Think of Frugality as a Method, Not a Lifestyle, to Avoid Wasting Your Time

Contrary to popular belief, frugality is not just about saving money. It’s about making the most of your resources, and that includes your time and effort. To make frugality work for you, think...

Research Shows Cosigners Often Lose Money, So Think Twice Before Signing

We all know cosigning on a loan is not a decision to be made lightly. When deciding, here’s something else you’ll want to consider: 38 percent of cosigners end up paying the debt...

Get Rich Slowly turns 10! Celebrating our first decade

This article is by J.D. Roth. My name is J.D. Roth. Ten years ago today, I started a little blog about money. This blog, in fact. When I started Get Rich Slowly,...

How to Deal With a Manipulative Coworker

At one of my first “real” jobs, I was on a project with a group of workers who were notoriously manipulative. I buddied up with someone who seemed easygoing, though. During a meeting,...

A Rule of Thumb to Estimate the Value of Your Travel Rewards Miles

Reward miles are a little misleading. They aren’t always based on how many miles you fly, and the rewards don’t actually equate to miles, either. There are tools to help you compare flight...

Loyal Customers Pay More for Cable, So Call and Haggle a Better Price

Customer loyalty usually doesn’t pay off. In fact, Consumerist found that loyal cable customers generally...

How’d You Do During April’s Money Challenge?

This month we challenged you to jumpstart your retirement savings. Now it’s time to check...

November’s Money Challenge: Sell Your Unwanted Stuff

We have just two months to go in our Ultimate Money Challenge. As we near the year’s end, we’re focused on holiday spending. This month, we challenge you to clean out your closets,...

The benefits of using credit cards wisely

This article is by GRS contributor William Cowie. Fire can be one of the most destructive forces on earth, and yet some say civilization began when we figured out how to harness its...

Why We Value Purchases More When We Pay With Cash

Credit is convenient, but paying with cash has a subtle impact on your mindset that you can use in your favor. A recent study found that paying with cash actually makes us value...

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