Archive for: Spending Less

How To Save Serious Money On Gas This Summer With Loyalty Cards, More

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Gas prices in the United States are creeping higher, but you can stave off at least some of the pain at the pump with new gas station loyalty cards and other fuel rewards programs.

What To Buy — And What Not To Buy — At The Dollar Store

What to always buy at the dollar store.

Despite the name, not everything is cheaper at your local dollar store. Shop dollar stores smarter by learning to discern the deals from the duds.

Money Manners: How Much To Tip For Food Delivery

How much do you tip for food delivery?

A miserly reader asks: “Do I even need to tip 10 percent to someone who isn’t actually taking my order, saying hello, and all of the other stuff waiters do?”

Funny Money: 4 Tightwad Tips For Going On Road Trips Without Getting Taken For A Ride

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Hit the road this summer with whatever spare change you have in your pocket. How to criss-cross the country without sabotaging your savings.

Quick Look: Savvy Spreadsheets, An Easy Way To Budget With Excel

Savvy Spreadsheets is an easy, affordable way to start budgeting with Excel.

Use Microsoft Excel to manage your monthly budget with the easy templates from Savvy Spreadsheets. No Excel knowledge required.

Unbelievable Technologies That Will Change The Way You Shop Forever

5 unbelievable technologies that will change the way you shop forever

Bright minds are hard at work finding ways to get you more stuff, faster. These digital technologies will make shopping easier than it probably should be.

This Website Could Save You Thousands On Health Care

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A doctor’s office is perhaps the only place you purchase services without any idea what they cost. One groundbreaking website is changing that.

Funny Money: 5 Things You Can Say To Customer Service Reps To Get Your Way

How to deal with customer service agents.

Learn the 5 key phrases to use with customer service reps to get what you want, fast.

A Travel Hacker’s Secrets Revealed: How You Can Travel The World In Style For Next To Nothing

How to travel the world on any budget.

The tales of travel hackers buying $10,000 international first-class tickets with reward points are real. Here, a pro reveals his secrets to earning the miles without being a big spender.

Money Manners: Should You Pick Up The Tab For Unemployed Friends And Family?

Paying for unemployed friends or family is nice, but where do you draw the line?

Paying for lunch for an unemployed friend or sibling is nice, but where do you draw the line? Experts say it depends on the relationship and the situation.