5 Ways to Save Money on College Food

We already know that college is expensive. From textbooks to tuition--it all adds up. So anyway to save a few bucks is beneficial to a college student. The easiest--and maybe even healthiest--way to do so is with food. Feeding yourself on a college budget can be tricky, but with these simple tips, you can save money on college food and be on your way to both a healthier body and wallet. Try Read more ...

Summer 2014 Travel Tip Round-Up

Summer is almost here and that means many of us have vacation on our minds. If you haven’t booked your summer travel, now’s the time to do it. We thought we would help you out by going through our archives and finding our top ten tips for airfare, hotels, road-trips and cruises. After all, saving a little money will make your next trip all the more enjoyable. Here is our summer 2014 travel Read more ...

Creative Cash Gifts for Grads

Before you start writing checks for all those “Congratulations, Graduate” cards this year, consider something a little more creative. While it’s true that cash is the number one gift of choice for graduates, you could have some fun passing the buck(s) on to your favorite students with these creative cash gifts for grads ideas. First, don’t think that giving cash has to be in the form Read more ...

How to Get the Most Out of $500

So you just won $500! Your first thought might be a shopping spree or a weekend get-away. But hold on, there are ways to stretch that $500 which can really pay off in the long run. Save it for retirement: If you can wait a couple of decades to spend that $500, then it may be worth much more! If you put $500 into a Roth IRA account at age 30, then by the time you retire at age 65, it could reach Read more ...

Donate to a Worthy Cause by Spring Cleaning Your Closet

Spring cleaning your closet can be a Herculean task. Not only is it a big job to take on, but it’s hard to part with sentimental favorites (even if you haven’t worn them in five years). And even if you work from home now, all those suits you spent a fortune on are difficult to just give away. What if cleaning out your closet could not only de-clutter your living space, but help those in Read more ...

Hallmark Home & Family: 6 Ways to Make Your Credit Card Work for You

Many of us associate credit cards with negative things like big debt and high interest charges. But if you have control over your spending, then credit cards can actually work to your advantage. Our Coupons.com money-saving expert, Jeanette Pavini, went on Hallmark’s Home & Family show this week to talk about how you can use your credit card to save money, make money, and enjoy a few perks along Read more ...

9 Ways to Save on Amazon That You Didn’t Know Existed

Amazon has come to my rescue many times. For that last-minute gift or a book I can’t seem to find, Amazon has become my go-to site. And Amazon Prime has saved our family a lot of money! For me, the free two-day shipping is well worth the annual $99 membership fee. But what I’ve discovered is, Prime is just the beginning. Here are 9 awesomely creative ways to save on Amazon that you didn't know Read more ...

Big Hair on a Not-So-Big Budget

Whether you’re looking to add a little poof to your everyday pony or want a huge up-do for prom season, all the tools and products you need to get Texas-sized hair are just a click away. Inject some oomph into freshly washed hair with a volumizing mousse. Two to three root-to-tip applications of VO5 Salon Series™ Perfect Hold Styling Mousse ($4, get a $1-off coupon now) to damp, towel-dried Read more ...