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The Only 8 Rules of Investing You Need to Know

Investing seems so risky — and complicated. It really isn't, though, if you stick to the basics.

You'll Be Surprised How Much Sugar These 10 Foods Have

Many of the processed foods we eat contain lots (and lots) of added sugar. Are the foods you eat hiding excess amounts of sugar?

The 5 Best Hair Removal Creams

Dilapi-whatories? Whatever the official name, these five best hair removal creams and lotions make getting rid of unsightly scruff quick and painless.

The 5 Best Makeup Removers

Getting your face makeup-free at the end of the day isn't always easy, but it can be. Just use any of these makeup removers and rid your skin of pore-clogging makeup.

8 Money Moves Students Should Make During a Gap Year

Malia Obama made gap years buzzworthy. Fellow students taking a year of self-exploration should make these money moves first.

Is a Balance Transfer Offer a Good Deal?

Balance transfer credit cards can be a good way to consolidate debt. Here's what you need to know before signing the dotted line.

12 Personal Finance Skills Everyone Should Master

Budgeting and negotiation are just the tip of the iceberg. How many of these critical life and money skills have you mastered?

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

How to Save Money on Child Care This Summer

Summer break is here, which can make your kids bounce off the walls and your finances cower in fear. Try these tips to save money on child care.

The 5 Best Hot Yoga Towels

Finding the right towel for hot yoga isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these five hot yoga towels and your practice will stay strong.

6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards

Want to travel the world for free? Take advantage of my insider tips that took me years to learn!

12 Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads

Being a stay-at-home parent can put a strain on your budget, but these side jobs allow you to take care of the kids while generating additional income.

Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

25 Products You Think You Need, but Really Don’t

Marketers spend a lot of effort convincing us that our wants are needs. From aftershave to baby walkers, here are 25 things you can easily do without.

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!

Best Kids Eat Free Restaurants

Knock dollars and cents off your tab by eating at one of these restaurants where kids score their meals for free.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

5 Fitness Gadgets Actually Worth the Money

All you really need to stay fit is time. But for an extra push, these gadgets will help you burn calories without burning a hole in your pocket.

10 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can be frustrating and scary — identity theft, anyone? Take these steps to ensure your finances stay safe when your wallet isn't.