According to BLS statistics, roughly five cents of every dollar you earn goes to keeping you and your family entertained throughout the month. It may not be the biggest expense in your budget, but overspending on entertainment can easily throw your finances out of whack and cut cash flow you need for savings. Here’s what you need to do to maintain control.
November 21, 2017 | Deb Hipp
Hint: Only the last one involves books.
October 30, 2017 | Thomas Chiles
They are here to stay and keep you spending — whether you like it or not.
August 1, 2017 | Kerri Covington
How these celebs handled their money during the month of July
August 1, 2017 | Ryan Lynch
From coffee to happy hours, Millennials can’t resist dropping the cash.
July 25, 2017 | Zina Kumok
A rundown of some of the most frugal TV and movie characters who know when to put their wallet down
July 24, 2017 | Zina Kumok
A look at characters that can’t seem to stop emptying their wallets, and as a result, suffer the consequences
June 23, 2017 | Gregory Cox
Study shows the typical marijuana smoker works full-time and is educated. 15 percent make over $100,000
June 22, 2017 | Gregory Cox
And spending less time on vacation away from work
June 22, 2017 | Lance Dollar
The Pirates of the Caribbean star is just as reckless in real life
June 19, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Some pro musicians are doing wedding tours between release tours. But at $7,000 a song, you have better options.
June 7, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
His collection of action figures, games and comics defined him, but he transformed.
May 29, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Pay up, get quirky mystery goods on a regular basis. We break down the value of some popular services.
May 22, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Turns out, the millionaire knows a thing or two about saving.
May 15, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Festival season doesn’t have to leave you broke
May 8, 2017 | Emily Bloch
A new deal with Universal Music Group could force millions to shell out $10 a month — here’s why it’s worth it.
April 25, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Amazon Prime has turned into a must-have for homes with teens in them. If you’ve got kids, it’s likely you’ll have Amazon Prime.
April 24, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Last year, streaming made most of the music industry’s revenue. Here’s how it affects you.
April 3, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Because let’s face it — those aren’t relevant anymore
March 27, 2017 | Emily Bloch
How fast could a hip hop artist spend down half a million dollars? If it’s up to us… pretty quickly.
March 20, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Her gym bag costs more than a MacBook, so we could see her spending this much…
March 17, 2017 | Joe Pye
Almost half of cable subscribers feel it isn’t worth the money.
March 16, 2017 | Make Change
…consider the hell of trying to cancel it
March 13, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Our recipe breaks down the pop star’s long list of friends to see whose net worths compare
March 6, 2017 | Emily Bloch
The ultimate meme band is set to release its ninth studio album on BMG records.
February 27, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Eric Church gets the final laugh at re-sellers by canceling their tickets and putting them back on sale.
February 17, 2017 | Joe Pye
The majority of couples around the world are watching ahead of each other.
February 13, 2017 | Emily Bloch
He won multiple awards without a record contract — or even a CD. Here’s how he did it.
February 7, 2017 | Joe Pye
Most Americans say they would trade these work benefits just to see their team claim the Super Bowl.
January 30, 2017 | Emily Bloch
The answer may surprise you…
November 23, 2016 | Michelle Bryan
It saves you money and frankly you’ve got important things to do.
November 16, 2016 | Dori Zinn
As Netflix prepares to release more Gilmore Girls, we take a look back at the sometimes hard-to-believe spending in the original show.
September 7, 2016 | Dori Zinn
How much does it cost you to see your NFL home team take the field? Not all football stadiums are created equal.
September 6, 2016 | Carissa Giard
Can’t shell out $400 for Coachella tickets? Check out our list of 25 festivals around America that you can attend for way less —just spend the rest on beer, food and merch. Project Pabst Where: Portland, OR When: August 26-28 How much: $90 Headliners: Duran Duran, Tame Impala, Ice Cube, Ween Where: Atlanta, GA When: […]
July 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The latest craze in mobile gaming can teach as much as it entertains.
July 14, 2016 | Jonathan Weitzenfeld
Our office is going crazy for Pokemon Go too! We can’t believe all the stuff that’s happening in the news!
July 14, 2016 | Stefanie Hochstadter
Nintendo stock jumped 25% in Tokyo on Monday due to the launch of the app last week, and the game is absolutely on fire. Does it have any appeal to you, and do you think it’s safe? Please share your opinion in the comments below.
June 23, 2016 | Michelle Bryan
Which Pretty Little Liar handles money like you do?
May 17, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Finally, a catchy song about student loan debt.
January 13, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know how to shut up her boyfriend about her lottery habit. Howard sees a bigger problem.
January 29, 2015 | Jess Miller
Sure, you just watch it for the commercials. But the Super Bowl has some pretty fascinating money stats, too.
December 8, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Here’s how to spend just the right amount — and make sure no one does anything stupid.
December 3, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A husband and wife fight over how to spend their money to make money.
November 6, 2014 | Jessica Williams
Free prizes for kids and a free kitchen for adults? Even Disney veterans don’t know about some of these hidden freebies.
September 25, 2014 | Jess Miller
You know these names — but we bet you didn’t know about their debts.
September 11, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Polls from this week with results that just don’t add up.
August 28, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Here are some ideas to cool off at work without getting in trouble — and how to make up for that lost productivity later.
August 12, 2014 | Emily Bloch
Find your dream Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toy and we just might buy it for you.
August 1, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Will the term “student loan crisis” become a presidential campaign issue in 2016?
July 25, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Why your excuses for not starting a business suck, how to save at Disney, and who has the best food trucks.
July 10, 2014 | Meghan Stewart
There’s a certain art to getting good art without taking on bad debt.