8 Tips for Dining on a Dime

Who doesn’t like dining out? It’s social, you can try new things and, best of all, you don’t have to cook. The downside? The bill. In 2013, the average American household spent $2,625 eating at restaurants. While dining out can … Continued

The Latte Effect: How Much Could you Be Saving?

Do you regularly spend a few dollars on everyday things that you could probably live without? We’re all guilty of it but we tend to ignore the bigger picture. Think about it: if you saved the money you spent on … Continued

Top Apps to Save You Money for Your Daily Routine

One major perk of owning a smartphone is that you have access to apps that can save you money for every part of your day. From grocery shopping to picking up prescriptions from the pharmacy, your apps are crucial to … Continued

Back-to-School Shopping Checklist: College Edition

It’s that time of year again: Back to school – retail’s second biggest spending event. College students, in particular, have to do some serious shopping to prepare for a new semester. Aside from tuition and room and board, they usually … Continued

Party Planning On a Budget

Throwing a big bash doesn’t have to take a big bite out of your wallet. It’s the season for celebrations – graduations, wedding showers, engagement parties and reunions. But can you really throw a great bash on a budget? Absolutely, … Continued

Shop Yard Sales Like a Pro

Save more and spend less, with these tried and true tips. As the weather warms up, bargain hunting takes on a whole new meaning as yard sale season begins – for many savvy shoppers, a great way to save hard-earned … Continued

Save Money and Energy on Air Conditioning

Keep those summer electricity bills from going through the roof. “Shut the door! You’re letting the cool air out!” If you’re a parent, you may have said this to your kids. And you probably remember your parents saying it back in the … Continued

Save Now for a Getaway Later

After months of cold temperatures and piles of snow, summer may seem out of reach, but it isn’t. And neither is a well-deserved summer vacation—if you start saving now, budget accordingly and plan how to cut costs while on your getaway.

Secrets of Inexpensive Living

A simple guide to frugal living. Surveys show that many Americans are spending as much or more than they did before the recession. A consumer research firm, Mintel, found that consumer spending is up 5% compared with 2012. But with … Continued

Roll Out, Move In – and Save

Here’s how to relocate without breaking the bank. Moving into a new home signifies new possibilities and a lot of hard work. Moving can wipe you out, but it doesn’t have to clear out your wallet, as well. Forget the … Continued