What financial habit do you want to quit?

Sep 25, 2015
This week, we're talking about stopping, quitting ... throwing in the towel.
Posted In: Quitting, personal finance basics, Saving, frugality, spending, Money, budget

Your Wallet: Hacking the grocery store

Sep 3, 2014
What are your favorite ways to save money at the grocery store?
Posted In: Food, spending, Saving
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The best days of the week to shop

May 30, 2014
Forget the weekends. Spend your money mid-week in order to get the best deals.
Posted In: shopping, spending, consumer

Spending money saves money, sometimes

Nov 1, 2013
A look at the top 10 things you can save on by comparison shopping.
Posted In: Saving, Personal Finance, spending

Calculating the cost of getting kids to college

Jun 14, 2013
Helping your kids to stand out in the eyes a college admissions officer takes a lot -- usually that means a lot of money. But before you spend beaucoup bucks on private tutors and athletic coaching, do a quick cost-benefit analysis of whether those investments will really pay off.
Posted In: spending, children

Afraid to spend money: The psychological trauma of long-term unemployment

May 24, 2013
After six years of unemployment, Maria once again has a steady paycheck. She is ready to budget responsibly and save for the future, but how should she factor in spending money on her wants as well as her needs?
Posted In: spending

Paula Poundstone on the value of Mother's Day

May 10, 2013
According to The National Retail Federation, consumers will spend $20.7 billion on Mother's Day gifts this year, but Paula Poundstone, comedian and mom of three, thinks everyone should save their money.
Posted In: mom, mother's day, spending, gifts, gift giving

Is your morning latte a waste of money? (Infographic)

May 10, 2013
Whether it's lottery tickets, bar tabs or lunch dates, we all have something we spend money on that we think we shouldn't. But according to personal finance expert Paula Pant, waste is in the eye of the beholder.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Budgeting, retirement savings, spending

Mindful spending after the recession?

Apr 22, 2013
Chase announces a new initiative meant to encourage personal finance literacy. But what's behind it?
Posted In: Chase, spending

The economics of ghost hunting

Oct 26, 2012
People are spending real money to experience the paranormal.
Posted In: Halloween, ghosts, spending