Plans to save money by refinancing hit a wall, and time was running out. Luckily, a re-evaluation of maintenance and repair costs for his house and boats yielded the answer.
Your dining habits, your email in-box and your birthday gifts offer clues that you could be overspending. Here's how to analyze your situation -- and solve it.
Brian O'Connor tests a system that combines coupons and store sales, and he also benefits by substituting and skipping ingredients.
The average wedding's cost rivals the average millennial's student debt - so the financially responsible way path for couples getting hitched involves breaking with tradition.
Jay Leno may be one of the funniest stand-up comics of his generation, but he can also teach you a thing or two about saving for retirement.
Resist those temptations -- large portions, manipulative menus, gift cards, loyalty cards, email newsletters and daily deals -- to save your wallet and your weight.
If you're looking to save on life insurance, get with a good, certified insurance agent, review your coverage, and shop around for lower premiums.
A spending freeze is an extreme measure to help a person deep in debt finally get back in the black. But is it the financial equivalent of yo-yo dieting?
If you don't have an adequate emergency fund and you aren't saving enough money for retirement, you need to cut back on the good times now to avoid the bad times later.
Do liberals spend more than conservatives? Are Republicans more aggressive savers than Democrats? A new survey looks at the correlations.
There are big potential payoffs -- like cheap vacations -- if you're willing use credit card churning to get the best rewards.
Crafting a budget doesn't have to be a chore. In fact, it can be fast and almost painless. Here's how to crank one out in less time than it takes to watch a...
It's easy to let your daily personal spending get away from you, but all those lattes, lunches and pedicures add up. Here's how to subtract from them -- painlessly.
If you're aware that bad habits are impacting your finances, but you just can't seem to shake them, the good news is that change can be possible.
How do you know when it's time to get professional financial advice, or whether your next more is something you can handle on your own? We asked some pros to weigh in.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, but you don't have to bust your budget to prove your love. Sophia Bera helps keep you in love and out of the poorhouse.
If you have expensive items that appear to need replacement or major repair, you may be able to keep it running a while longer if you first consider a quick fix.
The whole point of working is to make money, but it turns out that holding a job is a pretty expensive proposition.