From season tickets and tailgating expenses to premium cable packages and memorabilia, there are plenty of ways for sports fans to overspend and take on credit card debt as they support their favorite teams. is here to help you balance your frugal side with the sports fanatic so you can your pastimes without facing the debt problems that can come with too much discretionary spending for your budget to handle.

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Couple looking at bills

Why Even Bother with New Year’s Resolutions?

February 8, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This week: The Super Bowl blew up a boyfriend’s promise to pay off debt.

football and vacation time

If You Were a Real Falcons Fan, You’d Give This Up

February 7, 2017 | Joe Pye

Most Americans say they would trade these work benefits just to see their team claim the Super Bowl.

Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl

How Much Is Lady Gaga Getting Paid to Perform at the Super Bowl?

January 30, 2017 | Emily Bloch

The answer may surprise you…

Investing in fantasy football?

The Most Expensive Cities to Catch a Football Game

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.

Super Bowl Stats

Infographic: The Money of Super Bowl XLIX

January 29, 2015 | Jess Miller

Sure, you just watch it for the commercials. But the Super Bowl has some pretty fascinating money stats, too.

Crazy fans

Tell us your craziest football-related purchase and win $50

September 2, 2014 | Jess Miller

With football season almost upon us, what’s the craziest fan purchase you’ve ever made?

Futbol $50: Shout out your World Cup GOOOOOOAAALL!

June 24, 2014 | Stefanie Hochstadter

Win $50 for shouting one word on a YouTube video.