A Budget Traveler's Guide to Tokyo

A Budget Traveler's Guide to Tokyo

I recently returned from a quick trip to Tokyo, Japan's capital city. Tokyo can get expensive for tourists, so as a traveler who loves to save money abroad, here are a few thrifty tips from my recent visit. 

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Celebrate (or Procrastinate) Tax Day with Free Food and a Massage

Celebrate (or Procrastinate) Tax Day with Free Food and a Massage

Stating the obvious here: Taxes kind of suck. But if you’re going to procrastinate and stress eat your way through your last minute tax prep, we found 14 restaurants that have got you covered.

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14 Cheap & Underrated Places to Buy a Prom Dress Online

14 Cheap & Underrated Places to Buy a Prom Dress Online

If you're a teenager or the parent of a teenager, you're well aware that it's prom season.

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3 Easy Steps to Getting the Best Deal on Running Shoes

3 Easy Steps to Getting the Best Deal on Running Shoes

With Spring comes running season, and many would-be runners will be looking for a new pair of running shoes. And let's face it, the good ones aren't exactly cheap! Whether you're a hardcore marathoner or just heading our for a leisurely jog around your neighborhood, getting the best deal on running shoes isn't just about saving money - it's also about finding the right pair for you. 

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Top 5 Credit Card Signup Bonuses (Updated Regularly)

Top 5 Credit Card Signup Bonuses (Updated Regularly)

Here is a current list of our top five favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of of these to be “highly recommended.” If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, much less many at the same time. Dip your toe in the water. It is worth it. 

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Grab a Free Cone at Ben & Jerry's Today!

Grab a Free Cone at Ben & Jerry's Today!

Ice cream lovers rejoice. Today, April 12, is free cone day at Ben & Jerry's, which means you can slurp down a cone of your favorite Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor for free!

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10 Free Perks Everyone Can Get with a Library Card

10 Free Perks Everyone Can Get with a Library Card

Everyone loves free stuff. Plaster the word free on any sign, email, or simply say it in a sentence and you can get anyone's attention. So why not sign up for a free library card? There are no hidden fees, and it gives everyone, from babies to the elderly, free access to everything the library has to offer.

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Spend Less, Have More Fun: 4 Ways to Save in Puerto Rico

Spend Less, Have More Fun: 4 Ways to Save in Puerto Rico

I'm going to be completely honest here: I went to Puerto Rico during spring break last year, but the trip was definitely not an exercise in frugality.

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5 DIY Projects That Don't Save You Money

5 DIY Projects That Don't Save You Money

DIY can be a fun way to add a personal touch to your life and save money in the process, but before you drop everything to bust out a Pinterest-perfect project, take a moment to consider your options. 

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Quiz: What Kind of Shopper Are You?

Quiz: What Kind of Shopper Are You?

Are you an impulse buyer or do you take your time browsing? Find out what kind of online shopper you are. Take our quick quiz and then share your results in the comments!

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