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5 More Fun Money-Making Ideas!

With a little creativity, these hobbies can be parlayed into part-time gigs.

How to Spot Counterfeit Money

Have you ever gotten a bill where something seemed a little off? Ever wished you could quickly check to see if it was good? Well, here's how.

The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price

Nuts are healthy, make easy snacks, and pack a lot of protein. But not all nuts are created equal. Discover the best nuts in terms of cost and health benefits.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.

Money Metaphors (You wouldn't punch a kitten, would you?)

Equating my money, emotionally, with something that I find dear and worthy of protection, may force me to treat my money with the respect it deserves.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

18 Cheap and Attractive Ideas for Bookshelves

Reading means books, and books mean a storage problem. Keep your favorites close with one of these affordable, nice-looking book storage solutions.

6 Options if You're Underwater on Your Mortgage

Here are six options for people who are underwater on their mortgages.

What's Faster for Mortgage Payoff: $100/Month Extra or 1 Payment/Year Extra?

Is it better to pay $100 per month extra on your mortgage or make an extra payment at the end of each year? It depends on your loan balance and interest rate.

How to Clean Silver Naturally

If you have heirloom silverware or silver jewelry that needs a good polish, learn how to clean it without resorting to harsh chemicals.

Create a Business Plan by Answering 4 Simple Questions

There are a lot of would be entrepreneurs out there with a great idea, but are afflicted with Business Plan Paralysis. Instead of shipping product, they're "working" o

DIY Mortgage Acceleration

Do-it-yourselfers who are weary of yet another trip to the home improvement store may like this DIY project. It has the possibilities of increasing home equity just as quickly as a bath remodel or new deck. [more]

Ask the Readers: What Is Your New Year's Resolution?

Share your 2011 New Year's resolutions with us for chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!

Eight Natural Ways to Make Water More Flavorful

The main reason that people don't drink water is that it is tasteless and not very "fun" to drink. On the other hand, water is considered more healthy than sodas so

10 Things to Look for Every Time You Visit a Thrift Store

Like finding awesome stuff at great prices? Make the most of your thrift-store trips by always keeping an eye out for these items.

Removing Car Scratches: The Revenge of the Frugal Body Shop

Scratches are annoying and prevalent forms of car damage. We all get them, they really look awful and I've been hunting for new and old techniques for removal. Here are a few.

How to Get Laid Off: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems ironic in this economy, and with a high unemployment rate, that anyone would want advice about getting kicked from a job. But last week a question was posed to me, and it

Are your new tires really 6-year old ticking time-bombs?

Check the tires on your car. How do they look? Plenty of tread, no bald spots, no wear and tear? If that’s the case, you’ve probably got a great set of tires with years of life lef

How to Eat Well on Just $20 a Week (With Meal Plans!)

If you shop smart and keep your recipes simple and healthful, you really can eat for a whole week on just $20. Here's how.

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If you need to pay off credit card debt, having a card with a low interest rate can help immensely. Here are your best options.