FOOD

FOOD

Where to Buy Beer and Other Booze for Cheap

We went on a mission to find the lowest prices on champagne, vodka, liqueur, and beer. Here's what we learned.
Jana Kasperkevic
10 hours ago
Free

Eating Organic Is Affordable at This Pay-What-You-Can Grocery Store

It's part of a movement to fight hunger, food waste and spare the environment.
Anne Gaviola
12.5.18
money brain

Don't Buy This: Make Your Own Face Mask for $3 or Less

You can make a face mask or scrub with as few as two ingredients for a fraction of the price of store-bought products. Here are six recipes you can whip up at home on the cheap.
Kelley MacDonald
11.29.18
spending

How to Survive the Holidays Without Going Broke

Create a simple holiday budget that you will actually want to stick to—one that even leaves room for an eggnog latte or two.
She Picks Up Pennies
11.27.18
money brain

Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor

Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
Talia Jane
11.8.18
travel

I Conquered My Debt to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

I felt more in the four months I was on the trail than I had in the 20-plus years that came before then. But to realize my dream, it took an education in frugality to claw me out of financial ruin.
Ayesha Cording
11.6.18
spending

Don't Buy This: Pre-Chopped Fruits and Vegetables Are a Big Waste of Money

Don’t let your chronic laziness get the best of you. Simply taking the time to chop food yourself can save $100 a month (or more).
Jubilee Baez
10.29.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Refund Nearly Every Regrettable Purchase You Ever Make

Here’s what you need to know about returning anything from fake Yeezys to a plane ticket you just paid for—no matter what.
Gina Ragusa
10.22.18
money brain

People Told Us the Hilariously Cheap Things They Do to Save Money

From rinsing out used paper towels to dumpster diving for a new couch, here are the sometimes embarrassing—and always clever—ways we avoid spending even a penny more than absolutely necessary.
Jubilee Baez
10.2.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Make a Food Budget in College

Between studying and partying, it’s easy to forget to set money aside for food. Unless you wanna eat ramen and pizza rolls for the next four years, now’s a perfect time to learn how to budget.
Jubilee Baez
9.17.18
spending

Grocery Store or Restaurant? A Simple Rule of Thumb for Buying Your Next Meal

My biggest money weakness is impulse buying prepared food and drinks. Here’s a neat idea for cutting down on these unplanned expenses without cutting out the fun.
Anita Hamilton
8.28.18
spending

Don’t Buy This: Bogus Food Expiration Dates Make You Waste Food

Throwing away food because of a sell by date is wasteful and expensive.
Gina Ragusa
8.20.18
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