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5 Ways to Ease Into a Day Job After Freelancing

Going from the freelance life to a 9-to-5 doesn't need to be stressful. Here's how to ease right in.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations, you're out of the red! Now it's time to start making your money work hard for you, too.

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as the Kids Move Out

High-five, empty nester! Your chicks have successfully spread their wings. Now it's time to get your finances back on track.

6 Moves to Make Before Cutting Up Your Credit Card

Put the scissors down! If you haven't taken these critical credit card steps, don't cut up your plastic just yet.

18 Little Things That Make — and Keep — America Great

Contrary to a certain election 2016 tagline, America is already pretty great. Here's the proof.

9 Side Jobs for Athletic Types

Good news, athletes! You can get your fitness on while you make a little extra cash.

6 Smart Ways to Help Your Appliances Retain Their Value

Keeping household appliances spick, span, and humming like brand-new and they'll keep their worth for years to come.

9 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 This Summer

Pad your pockets with an extra grand this summer, all with the help of an easy side gig.

How to Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

Living the paycheck-to-paycheck life is stressful and miserable. But here's a way to escape!

The Frugal Guest's Guide to Surviving Wedding Season

Wedding season is the most costly season of all. Here's how to survive without breaking your budget.

7 Surprising Ways Summer Will Cost You

Just like the scorching temps will drain your energy, the summer season can also drain your budget. Here's some sunscreen for your wallet!

11 Smart Ways to Boost Your Gas Mileage

Spend more time on the open road and less standing at the pump. These easy fuel-saving hacks will keep more money in your pocket.

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Don't Ever Stop

It's Day Five of your debt repayment and you're on a roll, now. Keep up the great work and keep going after you've reached your goal!

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Pay It Off

Whether in a snowball or in an avalanche, it's time to freeze your debt for good. Try one of these strategies to get on track.

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Search and Destroy

It's Day Three of your plan to tackle debt reduction. Where can you trim the fat from your budget to find extra cash to direct toward debt?

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Add It Up

It's Day Two of your plan to tackle debt reduction. Time to ditch the excuses, break out the calculator, and make a game plan.

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Stop Waiting for Tomorrow

Debt sucks. It’s time to tackle it, today, before it turns into an even uglier monster. Get started reducing your debt by following this simple five-day plan.

8 Expenses You Should Never Cut

We all want to trim the fat from our budget. But these eight life necessities are worth every penny.

8 Things I Learned About Money After Getting Married

For better or worse, marriage means learning how to manage money with a partner.