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You’re Fired! 20 Signs That a Pink Slip is Coming

If you can answer yes to THREE or more of these questions, you may want to think about sprucing up your resume and dry-cleaning your best interview attire.

Best Ways to Count (and Cash in) Your Change

Try these free, fast, and easy options to turn coins into cash.

How to Avoid (and Treat) Cold Sores

Cold sores are painful, ugly, and take a long time to heal. Here's how to avoid (and treat) these nasty little lesions.

How to Sell Your Hair for Cash

There is a huge market for sourcing natural hair. Here are some tips and information on how to sell your tresses for cash.

8 Crazy Things Tomorrow's Cars Will Do

These brilliant concept vehicles of the future give even the Jetsons a run for their money. Find out what your next car may do.

When Should You Get a Vacation Rental Instead of a Hotel?

With the growth of sites like Airbnb, more travelers are choosing to stay in room and house rentals rather than hotels. Learn how it can save you money.

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.

The 5 Best Mops

Cleaning floors can be a pain — make it easy with one of these great mops.

22 Ways to Reuse Paper

Before you toss that bundle of junk mail or printed-on computer paper in the recycling bin, hold on! Try one of these 22 creative ways to reuse it.

12 Cheap Ways to Make Your Car Look Awesome

You may never get that new car smell back, but you can keep an old car looking (and running) sharp. Brighten up your jalopy with these frugal fixes.

8 Gifts the Man in Your Life Really Wants

Truthfully no man wants a cardigan for Christmas, here are some sure fire gifts to make the men in your life smile.

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.

Make Your Clothing Fit Perfectly With These 10 No-Sew Fixes

Keep your clothes (and your budget) looking better longer with these quick, easy, and inexpensive repairs.

6 Super-Cool Ways People Have Quit Their Jobs

Sure, we all sometimes fantasize about quitting our jobs in a grandiose display of moving on — but these people actually did!

7 Spring Break Destinations That Won't Break the Bank

Warm up after this year's grueling winter with a weekend — or a week — in one of these fun and frugal places.

35 Tasty Ways to Use Frozen Spinach

Make like Popeye and unleash your kitchen super powers by opening a box (or a bag!) of versatile, nutritious frozen spinach.

Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget

Whatever your budget and whatever the wish list, find the perfect gift here in our ultimate list of gift lists.

10 Things Healthy People DO NOT Have in Their Homes

Make your next decluttering campaign all about getting rid of the stuff that's making you sick — like all this stuff.

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.

12 Smart Ways to Turn $500 Into a Better Future

Got $500 burning a hole in your pocket? Instead of blowing it on stuff, use it wisely to improve your finances, your home, or yourself.