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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...

Gifts Penny Pinchers Can Buy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.23.2012 | Money

It's always tough to find a great gift for the ultimate cheapskate. Thankfully, us penny pinchers at HuffPost Money have come up with a list of gi...

Extreme Cheapskates: Shocking, but Hardly More So Than the American Norm

Jeff Yeager | Posted 12.26.2012 | Money
Jeff Yeager

People often ask me what's the biggest thing my wife and I have sacrificed because of our decision to lead what I call "the cheapskate lifestyle"; what's the biggest thing we don't spend money on compared to most people?

David Moye

Re-use Dental Floss, Flush Once A Week: Money Saving Tips From Cheapskates

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.14.2012 | Weird News

Some frugal people are so good at pinching pennies that they leave their thumbprint on Abe Lincoln's face. Take Terence Candell, a California man s...

13 Items We Refuse To Splurge On

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Money is a hot topic these days. For those of us that are style-obsessed, it can mean a real lifestyle change -- days spent shopping are now spent win...

Do It Yourself or Die Trying

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Money
Holly Robinson

These days, frugal is the new cool. Boxed wine is in. Fashion magazines trumpet vintage finds. Waste not, want not, is the new reality -- only it feels like old times to me.

Nine Ways Americans Are Cutting Back To Save Money

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

Americans are still feeling the effects of a recession that officially ended two years ago, and according to a new survey by Harris Interactive, publi...

Frugality Is The New Normal: Consumer Spending Not Expected To Return To Pre-Recession Levels

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — A year after "shop 'til you drop" stopped, the nation fixates on this question: Will consumer spending ever return to pre-recession le...

Chicken Loudest and Ms. BlahBlahBlahnik Join the Frugalista as the Recession's Warriors

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Melissa Biggs Bradley

The frugalista, William Safire declared, "could become the nom de guerre of the 'recession warrior.'" Well, she is being joined by a cast of new characters.

A Recycling Romance: How A U.K. Couple Funded Their Honeymoon By Rifling Through Rubbish

ABC News | Philip Victor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

They say the couple that recycles together romances together. Or at least that's what they'll be saying when they hear the story of John and Ann Till...

Consumer Trend: eBay Is Greener Than You Think

Planet Green | Tania Asnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

eBay is essentially the world's biggest yard sale. Anyone with access to the internet can purchase or sell goods with a few clicks of the mouse. It'...

Want To Save Money? Don't Eat Out

New York Times | PHYLLIS KORKKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the economy is falling down all around you, it is only natural to want to protect yourself with some austerity measures. Thoughts of walking that...