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Where to Find the Cheapest Shipping Rates

Whether you're shipping a care package to your kid or several orders for your small business, shipping can get expensive. Learn how to pay less.

Zen and the Art of Hiding Money

Saving money can require a change in both your outlook and your techniques. Here's how to get zen about money and force yourself to save.

Class Without Tons of Cash: Frugal Cocktail Party Ideas

Hosting a cocktail party can get expensive fast, especially if you want to throw a shindig with a lot of swank. Learn how you can be frugal AND elegant.

The Produce Worker's Guide to Choosing Fruits and Vegetables

Getting the most out of your fruits and vegetables starts at the store. Learn how to pick the freshest produce from someone who knows the tricks of the trade.

Life Without a Microwave

Life without a microwave might seem prehistoric, but it's easy. Learn how you can depend less on nuking your food and avoid another cumbersome kitchen appliance.

5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

No matter what kind of hair you have, you can keep it beautiful naturally with one of these five simple, natural homemade hair conditioners.

How to Win an Argument

Knowing how to argue is a valuable skill to have both professionally and personally. Here are the three things you need to know to make it happen.

7 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips From an Insider

You don't spend years working in professional kitchens without picking up a few time savers. Learn easy ways to speed up your cooking with some restaurant biz tips.

10 Great Wines Under 10 Dollars

Looking for a wine that won't cost a lot of money and still taste great? From red to white to sparkling, each of the awesome wines on this list is $10 or less.