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30 Fast Tips For A More Frugal Life

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.24.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

For money-minded people, frugality can be more than a smart idea -- it can be a way of life. Whatever your financial goals, being more frugal can help you save the money to accomplish them.

7 Times Being Lazy Costs You Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

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.

Back to School Savings

MoneyTips | Posted 08.21.2015 | Education
MoneyTips

Whether you are sending your kids off to kindergarten or to college, back-to-school time means a serious dent in your wallet. With some planning, however, you can limit the size of that dent.

Social Security for Two: What Every LGBT Couple Needs to Know Now

David Rae | Posted 08.21.2015 | Gay Voices
David Rae

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes figuring out what the hell to do about Social Security. Retirement planning can be quite complicated for anyone, but the newness of Social Security options for LGBT couples find some of us unprepared.

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

Food52 | Posted 08.19.2015 | Taste
Food52

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.

Should Young Drivers Stay On Their Parents' Auto Policy or Get Their Own?

Laura Adams | Posted 08.18.2015 | Money
Laura Adams

There comes a time in most young drivers' lives when they have to ask themselves an important question: Should I get my own car insurance policy or add myself to the one my parents already have? A new study suggests the latter option is the way to go.

9 Money Habits to Master Before Your 30's

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

With rising student loan debt, millennials are struggling to put money away for retirement -- or at all. The key to taking control of your finances, however, is to start young.

How I Lowered (Basically) All My Bills in an Hour, and Saved $689 Annually

Thrillist | Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: iStockPhoto/ Jennifer Bui/Thrillist I'm not a cheapskate. I'm just a Jewish guy (correlation does not imply causatio...

I'm Drinking Free Water and Going Green

Tom Falco | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green
Tom Falco

I discovered how to have drinking water whenever I want it and I never run out. I don't have to worry about lugging heavy jugs and bottles back from the supermarket and I am saving money and helping the environment.

Can You Spend Money on Fun Without Feeling Guilty?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Cut yourself some slack. Because while preparing for the future is important -- especially saving for retirement -- so is enjoying the present.

How to Save Money With Hashtags

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Retailers and popular brands are using social media to interact with, engage and keep in touch with their most loyal customers. Social media users can leverage this presence to save big on everyday costs.

5 Best and Worst Things to Buy Online

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.16.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

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 Best Summer Sales You Can't Afford to Miss

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

The end of summer offers plenty of opportunities to save on a variety of items. You'll find deals on seasonal items that retailers are looking to clear out to make room for colder-weather products.

How Starbucks, Uber And Obama Are Making You Go Broke

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.13.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

If you're barely making ends meet, higher pricing can have an impact on your household budget. For that reason, it might be a smart idea to get in the habit of limiting your electricity and power usage now.

12 Money-Saving Hacks For College Students And Parents

Her Campus | Posted 08.13.2015 | College
Her Campus

With back-to-school season upon us and those tuition bills looming, it can seem all but impossible to keep money in your bank account once the school year rolls around. But we've got plenty of money-saving hacks that are sure to leave your bank account with a bit more padding.

10 Things You're Paying Too Much For

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.12.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

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 to Get the Most Out of Back-To-School Shopping

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents
Hannah Helsabeck

By focusing on buying reusable items, especially when it comes to lunch supplies, you can save serious money and cut down on the amount of disposable items your family throws away.

9 Reasons Your Summer Vacation Costs More Than It Should

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.11.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Take a vacation to the beach, and your kids will probably want T-shirts as souvenirs. Or, go to New York and you might do a little -- okay, a lot -- of shopping. But if you don't set a budget for souvenirs and extras in advance, you might go overboard.

5 Tips for Saving Money in Grad School

GoGirl Finance | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

One of my biggest concerns was money -- and rightfully so! Going back to school can be incredibly expensive. But I learned that there are some key ways that you can save money and rock your budget as a student.

Why You Should Invest at Least $5,000 Before 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.07.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor The U.S. stock market is having a solid year. It is a far cry from 2013, when the Standard & Poor's 500 index su...

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.

5 Ways Your Money Choices Are Making You Sick

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.06.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

An overwhelming 70 percent of married couples fight about money, according to a 2014 Money survey. If this sounds familiar, it's not only making your home life unpleasant -- it's also bad for your health.

10 Ways To Save Money Before Labor Day

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.05.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

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.

7 Smartest Moves to Make Before Interest Rates Rise

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Barbara Friedberg, Contributor If you're interested in improving how you manage your finances, then you need to care about rising interest rates...