Top 10 Money-Saving Articles of 2019

Food

Stop Wasting Food and Save Money

The average family of four wastes $1,800 of food a year. Save money with these tips.

Car Maintenance

Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Car? How to Decide

There’s nothing like a car that’s already paid for. But is it worth putting in more money for an expensive repair? Here’s how to decide.

Home Improvements

6 Home-Improvement Projects That Virtually Pay for Themselves

Six home-improvement projects that return 70% to 100% of the cost, and four that return barely more than half their price.

Transportation

Surprising Truths About Airfare Savings

When researchers dug through global airline ticket price data, they discovered that the conventional wisdom about savings often was wrong.

Shopping

Companies are Getting Sneakier with Shrinking Product Sizes

Although the downsizing of products is not new, it has become trickier.

Home

Moving a Household Can Be a Disaster—How to Avoid Big Blunders

A lot can go wrong when you pack up everything you own and move it to a new home. Here are common mistakes and how to avoid them.

Travel

Do You Deserve a Travel Refund?

When customers request refunds, travel companies often balk. Here’s how to get what you deserve.

Tax Planning

Shocked by Your Latest Tax Bill? Here’s What to Do Now

Recent changes in the tax law shocked many taxpayers. How to lessen the shock—and tax bite—next time.

Health Insurance

Fight Your Medical Bills—and Win!

If you’ve been hit with a huge medical bill, don’t give up. Here’s how four groups of people fought health insurance denials and won.

Financial Planning

Don’t Let Faulty Beliefs About Money Ruin Your Financial Life

The inaccurate beliefs and harmful attitudes from childhood about how we should deal with money can be unlearned. Here’s how.