Best Money Tips: Productivity Hacks Backed by Science

Today we found some great articles on productivity hacks backed by science, simple tricks to revive everyday items, and tips for last-minute holiday shopping.

Best Deals for Monday 12/22

20% off Kitchen Appliances at Best Buy, Spend $1 at Peet's Coffee & Tea get a $5 gift card, Sony PlayStation 4 500GB Console for $280, and more!

4 Pet Expenses That Aren't Worth It

Our pets bring us lots of love — and lots of expense, some of it wasteful. Get a handle on your budget by eliminating these unnecessary pet costs.

14 Cool Things You Can Make With an Ice Cube Tray

From candles to coffee cubes, your ice cube tray can do a lot more for you besides conveniently make ice.

What the New Credit Card Formula Means for Your Wallet

FICO has a new formula for determining credit scores, and it should help borrowers. Find out how it might help you, too.

Successful New Year's Resolutions Have This One Thing in Common — Does Yours?

There's no trick to keeping a New Year's resolution and there's nothing complicated about it, either. Learn what it takes to make yours stick.

Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Buy Until After Christmas

Today we found some great articles on things you shouldn’t buy until after Christmas, ways to avoid overeating during the holidays, and things you need to stop doing when you work.

Best Deals for Friday 12/19

Home Depot Overstock Sale: Up to 60% off, Men’s Apparel and Shoes at Nordstrom: Up to 65% off, Office Depot and OfficeMax Flash Sale: Up to 50% off, and more!

How to Buy the Best Mattress for the Least Money

Buying a mattress seems like it should be easy, but from foam density to negotiating ploys, there's a lot that goes into a good night's rest.

4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

There's nothing wrong with making New Year's money resolutions — the fresh start effect can jump start good habits. Just don't make any of these.

How One Inspiring Couple Paid Off $48,000 in 2.5 Years

The true story of one motivated couple who stopped spending separately, got on the same financial page, and dug themselves out of debt, one bill at a time.

6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

Lots of little annoyances can add up to serious stress. Cut out those small sources of stress to fret less and enjoy life more.

7 Things the Craziest Christmas Fanatics Do

It's easy to get caught up in the spirit of the season. Too easy, in fact, for these holiday celebrants who take holiday excess to excess.

5 Ways to Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the Holidays

Target, Home Depot and JC Penney are just a few of the stores that lost your credit card info. Learn how to protect yourself from future breaches today.

Best Money Tips: How to Eat Organic on the Cheap

Today we found some great articles on how to eat organic on the cheap, clever ways to save money and time on holiday travel, and money lies that are holding you back.

Best Deals for Thursday 12/18/14

eBay Last Minute Gifts Sale: Up to 93% off, JCPenney Holiday Huge Sale: Up to 80% off, Maidenform Women's Bras at Hanes for only $5, and more!

10 Things in Your Pantry That Don't Last as Long as You Think

Flour, sugar, canned ham and other pantry items don't actually last forever. Keep your eye on these pantry staples and catch them before they go off.

Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

Too often pop superstardom comes with superstar profligacy. Not so for these five frugal musicians whose smart money habits offer lessons for the rest of us.

10 Financial Moves You Can Make During Your Commute

Your commute may seem like a waste of time, but it may actually be the best time to optimize your finances — even if you're behind the wheel.

5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

Our parents teach us so much about how to live — for better or worse. If crowds aren't your thing, identify the signs and overcome your upbringing.