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9 Ways Americans Are Spending Differently (but Not Less)

After several years of decline, Americans are spending more again, but in different ways. For the frugal-minded, it's a reminder that thrift is an endurance race, not a sprint.

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How to Effectively Complain to Get What You Want

Effective complaints make everybody happy — including you. Learn the right way to complain and get what you want.

Best Money Tips: Free Things to Do in the Summer

Today we found some great articles on free things to do in the summer, getting free medication prescriptions, and budgeting when having a baby.

3 Reasons Why You're Still in Debt

Avoiding — and climbing out of — debt is pretty simple. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Learn why you're still in debt — and how to get out of it.

Your House Is a Hobby, Not an Investment

Never think of a house as an investment. Instead, think of it for what it really is — a time and money hole that can be fun to own.

Best Money Tips: Improve Your Chances of Getting a Job

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to improve your chances of getting a job, investments for people in their 20s, and tips for taxpayer newbies.

12 Things You Need to Stop Doing Today to Be a Better Friend

What do we value most in life? Family and friends. Keep and strengthen those precious bonds by avoiding these common relationship-busters.

How to Have More Eureka! Shower Moments

Science has figured out why showers make us creative ("a-ha!"), and you can use this insight to create lots more "Eureka!" moments, too.

The Only 16 Pieces a Man Needs in His Wardrobe

You don't need a lot of clothes to stock a man's wardrobe properly — just these timeless and versatile pieces.

Want to Have Fun? Give Yourself a Deadline

You've read all sorts of tips and advice about setting goals and reaching them. Turns out they work pretty good for having fun, too.

The Parable of The Flat-Screen TV

A carefully considered purchase is a wise purchase. On the other end of the spectrum? Meet Dan and his not-so-new flat-screen TV.

Best Money Tips: Spend Less This Holiday Season

Today we found some great articles on spending less this holiday season, how to save money fast, and tips for overseas travel.

Best Money Tips: Ways Travel Can Help You Get a Job

Today we found some awesome articles on ways travel can help you get a job, 80-20ing your finances, and bundling insurance policies.

10 Wines That Taste Pricier Than They Are

In the world of wine, more expensive doesn't necessarily mean better. Here are 10 delicious, affordable bottles to watch for.

Getting Your Travel Rewards on the Ground

You've wrung every mile out of your frequent flyer program. Now wring every cent out of your other rewards programs for your hotel, rental car, and more.

Passive Income for Every Entrepreneur

Passive income is maximizing your income with a minimal amount of effort by yourself or your employees. Here are five ways passive income can be incorporated into your business.

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Entering the contest is easy. Just drop by our frugal living forum and answer the question: Are you cutting back on spending?

Getting the Most Out of Daily Deal Sites

Groupon and other daily deal sites can seem enticing, but if you're not careful, they can cost a lot more than you expect. Learn how to use them wisely.

Best Money Tips: Keep Making Income While Idle

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make income while idle, saving $25 next week, and things every college freshman needs.