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Budgeting & Saving

5 ways to not go broke this Christmas
5 ways to not go broke this Christmas Budgeting & Saving November 9, 2017
Christmas is just around the corner, making this the perfect time to figure out how to play Santa Claus on…
23 ways to cut costs and save more every month
23 ways to cut costs and save more every month Money & Credit November 1, 2017
Share YOUR saving tips with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube! Ready to take control of your money in…
4 simple ways to start saving at a time when nobody else is
4 simple ways to start saving at a time when nobody else is Budgeting & Saving October 31, 2017
As memories of last decade's Great Recession fade away, Americans seem to have turned their backs on saving once again.…
Joe Nelson birthday trek
Trip of a lifetime: Get FREE food, gas and lodging the Joe Nelson way Budgeting & Saving October 17, 2017
In the world according to Joe Nelson, a birthday should be about a gift you give to the world —…
10 amazingly cheap Halloween costume ideas
10 amazingly cheap Halloween costume ideas Life October 13, 2017
Halloween can be expensive. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to spend a record $9.1 billion on…
From intimidating to empowering | How to change the way you think about budgeting
From intimidating to empowering | How to change the way you think about budgeting Money & Credit October 6, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
4 ways to budget with inconsistent income
4 ways to budget with inconsistent income Money & Credit October 6, 2017
I’m 30 years old and I’ve never had salary certainty. That is, I’ve never had a definite (or even approximate)…
7 ways to live within your means and not feel limited
7 ways to live within your means and not feel limited Money & Credit October 3, 2017
Have you ever been to a wedding (or conference or birthday party) when you’re on a diet? Not as much…
7 ways to turn saving money into a game
7 ways to turn saving money into a game Money & Credit September 29, 2017
Are you working to save money to get out of debt, to retire early or to take your dream vacation?…
Save $1,000 before Christmas with this 12-week money challenge
Save $1,000 before Christmas with this 12-week money challenge Budgeting & Saving September 21, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check…
How to find the best CD rates | Getting the best interest
How to find the best CD rates | Getting the best interest Money & Credit September 3, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
29 tactics for living alone without breaking the bank
29 tactics for living alone without breaking the bank Money & Credit August 18, 2017
Living with roommates is a great way to keep housing costs low. But what if you get sick of sharing…
Why hitting the lottery could leave you broke
Why hitting the lottery could leave you broke Money & Credit August 16, 2017
How could you possibly go broke after winning $400 million? It's a lot easier than you may think... With Wednesday’s…
How to minimize the damage of unpaid bills
How to minimize the damage of unpaid bills Money & Credit August 16, 2017
It can be very upsetting to see a late payment on your credit report, especially if it’s gone to a…
6 easy ways to save more money every month without pinching pennies
6 easy ways to save more money every month without pinching pennies Budgeting & Saving June 1, 2017
If saving money was easy, everyone would be doing it. Unfortunately, the excuses for not are easy to stack — what…
8 money lessons from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’
8 money lessons from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Budgeting & Saving May 15, 2017
As a personal finance writer, I believe that money lessons can be found just about anywhere. That’s how I’ve come…
5 ways to spring clean your finances
5 ways to spring clean your finances Money & Credit May 11, 2017
You know this is the time for spring cleaning — but do you wonder why? The origins of this tradition…
7 ways to save money on a low income
7 ways to save money on a low income Money & Credit April 13, 2017
Saving money when your income is in the six-digit range is easy, but how does one go about saving money…
$5 savings challenge: Follow this simple plan to save thousands of dollars
$5 savings challenge: Follow this simple plan to save thousands of dollars Budgeting & Saving April 3, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
17 easy ways to improve your finances this weekend
17 easy ways to improve your finances this weekend Money & Credit March 26, 2017
If you’ve ever spent your entire paycheck just hours after thedirect deposit hit your account, we have some tips and…
How the Fed rate hike will impact you and your wallet
How the Fed rate hike will impact you and your wallet Money & Credit March 18, 2017
The Federal Reserve’s move this week to raise akey interest rate signals one thing for consumers — brace yourself for…
How to save $500 before Christmas with the $5 a week savings challenge
How to save $500 before Christmas with the $5 a week savings challenge Money & Credit March 8, 2017
OK, so maybe you haven't done a great job saving money so far in 2017. It's never too late to…
5 of Clark Howard’s most extreme frugal hacks
5 of Clark Howard’s most extreme frugal hacks Money & Credit February 17, 2017
Nobody pinches a penny quite like consumer champ Clark Howard. Below are some of his most famous — or should…
4 money excuses you need to stop making
4 money excuses you need to stop making Money & Credit February 2, 2017
If saving more money is on your to-do list, but you just haven’t gotten around to it, it’s time to…
7 lessons from a woman who lives on $60 a week
7 lessons from a woman who lives on $60 a week Money & Credit January 28, 2017
If you want to get out of debt, and stay out of debt,you have to reevaluate your routine -- the…
Top 4 online budgeting tools to better manage your money
Top 4 online budgeting tools to better manage your money Money & Credit January 28, 2017
Most every personal finance expert will tell you that using a budget is a key component of making your money…
How one couple paid off $40K of debt in 24 months
How one couple paid off $40K of debt in 24 months Money & Credit January 26, 2017
Joyce Fondren first accepted that she was in serious financial trouble deep in the heart of the Great Recession. In…
How 6 small lifestyle changes saved a woman $1,200 a month
How 6 small lifestyle changes saved a woman $1,200 a month Money & Credit January 20, 2017
We've said it plenty of times before and we'll say it again -- little expenses cancost you a lot more…
The average family wastes $1,300 on this every year
The average family wastes $1,300 on this every year Money & Credit January 15, 2017
Credit card interest is one of the sneakiest expenses a consumer can face. It's lumped in with a standard bank…
19 states where workers began the New Year with a higher minimum wage
19 states where workers began the New Year with a higher minimum wage Money & Credit January 9, 2017
Can you support a family on the federal minimum wage? Voters in Arizona, Colorado and Maine think they know the…
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