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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.

Here's How You Remove Stains From Almost Anything

Bookmark this page and never wonder how to remove that stain, whatever it is and whatever it's on, and without pricey chemical cleaners.

8 Supposedly Unhealthy Foods That Are Actually Good for You

Oh go ahead, have another cup of coffee — it's good for you! Find out what other foods you can go ahead and stop avoiding now, too.

25 Things to Throw Out Today

Do you have any of these items lurking in your home that should be thrown (or given) away? Here's a list of 25 things to get rid of right now.

Never Pay for a RedBox DVD Rental Again

If you ever pay even one cent for a DVD rental again, you're paying too much. Visit these sites and print out the latest list of codes before your trip to the local RedBox.

15 Packing Secrets From a Professional Traveler

What to bring along — and how — bedevils many travelers. Find out how a professional wanderer has been doing it for seven years and counting.

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.

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.

How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!)

For the last five years, one writer has traveled full-time on the cheap. Discover how she did it, and how you can too.

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 Ways to Make Money Today

Need some cash now? Want to make a few extra bucks to buy something that isn't in your budget this month? Here are 25 ideas to get you started.

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.

15 Chicken Leg and Thigh Recipes From Around the World

Tired of trying to make chicken breast interesting? The humble and affordable chicken leg quarter offers the frugal cook lots of flavor, lots of value, and lots of variety.

5 Financial Lessons Everyone Should Learn by Kindergarten

Kindergarten kids can — and should — understand these personal finance basics. So should the rest of us.

The 8 Worst Things Good Employees Do

Even the best employees make mistakes and sometimes they make them because they're trying too hard. Are your good work habits holding you back?

25 New Ways to Spice Up Rice

Make delicious and frugal rice even more delicious with a few additions — many of which you already have in your pantry.

15 Delicious Ways to Use Canned Corn

What can you do with a can of corn? Fry it, cream it, bake it, toss it, roast it…

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

11 Attractive Standing Desks You Can Actually Afford

If you've thought about switching to a standing desk but have been put off by the price (or the appearance), consider this collection of affordable, attractive designs.