The average per-person cost for prescription drugs in the U.S. is much higher than in other countries. But you don’t have to skip filling prescriptions, take over-the-counter drugs instead, skip doses, or cut pills in half. These tips are better ways to get your medicine for less.
In 2019, Americans spent $3.2 billion on Halloween costumes, often paying an average of $40 each. If you’ve got an entire family to buy for, that’s over $100. If the cost of costumes at the average retail store is beyond your budget, it’s time to look for ways to slash the expense.
The percentage of public schools that require uniforms is on the rise. They provide many benefits for kids and schools, but uniforms have one big downside for parents: the cost. If your kids wear a uniform to school, these tips can save you lots of money from now until they graduate.
We all know it: College is expensive, and the cost of tuition keeps going up. According to the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing...
It's no secret that playing the lottery involves exceptionally long odds, at least when the jackpot is big enough to change the winner's life. It’s not a path to easy riches or even basic financial security. And if that’s the case, should you play the lottery at all?
If someone asked you what “rich” means to you, what’s the first thing that would come to mind? Some would say a career that...
Our grandparents managed to survive and thrive without most of the conveniences and "necessities" we rely on today. And while they’re often advantageous, there are some you might be happier living without — especially since doing so can also save you a great deal of money throughout the year.
The "invisible rich" don’t look rich. They drive used cars, live in modest homes, and avoid showy splurges. These real millionaires have plenty of money, but they don't splash it around — which is one reason they have so much. Here’s how you can join them.
Getting married is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially when issues arise around money. If you’re newly married or about to settle down with your significant other, there are ways to manage your money together that can spare your relationship a lot of distress. Read on for our best tips.
Book lovers, rejoice! Whether you prefer paperbacks, e-books, or audiobooks, there are plenty of places to find cheap and — better still — free reading material. Here are some great resources for the bookworm on a budget.
How much are you spending on groceries each month? No matter how much it is, there are ways to trim your household’s food costs. Cutting your grocery bill can seem challenging at first, but with a plan and a few changes to how, when, and where you shop, it is doable.
Penny-pinchers and green thumbs alike often tout gardening as a way to save on groceries. Yet it’s equally possible to spend a small fortune...