household budget

How Much to Save for an Emergency

How much you need to save for emergencies often depends on your lifestyle. A new tool from HelloWallet helps you calculate the right dollar amount for you.

Avoid These 8 Stupid Shopping Mistakes

There are so many stores, so many deals and so many ways you can waste money that it's almost inevitable you're going to make some rookie shopping mistakes.

18 Ways to Save $100 This Week

Looking to save $100 in a flash? If you're in a bind or just want to stash a little extra cash, here are 18 ideas about how to make your savings grow.

One Couple's Path to Retiring Overseas

Mark and Linda Majors don't have employer-sponsored retirement plans, but are planning a life in retirement filled with overseas adventure. Here's how.

Pantry Staples That Save You Money

By stocking your pantry with a few key items, you'll find it easier to prepare inexpensive, delicious recipes -- and keep your household clean.