

How To Be Rich in Your 20s

Unwritten | Posted 03.04.2014 | College

If you strategize and prioritize correctly, you really can be rich in your twenties.

Beware These Winter Money Traps

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Why is it that hibernation season seems to coincide with spending-all-your-cash season? Here's how to make sure you're not broke by spring. By Lynn...

Top 4 Gift Card Scams of 2013

Robert Farrington | Posted 02.23.2014 | Money
Robert Farrington

As you hit the stores this season, I want you to be vigilant on these scams, because the crooks that commit them will take advantage of you when it is the busiest and you're focused in a different direction.

Your Own Money Gift

Terry Savage | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Terry Savage

If your goal is to have enough money to spend, and give, and feel financially secure in the process -- then you'll have to start thinking about the current and future implications of what you do with money today.

10 Things I Gave Up to Get Out of Debt

Allison Vesterfelt | Posted 02.16.2014 | Money
Allison Vesterfelt

If we're really interested in paying off debt, growing a savings account, purchasing a house, or going to college without loans, we have to be willing to put our money where our mouth is.

8 Ways To Prevent Unnecessary Spending

SaveUp | Posted 02.09.2014 | Money

If you're trying to save money, but can't seem to stop yourself from spending on indulgences, here are a few tips to help fake self-discipline. Baby steps!

'Tis the Season... to Start Saving

Diane Morais | Posted 02.03.2014 | Money
Diane Morais

Whatever causes you stress this holiday season -- whether it is juggling family and social obligations, finding the right gift for everyone or planning travel -- a sure way to enjoy the holidays more next year is to establish a savings plan for managing spending in 2014, which will be here before you know it.

Holiday Money Gifts for Children

Terry Savage | Posted 02.01.2014 | Money
Terry Savage

As you shop for your children or grandchildren this holiday season, don't forget to include some gifts that teach lessons about money and set them on a path to financial learning.

7 Most Outrageous Travel Fees and How to Prepare for Them

Budget Travel | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Some travel surprises are good: discovering a hidden gem of a trattoria in Florence where you are greeted with hugs and an open bottle of Chianti. Here are seven fees you should factor into the budget -- including a few you can avoid altogether if you're smart.

4 Fees That Are Always Worth Paying

MyBankTracker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money

Paying additional fees for a credit card or bank account might not sound smart, but it can sometimes prove rewarding. Forking out money for fees is something to consider before you overlook places you could be saving.

7 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Spending Less

Posted 11.05.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott These easy strategies actually save you money -- and offer insight into your financial unconscious. Clean Up Your Dirty Be...

Better Ways to Save on Halloween!

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jeanette Pavini

Halloween is a few days away! So, if you still don't have a costume, now's the time to make your purchase.

10 Things You Should Know to Protect Your Home and Wallet From Disaster

Laura McHolm | Posted 11.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

We all watch the news and know that anything can happen at any time that will change our lives. Sometimes it's an unexpected incident during a predicted or planned event and other times it is all sudden and unexpected like a natural disaster.

9 Tricks To Make Your Clothes Look More Expensive

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 08.01.2013 | Style

For most of us, spending thousands of dollars on our clothes will always be a pipe dream. But that doesn't mean we can't make our high-street items lo...

8 Ways to Save Big on Summer Travel

Budget Travel | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Here are our favorite insider secrets and online tools to get you where you want to be.

6 Important Services to Enjoy Entirely Free

GalTime | Posted 09.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's nothing better than scoring a much needed item or service at a discount -- unless, of course, you can get it for free.

How to Save Money on Phone Data Abroad

Budget Travel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

You probably know someone who has returned from overseas with a horror story about a crazy-big -- and utterly unexpected -- mobile phone or tablet bill. Well, here are some easy, affordable ways to be super-smart about using that smartphone.

America's Best Waterfront Restaurant Is...

Budget Travel | Posted 09.14.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Fabulous American seafood joints by the sea.