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Lessons in Frugality From "The Walking Dead"

From budgeting to moderation, AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead" can teach us about frugality (while it also teaches us to never enter a cellar alone).

5 Reasons to Travel Off the Beaten Path

Want to travel without the hassle and the expense? Explore the road less traveled for privacy, peace of mind, and cheap fun.

23 Easy and Scrumptious Microwaveable Desserts

Your microwave can do a lot more than thaw a frozen cheesecake. Learn how to create 20+ delicious desserts from scratch — and fast.

9 Amazing DIY Lamps You Want in Your House

If you can't find an affordable lamp that's perfect for your space, make one! These nine easy lamp projects can get you started.

Best Money Tips: Get an Inexpensive Workout

Today we found some great articles on inexpensive ways to get a workout, how to have a successful garage sale, and how to buy more house for less money.

What Easter Island Can Teach Us About Money

What do the iconic stone statues and barren landscape of Easter Island have to do with modern financial planning? As it turns out, quite a lot.

Free Databases and Manuals at Public Libraries

Your library's online portal is filled with valuable resources that could save time and money. Free car repair manuals, do-it-yourself roof repair guides and language lessons are a

9 Fun and Easy Ways to Add Years to Your Life

Improving your health and overall quality of life is a lot easier than most people think. Stick to some simple rules, and you'll feel better, longer.

The Best Time of the Day to Do Everything

Are you a morning person or a night person? It might not matter. Discover how science says you should structure your day for the best results.

Get It in Writing: A Quick Guide to Agreements and Contracts

Get any deal you make in writing — and make sure you understand what the contract actually means.

Best Money Tips: Tax Deductions for Employees Who Work From Home

Today we found some great articles on tax deductions for employees who work from home, creating a spending plan, and what matters in matters of love and finance.

Essential Services for the Road

In order to run your business from the road, you probably still need a phone number, internet access, and a mailing address. Here are a few strategies for maintaining them in a

How to Move From Being Busy to Actually Getting Things Done

Being busy feels good — but it's not the same as being productive. Here's how to slow the pace and still get more done.

Best Money Tips: Better Your Brain

Today we found some great articles on how to better your brain, save money on your Super Bowl party, and getting the most out of your workout.

9 Satisfying Stir-Fries in 20 Minutes or Less

The wok is a one-pot wonder — toss in the ingredients, stir, and in minutes you have a delicious dish. Try these recipes for a quick weeknight dinner.

Going All-In: What Texas Hold 'Em Can Teach You About Investing

Poker's not just about gambling anymore! Interested in investing? Have a lot of poker know-how but not much in the world of finances? Need an excuse to play some more? Read on for

8 Simple Ways to De-Stink Your Stuff

Phew! What's that smell? Whatever it is, eliminate it with one of these simple de-stinkers made with stuff you probably already have on hand.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Vegetable Garden?

Tell us whether you have a vegetable garden and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

Common Currency: A Primer

These postings will pertain to the economy of life, which is all about personal alternatives that shape our financial world.