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.
The USDA says it'll cost the average family more than $300,000 to raise one kid to age 18. Let's dig in and try to find a few places to trim that number.
Last year, nearly two-thirds of all car-buyers financed their purchases with long-term loans. Brian O'Connor explains a better way to keep your car from crashing your budget.
These tips come from conversations with veteran furniture salespeople, and would-be buyers who follow them might be able to save themselves hundreds of dollars.
You work hard for your money; why not make it work just as hard for you? The first step, of course, is holding on to more of it for long enough that you can put it to work.
You can plug into real savings by digging into everything from your cable and phone bills to your electric and water costs.
Let's start the challenge by knocking out some expenses you may not even know you have in the first place: The miscellaneous spending of automated debits and charges.
Did you resolve to get your finances in order in 2014? For the next 10 weeks, the author of "The $1,000 Challenge" will help you comb through your bills and carve...
The principles and habits that can help you lose weight and gain a healthier body are the same as the ones that could lead you to financial security.
Why spend $2.50 on a latte when you can buy the the KRUPS EA9000 Barista Full Automatic One Touch Cappuccino Machine and make it yourself? (Yes, they're serious.)
Money is always tight when you're in school, but with these must-have apps for college kids on a budget, you can turn your smartphone or tablet into a savings magnet.
The wages weren't great, but the lessons we learned from our first jobs are still paying dividends.