saving money

5 Summer Scams to Avoid

Just because it's summer doesn't mean scammers are taking a break. Here are five scams that are common in the summer and steps you can take to avoid them.

9 Cheap Ways to Celebrate July 4th

If you're buying food, drinks, decorations and festive outfits, Fourth of July parties can get expensive fast. Here are some tips to keep costs in check.

Fido a Little Tubby? Fat Camp Awaits!

Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering doggie versions of Pilates and yoga to help slim down man's best friend.

8 Retro Ways to Save Money

Why not bring back a few of frugal ideas from days gone by? Like bag lunches, car pools and playing outside.

The Risks of Taking a 401(k) Loan

If you take money from your 401(k) account, you're exposing yourself to fees and penalties. But you're also missing out on market gains.

7 Frugal Retirement Travel Tips

Travel is one of the top goals Americans have for retirement. But travel doesn't have to be expensive. Here are a few ways to travel frugally in retirement.