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8 Ways Rising Interest Rates Can Help Your Wallet

Interest rates may be on the rise. Here's how you can take advantage.

The 5 Best Parenting Books

There are practically as many child-rearing books out there as there are children. Discover which ones are worthwhile.

25 Ways to Make Yourself Smarter — Today!

It may take years to master a subject or skill, but that doesn't mean you can't learn something new in a hurry. Read on to learn more about... learning more!

Best Money Tips: Tax Tips for Your 2010 Return

Today we found some awesome articles on tax tips for your 2010 return, personal finance tips to teach your kids, and ways to stay positive during your job hunt.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: Would You Ding Your Credit to Get Out of Debt?

Tell us if you would ding your credit to get out of debt and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $150 or one of two $25 Amazon Gift Cards!

7 Secrets to Scoring the Best Price When Buying on eBay

Who doesn't love finding a bargain on eBay? Strike even better deals on everything from clothes to computers with these simple shopping and bidding strategies.

How to Stop Hating Yourself About Money and Actually Make Positive Changes

You know you should be budgeting and saving, and that just makes you feel worse when you don't. Escape the shame cycle and control your money.

Chicken GUTS & Author GLORY: Tales From My Cheapskate Book Tour

For my latest TV appearance, I had to prepare a three course cheapskate menu using ony ingredients costing under $1 a pound and, as an added hook I promised to incorporate creat

Top 7 Mortgage Myths Debunked

Don't let these common misconceptions stop you from buying your dream home.

A Lot of People Don't Understand What an Investment Really Is. Do You?

An investment plan is more than numbers on a page. It's your strategy to live the life you want — on your terms.

A BBC Production America Hasn't Ripped Off Yet

The BBC are so selfless. They offer us Americans the addictively hapless crew at The Office, and never complain when we totally rip it off. [more]

14 Tasty, Frugal Eggplant Recipes

Whether you like it on its own or as a meat replacement, discover delicious recipes for these purple-skinned pieces of produce.

5 Foods That Help You Fight Fat

Eating more of anything seems like the wrong way to fight fat. But these five nutritious foods really do fight fat — and they're a lot tastier than a visit to the gym.

Child Abuse and the Recession

As the economy falters, so does the patience of some parents, leading them to act out their frustrations in the worst possible way. Here are some tips on how to avoid this loss of

Avoiding Aspirational Spending

We've all heard that you should dress for the job you want, not the one you have. But to be a smart shopper, buy for the life you have, not the life you want.

How to Save Money With Online Sample Sales

Online sample sales could be a great way to introduce your wardrobe to some fresh looks without the sticker shock typically associated with these looks. Learn how to save now!

How an Expensive Wardrobe Saves You Money

Sure, an expensive suit costs more upfront, but over time it pays its wearer back in dollars saved — and possibly in dollars earned.

11 Cool Uses for Popsicle Sticks

Don't toss those old popsicle sticks in the trash! Give 'em a quick rinse and upcycle them into something new and cool.

9 Ways to Actually Enjoy Leftover Pizza

Does anybody really enjoy cold, day old pizza? Take leftover pizza to the next level with some clever, simple, and delicious recipes.

Hacking your way to a better life

I love how the concept of hacking has changed so much over the past few years. I'm particularly taken with Hack Zine, a site the collects some of the best hacks on the web. [more]