Whether you’re trying to save money or be less wasteful in general, shopping at secondhand stores, garage sales, and flea markets is a good strategy.
It’s expensive to buy and own a car — the American Automobile Association (AAA) pegs the cost of owning a vehicle at a whopping $8,698 a year. But
When it comes to maximizing credit card rewards, many people choose to never pay an annual fee. That way, they never have to worry about
When you’re trying to live a frugal lifestyle and save money, it can seem counterintuitive to buy anything new. Yet, that’s exactly what many money-conscious
A few weeks ago, I listened to a podcast episode – I’m truly sorry, I don’t know which episode or even which podcast it was,
Do you ever wonder why you run out of money by the end of the month? Do you earn plenty but still live paycheck to
Shopping for electronics and appliances is quite an undertaking. For starters, they can be incredibly expensive. And with so many competing companies and similar models,
Recently, one of my friends was curtain shopping when she received some pretty crazy advice from a friendly store employee. “You should expect to spend
Over 190 million people in the United States use online shopping sites, and that number is expected to grow exponentially over the next decade. The total
Over the last several months, I’ve answered a big handful of “buy it for life” questions in the reader mailbag. Because the answers to those
Summer is almost upon us, and with it a barrage of social events, from backyard barbecues to weddings to, of course, graduation parties. And while you can bring
Finding high-quality items for affordable prices is a never-ending pursuit that can often fuel frustration. How do you know you’re getting the best price at
Mary wrote in with a brilliant question that I feel deserves a much longer answer than what fits into the weekly mailbag. Here’s Mary’s problem:
Recently, I came across a great article about ALDI in Forbes Magazine. For those unfamiliar, ALDI is a discount retailer in the eastern half of
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, gift cards continue to be one of the most popular presents to give and receive. According to a study by
I’ve always loved to shop. And I’ve always really loved to shop for anything wearable. Cowboy boots and maxi dresses. Cozy sweaters and dangly earrings.
Well, “ultimate” might be a bit of hyperbole, but I thought it would be useful to collect together all of the things I’ve learned about
Over the last several months, a number of questions for the reader mailbag have revolved around what exactly I buy for various common household purchases.