Money Saving Tips

Trying to up your frugal game? These tips and tricks will have you saving money like a pro in no time. Just don’t forget about us when your pockets are deep!

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20 Hidden Fees You Had No Idea You Were Paying

Everything comes with a price—watch out for these surprise expenses and learn how to avoid them.

14 Cheapest Days of the Week to Do Absolutely Anything

Schedule your calendar around these tips for major savings, whether you’re buying wine, filling the tank, or going to Disney...


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The Best Car Brands for 2021, According to Consumer Reports

Whether you're looking for an electric car or an SUV, Consumer Reports has analyzed the data to determine the most...


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13 Things Rich People Never Waste Their Money On

Wealthy people can buy anything and everything they want, right? While that might be true, it doesn't mean the rich...


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10 Things You Think Are Cheaper at Walmart—But Aren’t

Everyone loves a good deal. But while budget shopping and Walmart practically go hand in hand, is it always the...

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12 Times a Costco Membership Won’t Pay Off

Believe it or not, buying in bulk isn't always cheaper. These situations might stop you from getting the most mileage...


How We Paid Off $18,000 in Debt in 18 Months

Overwhelmed by credit card debt? This southern California couple paid off a huge chunk of debt in a short amount...

13 Things to Stop Buying That’ll Save You Tons of Cash

Cut these simple things out of your life and you'll be amazed at how much money you can save.


I Lost My Job Because of the Coronavirus—Here’s How I’m Paying My Bills

With a few lifestyle changes, I am now saving well over $1,000 a month. Plus, my ample downtime has led...


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14 Things You’re Not Buying from Walmart—But Should

Walmart has always been known for its low prices, but we bet you didn’t know you could go there for...


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10 Things You’re Buying at Costco That Are Cheaper at BJ’s

Are you really saving as much as you can? If you're not shopping at BJ's for these items, the answer...

12 Appliances That Can Save You Up to $20 a Day

When you're buying a new appliance, don't just look at the price tag—think about how much it will save you...


12 Cyber Monday Sales That Are a Waste of Money

It's considered one of the biggest shopping days of the year—but Cyber Monday, which falls on December 2 this year,...


13 Black Friday Deals That Just Aren’t As Good As They Seem

Don't be fooled by the hype. Retail trends tracker Julie Loffredi helps us sort out what's worth buying on Black...


Target Black Friday Deals That Are Too Good to Miss

Getting your holiday shopping done is about to get a lot simpler with the wallet-saving Target Black Friday deals we...


How to Shave Up to 90 Percent Off Your Holiday Spending This Year

Don’t just survive the holiday shopping season. Emerge victorious—with a lot more money left in your bank account.

I Stopped Buying 3 Things and Saved $5,000

This single mom made a few simple budget cuts and saved almost $5,500 in eight months. It wasn't easy, but...


How to Coupon, According to People Who Save Thousands Every Year

If you don’t use coupons, you’re spending way more than you should. These tips will turn your next shopping trip...


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7 Times You Shouldn’t Use a Debit Card for Payment

Hint: It could put your bank account at greater risk.


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This Is Why Costco Only Accepts Visa Cards

Hint: It means you save money every time you shop


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10 Alexa-Enabled Devices to Snatch Up on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day starts at midnight Pacific Time on July 15 and will run for 48 hours for the first...


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5 Ways to Save More Money When Buying in Bulk

We discovered fresh ways to bulk up the savings.


Things You Should Always Pay for With a Credit Card

When you manage your credit cards properly, they can become powerful tools to help you gain perks, build your credit,...


Can You Guess Which Item Is More Expensive?

Online shopping brings thousands of products right to your fingertips, from great deals to those that are ghastly expensive. Can...

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13 Times When Paying for an Upgrade Is a Waste of Money

Let's be honest: We get so wrapped up with having the best of everything that sometimes we are suckered into...


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The 8 Kirkland Items You Probably Shouldn’t Be Buying at Costco

You'll probably find better deals on paper products elsewhere.


This Is the Most Expensive Prescription Drug in America

The good news: There's a drug to treat your condition and maybe even prolong your life. The catch? It costs...


Why You Should Start Buying Fruit from the Dollar Store

You'll want to give your local discount store another look.


Must-Have Garage Sale Finds to Snap Up When You See Them

It’s hard to know exactly what is worth buying secondhand, but these are good bets.


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15 Grocery Store Items with the Highest Markups

You might want to save these items for another shopping trip.