Monthly Archives: March 2018

Here’s How to Apply for a Mortgage

Ready to buy your first home? Follow these 5 steps to take out a loan. More

I Save $10K a Year by Cooking at Home

This writer’s meal hacks have helped her invest, pay down debt — even buy and renovate a home. More

How My $88 Diet Coke Habit Ruined My Monthly Budget

It was affecting her physical and financial health. More

Here’s How Keeping Up With the Joneses Can Actually Be Good for Your Money

If you’re going to compare yourself to others anyway, do it in a way that will help your finances. More

I Thought My Extra Income Was Great — Until I Got a Bill From the IRS

How this freelance writer dealt with the $2,000 tab, and what she learned. More

Here’s What $1,500 in Rent Can Get You in Other U.S. Cities

A recent study shows just how much — or little — you can get for your money. More

I Stopped Shopping for a Whole Month. Here’s What Happened

A frugal-living devotee takes thriftiness to the extreme. More

5 Common Mistakes People Make After Getting a Raise

Getting a bigger paycheck is great — as long as you avoid these common pitfalls. More

Drunk Shopping Is a Thing, and It’s Costing People a Lot of Money

Shopping under the influence is more common — and expensive — than you’d think. More

My Husband Earns Twice My Salary. Here’s How We Play an Equal Role in Our Finances

A difference in income doesn’t mean you can’t play an equal role in your finances. More