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25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.

Should There Be a "Fat Tax" on Junk Food?

Yes. Well, that's just my humble opinion, but I really don't see why this has so many people throwing their arms up in the air with shock. We tax liquor and cigarettes, neither of

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.

4 Questions to Ask Before Getting Trendy Beauty Treatments

Before you risk your money — and your health! — on a trendy new beauty treatment, there are some things you should consider.

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.

Is It Worth Paying for Your Credit Score?

Why pay $15 for a credit score when you can get one for free? Turns out not all credit scores are the same.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save at the Pump?

Tell us how you save at the pump and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The Fastest Method to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Yes, you can get out of credit card debt — and faster than you think. The sooner you start, the sooner you'll chip away at that financial burden.

How to Get More Value From United Airlines Miles

United's MileagePlus program offers award flights on a wide variety of partner airlines, and there are plenty of ways to stretch those miles even further.

5 Ways to Get Out of a Car Lease Early

Ready to lose your car lease? You have a few options.

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

The Biggest Ways You're Wasting Money at the Pump

Unless your car really, really needs it, you're better off skipping premium. Find out other ways you can save at the pump.

9 Old-School Jobs That Are Making a Comeback

While some careers are clinging on for dear life, others are experiencing a powerful second wind. Is yours one of them?

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

Here's What You Can (And Can't) Buy With SNAP

There's a lot of confusion about what government food assistance can — and cannot — buy. Here's a rundown.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Best Spring Cleaning Tip?

Tell us your best spring cleaning tip and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What Happens to Debt After Divorce?

Divorce doesn't only involve the distribution of assets; it involves the distribution of debts, too. Here's what to expect when you untie the knot.

How to Get More Value From Delta Air Lines SkyMiles

Delta is the only major airline that doesn't publish an award chart, but it's still possible to get decent value from your SkyMiles.

Remove Car Dents Quickly and Cheaply

Dents suck. And so does the cost to repair them. Here are quick and cheap ways to remove dents.