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Ways to Save Money

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.

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 Things You Need to Know About Saving Money in July

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

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
GOBankingRates

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
GOBankingRates

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
GOBankingRates

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
GOBankingRates

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.

5 Money-Saving Strategies for Your Business

Miranda Marquit | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Miranda Marquit

I'm fortunate: My business is low-cost to operate. I just need a computer and a broadband Internet connection, and I'm set. Other small business owners I know, however, have a more difficult time-saving money when it comes to their businesses. They have more moving parts to manage.

40 Mindless Ways You're Burning Through Your Paycheck

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.07.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Many budgets are like leaky buckets -- they are full of holes. Most holes are small and hardly noticeable, but those little drips can add up over time. Well, it's time to patch up your leaky budget and start saving a greater chunk of your paycheck.

How Age, Gender, and Marital Status Affect Your Car Insurance

Laura Adams | Posted 05.31.2015 | Money
Laura Adams

According to the study, marital status is almost as significant in car insurance pricing as age and gender. On average, a married 20-year-old pays 21 percent less than a single 20-year-old for the same policy

5 Millennial Power Saving Tips -– Ways to Live Frugal Part 2

Leeanne Brennan | Posted 02.01.2015 | Money
Leeanne Brennan

Sticking to a budget is as much of a sick mental game as it is a practical life strategy. For Millennials like me who are desperately struggling to climb our way out of debt, we're willing to go the road less traveled.

Credit Card Debt: 12 Common Debt Habits That Lead to Financial Ruin

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 01.10.2015 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

The reasons for credit card debt vary from person-to-person. But there are some common debt habits that can lead to credit card debt and cause it to grow instead of shrink. Likewise, there are ways you can break free from the clutches of credit card debt.

Do These 5 Simple Things And You'll Save $1,000 This Year

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.05.2014 | HuffPost Home

Of all the things to love about summer, the unholy surprise of opening up one's energy bill doesn't make the list. There are, however, a few simple wa...

How Saving Less Can Help You Save More (Yes, You Read That Right)

Sarah Greesonbach | Posted 09.06.2014 | Money
Sarah Greesonbach

The next time you set up a transfer to put money into savings... pause. Are you 100 percent sure that you won't need to call this money back into your checking? Then proceed. If not, you might save more in the long run if you save less now.

5 Ways to Save Money Using Pinterest

Karen Cordaway | Posted 06.30.2014 | Money
Karen Cordaway

It can be a time waster to scour ingredients when you need to pick out your low-cost menu in a pinch. There are many website owners and television programs that break down the cost per serving. Pin recipes from their websites.

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...

Saving for College the American Way... By Shopping!

Chris Wang | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Chris Wang

While this seems daunting, I will share an easy and painless way that I saved $2000 for Chloe in less than one year. You may expect me tell you to cut out your Starbucks, fine dining and travel, but I will actually tell you to do the opposite.

5 Things Wealthy People Don't Do

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani You don't have to be a millionaire to steal these ideas about work, retirement and even getting up in the morning. 1. They Don'...

5 Money-Saving Myths You Can Ignore

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Turns out that revisiting a few established ideas can do wonders for your well-being -- and your wallet. Keep in touch! Che...

Clothing Shopping On A Budget, From Jill Martin (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Everybody loves a deal! Style Expert and New York Times Best-Selling Author Jill Martin does the "Steals and Deals" segment on the TODAY Show, so she'...

9 Ways To Save $339 In 33 Days

Lynn Andriani | Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

Whether you're booking a flight or have to buy another bridesmaid dress, these simple tricks will put money back in your wallet. Start saving today...

22 Ways To Get A Great Deal On Anything

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Our guide to discounts, sales and deals on everything from bank fees to treadmills. ...

Free Events Around Town, From Trae Bodge

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider, spoke about easy ways to take advantage of the free events in your town when she met with me on...

How to Save More When You're Dining Out

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 09.26.2012 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Ready for a night out? Sometimes the best summer "vacation" is a break from your kitchen. And it's entirely possible to take a hiatus from cooking without breaking your budget.