Credit Debt Freedom


Learn how to avoid common mistakes when dealing with your credit cards.

Build an Emergency Fund

Downsized Laura and Todd Bruce

So how do you put aside money for a rainy day when life feels like a steady downpour? Here are 4 steps to follow.

Turn Trash into Treasure


Looking for ways to make a little extra cash? Find out how now.

Great Vacation on a Budget


Laura Bruce and travel experts help you get your dream vacation for less.

Cool Dorm Digs on a Budget


Get inspired! Try these 10 ideas to create the coolest and chicest pad on campus.

Rental Makeover Tips


Try these 10 winning ideas to give your old rental a makeover for cheap.

Cheap Explorations


Learn how you can get the whole family involved in finding fun (and cheap!) places to visit.

Find Free Family Fun


8 tips for finding free kid-sized fun in your neighborhood that won’t break the bank.

You Asked, They Answered


Learn how to make Laura’s non-toxic cleaning kit, Todd’s iced coffee and more!

Cocktail Party on a Budget

Holiday Cocktail Party on a Budget

Get tips on how to throw a fabulous party without breaking the bank.

10 Ways to Shop Smarter

women shopping for clothes

From the supermarket to your Saturday night wardrobe, it’s simple to shop and save.

Saving vs. Splurging

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Check out our list of what’s in and what’s out when it comes to smart spending.

Dating After Divorce


How do you get back in the dating game? Whether you’re divorced, separated, single or somewhere in between, here are 10 pieces of advice that work for almost everyone.

Protect Your Marriage


Don’t let money ruin your relationship! Get 10 tips from psychologist and former financial adviser Cristy Lopez — who’ll be featured on episodes of Downsized.

Stretching $20


Is it possible to get by on less than $20 for two days? Go ahead, test it out! Here are some tips on how to rise to (and even beat) the challenge.

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