How to Achieve Your Financial Goals—Even When Your Motivation Runs Low
Smash your money goals without giving up your lattes by spending intentionally, finding smart ways to save, and boosting your income.
Suddenly Making Less Money May Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease—and Death
Losing your job can feel like a death sentence. New research shows the scary way that might actually be true.
Growing Up Poor in New Zealand Taught Me How to Budget
My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
How One-Way Friendships Leave You Broke
It’s fine to splurge on friends or to help when they’re in need but not if it puts you in a bind or it’s a sign of a bigger problem with your friendship.
Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor
Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
The Real Reason Why You're Bad With Money
Hint: It’s not because you’re dumb, lazy or naïve.
Why My Husband and I Don’t Share Our Money
I made the choice to keep my finances separate from my husband, and four years later, I’d still never consider pooling our money.
People Told Us the Hilariously Cheap Things They Do to Save Money
From rinsing out used paper towels to dumpster diving for a new couch, here are the sometimes embarrassing—and always clever—ways we avoid spending even a penny more than absolutely necessary.
DIY Home Improvement Fixes That Cost $10 or Less
From silencing a squeaky door to cleaning out a clogged drain, here are 13 cheap and easy repairs you can do yourself—instead of waiting around for your landlord or paying a handyman to do the job.
The 6 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Before Spending Money
An expert on shopping addiction has an easy fix to keep compulsive shopping from getting the best of you.
Impatience Is Making You Broke
The old saying "haste makes waste" applies to your wallet as well. Here are 25 ways to save money just by slowing down.
How to Throw a Wedding for Under $5,000
City hall, kegs of wine, and a small guest list can help make your dream wedding affordable.