Budgeting

A dollar here, a dollar there ... it all counts. Whether it's learning to drive economically, handling your bonds or building a strategy to be a millionaire, we've got information in our Budgeting channel.


Everybody wants to save money these days, but what can you cut when you've already gotten rid of most of your budget excess? It's pretty easy to pare down expenses even further with a little planning.

Often, people end up spending way more than they intended when it comes to decorating their homes. But great style doesn't have to expensive. It's all about simplifying.

So you want to save your family some green and still live "green"? We've got ten ideas that'll help you do just that.

With so many popular forms of entertainment being dependent upon electronic (read: pricey) components, what's a frugal family to do for fun?

Running a frugal household doesn't have to mean feeling deprived all of the time. We've got some fun tips to balance your budget.

A fruit tree, a vegetable garden or even a simple pot of herbs can yield tasty savings -- if you're willing to put in the work. How much can you save?

Redecorating your home's most functional room -- the bathroom -- doesn't have to break your budget. Here are five of our favorite low-cost fixes.

You love your furry friend, but chances are you don't love the costs that add up due to food, grooming -- and what the heck is pet insurance? Don't despair: Here are a few tips to help you keep your budget in check.

If your backyard is overflowing with green but your wallet isn't, fear not. We've got some budget-friendly landscaping tips that'll keep your back lawn and your bank account in great shape.

Fun escapes are most important during stressful times, but what's a cash-strapped family to do? We've got 10 ideas for inexpensive adventures.

Seeing the dentist can be painful, and we don't just mean in the mouth. How can you find good dental care that won't rot a hole in your salary?

Renovating an existing patio or building an entirely new one can cost a fortune. Or does it have to?

Is your kitchen décor looking pretty drab? Whatever spurs you to redecorate, you'll be glad to know that it doesn't have to cost a fortune. We've got 5 ideas that'll help you transform your kitchen for less!

Even if your decorating budget is tight, you can still make your bedroom space look lovely. We've got some inexpensive and fun ideas for you to try.

Sure, it's handy to know how to slim down family vacation expenses, but knowing where to sniff out deals is just as useful for the bottom line. These five family vacation deal-hunting tips will help you plot a budget-friendly path to your dream trip.

Juggling family duties is hard enough -- balancing a budget on top of everything might seem impossible. We've got some budgeting basics to help you out.

This piggy bank family is cute, but the truth is, it's hard to save money when you've got kids to clothe and feed. Fortunately, there are many tips and tricks out there that'll help you squeeze the most out of a family budget -- and even save money!

If your TV and Internet bills are more out of control than a prime-time drama's plotline, these 10 tips may make them less ridiculous(ly expensive).

Big family with big bills? We'll show you 10 ways you can save money, well, big time.

Everyone likes to save money, but there are always ways to save that you've overlooked. You'll be shocked at how much these no-brainer tips can save you.

You've cut the cable, don't have a landline and wear a sweater instead of turning up the heat. How else can you cut the bills at home? We'll show you.

Some stay-at-home moms might feel the need to cut back on luxuries to focus on the simpler things -- and we've got just the right advice for a good budget.

Your nest egg is precious, so you never want to be careless with it. Here are five ways you can invest your family savings and still sleep tight at night.

You'd love to entertain your kids by taking them to ball games or amusement parks, but those are real budget busters. Here are a few family activities that your kids and your wallet will love.

Being a parent is an expensive job; how do you keep your growing kids clothed and fed without starving your wallet? Fear not, super moms -- we've got ten tips that'll help you save dough (and your sanity).