frugal

When being cheap isn't worth it

Apr 4, 2014
We all try to save a few bucks, but sometimes it's worth spending the extra money.
Posted In: cheap, frugal, saving money

Frugal travels

Aug 3, 2012
Meg Favreau of Wisebread.com shares tips on how to travel well without emptying your wallet.
Posted In: vacation, traveling, frugal, budget

The cost of living... in the White House

Mar 2, 2012
The president lives in that big ol' D.C. mansion, where he's waited on hand and foot at the taxpayers' expense, right? Not exactly. Author Jodi Kantor says being president is plenty hard on the pocketbook.
Posted In: Obama, president, white house, pizza, frugal, expense, household, Kantor

Piggy for a frugal valentine

Feb 24, 2012
Our plastic porcine pal heads to Wisconsin this week, to the home of a man who cooked his way to his wife's heart on Valentine's Day.
Posted In: valentine, frugal, cooking, dessert, love

Saving money, one Valentine's Day card at a time

Feb 11, 2011
I'm the producer for Getting Personal, so I talk to a LOT of people every week about all sorts of things: saving money, improving their credit...
Posted In: cards, frugal, Valentine's Day