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36 Things You Can Share to Save Money

Max Levitte | Posted 11.19.2014 | Money
Max Levitte

Does every family on the block need their very own snow blower? Surely your babysitter could watch someone else's child at the same time. And do you really need to own a power drill or just use one every so often?

5 Overlooked Discounts You Don't Want to Miss

Max Levitte | Posted 10.27.2014 | Money
Max Levitte

Who doesn't love a good bargain? But who isn't lazy about collecting on them? Well, many of the discounts on this list are often overlooked but found right in front of you. Others take a bit of digging. If you're in a fog about where and how to uncover savings, read on.

7 Things You Should Stop Paying for Now

Max Levitte | Posted 10.11.2014 | Money
Max Levitte

With so many demands on your limited budget, the last thing you want to do is spend money where you don't have to. There are many small, hidden costs ...

Getting Married Soon? 10 Smarter Ways to Spend the Average Wedding Budget

MyBankTracker | Posted 07.08.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

The need to make one day memorable has resulted in dress purchases that rival down payments on a car and a catering bill that can easily run into the thousands. One of the most cited reasons for divorce is money woes, which makes this pricey wedding-planning process quite ironic.

100 Things to Do During Screen Free Week

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Katy Wolk-Stanley

Computers have become necessary tools, but they're also a major distraction that suck up hours upon hours of our daily lives. So reset your screen addiction and dust off your creative thinking skills!

Self-Publishing on a Shoestring

Christiana Miller | Posted 10.26.2013 | Books
Christiana Miller

I published Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead for a grand total of $125. Yes, my hopeful indie author, it is possible to publish a book for next to nothing.

Lobster Lessons

Women & Co | Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste
Women & Co

For Women & Co., by Cassandra Paré Summer in all its sun-shining, ice cream-cone-licking glory, is unquestionably my favorite time of year. As a ch...

10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill While Eating Healthier

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

Many of us are trying to eat at home these days, but grocery shopping can be overwhelming. The simple chore of buying food involves many variables. Here's how to find the sweet spot to grocery shopping where wellbeing meets frugality.

Catherine New

Meet The Millionaire Who Pees In A Bottle To Save Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 10.02.2012 | Money

You think you know cheap? Meet Victoria Hunt, 51, of Columbus, Ohio. She is so cheap that she urinates in a bottle and then empties it in her garden, ...

Learning From My Elders: How to Use Online Coupons

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money
Karin Kloosterman

Some online deals are too easy to find and too hard to pass up. My new fondness for coupons started when I was visiting my folks in Florida. Before entering the Gap Outlet somewhere along the Gulf coast, I found an Internet coupon on the sidewalk: 50 percent off any purchase!

Spend Money Where It Counts

Mary Hunt | Posted 08.07.2012 | Money
Mary Hunt

Personal finance is not about saying "no" to spending on the things you love. Living below your means is not about adopting a life of poverty. It's about conscious decisions, not guilt.

7 Ways To Save On Your Favorite Indulgences

SavySugar | Posted 04.13.2012 | Women

We all have our weaknesses, and yours may be a Starbucks addiction or even an avid book reading habit. Although we advocate saving, we're also a big f...

How Can Wealthy Families Teach Their Children to Live Frugally?

Quora | Posted 06.10.2012 | Money
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By an Anonymous User of Quora We are fairly well off after a few good opportunities in Silicon Valley. ...

How Restaurants Trick You Into Spending More

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.29.2012 | Money

Welcome to A Dollar A Day, where every day we'll dish out creative and quirky ways to save on your living expenses. We're not going to tell you to...

96-Year-Old Millionaire Lived Poor, Quietly Donated $1.7 Million

Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact

After one vacation in 96 years and finally trying cable television at age 95, Elinor Sauerwein died with a reputation of steadfast frugality. So wh...

How To Eat And Drink On The Cheap Without Looking Cheap

Food Republic | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Food Republic

Frugal vs. Cheap EatingWhen dining out in a group, is it possible to order cheaply without getting screwed for someone else's indulgence? We've got a ...

America's 'Cheapest Family': The Economides Share Frugality Tips

msn.com | Michael Inbar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Economides, who have been living up to their billing as "America's Cheapest Family" since 1982, recently published the latest in their series of f...

Did you know there is a "Frugal" literature?

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jonathan Ezer

In an article in the latest Atlantic Monthly, I just found out about the "frugal" literature. Until today, I had no idea bookstores were teeming with...

The Frugal Intern: An Introduction

Betty Jin | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Betty Jin

I am (or was) Generation Debt. While I may have been coached on how to ace the SATs and write a sonnet in iambic pentameter, I've never attended a basic course on personal budgeting, the dangers of stacking up on credit cards, and the fine print on how much I'd have to save to pay back my student loans.

How to Be a Los Angeles Frugalista

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

I don't consider myself to be a die-hard frugalista, but of course I do like a good bargain, especially when I don't have too work hard to get it.

It's Time to Teach Children About Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I'm convinced that most of the mistakes made handling money result from lack of information and bad habits formed in childhood.

This New Year: Conceal Your Ass(ets)

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

Trust us, ladies, wearing tights as pants is a complete fashion disaster. Not sleek. Not chic. Not sexy.

How To Live On $0 A Day: Maintaining A Social Life While Broke

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Facebook is the answer, without spending a cent on even a phone call, you can be the first to know that Nick is bored, lots of people have cute babies and if Mike were an animal, he'd be a "badass tiger."

8 Common Sense Questions To Ask A Potential Investment Counsel

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

"Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you." -- Oscar Wilde Money ...

How To Live On $0 A Day: Sample The Good Life

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

I'm not advocating dining and dashing (except on special occasions). Nor am I suggesting we return to the old ways of hunting and foraging for sustenance (a practice often referred to as "stealing" these days).