Thrift Life

Creating a Holiday Budget and Sticking to It

There are two things that make all the difference in the world during the holidays and into the New Year. 1) Making a budget and 2) Sticking to it.

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The Best Bargains at the After-Thanksgiving Clearance Sales

After a holiday can be prime-time for bargain hunters. If you are seeking post-Thanksgiving deals, here’s what to look for on the clearance aisles.

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How to Have a Thrifty Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is wonderful, but nobody is grateful for the price tag. Don’t spend a month’s grocery budget on just one meal – check out our tips for an affordable feast.

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Festive Fall Decorating on a Dime

Make your home warm, cozy, and inviting without spending a fortune. If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, you’ll want to show off your harvest-season best.

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Keeping Your Frugal Mojo in a Spendy World

Occasionally, the motivation to keep things cheap is about zero. Do you ever lose your frugal mojo? These tips will help you stay motivated.

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Here’s How I Afford to Travel Full Time (Without Winning the Lottery)

Here’s how I manage to travel the world full-time without hitting the lottery or inheriting a fortune from a long lost relative.

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How to Get Rid of Head Lice With NO Chemical Treatments

To get rid of head lice, you don’t need expensive, toxic chemicals.  There is a far simpler method called wet-combing that is incredibly effective.

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Open Enrollment Health Insurance: 4 Options That May Be More Affordable Than Your Employer’s Plan

Employer-provided health plans have outrageous premiums, deductibles, and out-of-pocket maximums, and we often receive little benefit in return. These 4 options may be more affordable than your employer’s plan.

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7 Lies People With Money Problems Tell Themselves

Sometimes money problems can linger because people believe certain fallacies to be true. Here are 7 lies that perpetually broke people tell themselves about money.

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What to Buy at the Dollar Store (And What You Should Splurge On)

What at the dollar store is actually a good deal and what should we spend a little bit more on? Here are two handy lists for reference.

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