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Root cause of the financial crisis

Several times recently, Treasury Secretary Paulson (and many others) have claimed that the "root cause" of the current financial crisis is "the housing correction." This is comple

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

5 Reasons to Use Your Outdoor Furniture -– Inside

I purchased a lovely outdoor furniture set this year for my future patio. The problem was that the patio never got built. Our solution? Bring it inside. Here are the five reasons w

The One Question You Need to Answer to Choose the Best Plan on the Health Care Marketplace

You need to a buy your own health insurance on the exchange, but you don't know where to start. We're going to help you weigh your options.

The 7 Laws of Negotiation

Over the past couple of decades, I’ve distilled successful negotiating down to seven key principles.

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.

How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle in One Night

Not eating for 16 hours can help you quickly reset your sleep-wake cycle. This trick can drastically improve your ability to cope with jet lag or adjust to working late shifts.

What You Actually Get When You Win Free Food for Life

Winning "free food for life" from your favorite restaurant isn't always what it seems.

5 Ways Life Is Amazing With an 800 Credit Score

A credit score in the 700s is pretty good and the rewards are nice. But for those few who crack 800? The financial world is their oyster.

8 Truths From a Mystery Shopper You Must Read Before You Get Started

These eight tips are vital to making money in the somewhat misunderstood profession of mystery shopping.

Barclaycard Credit Card Offers: Applications & Reviews

Here's a comprehensive guide to Barclaycard credit cards, offers, and how to apply.

Cash Back vs Travel Rewards: Pick the Right Credit Card for You

Trying to decide between travel rewards or cash back? Here's how to weigh your options and get the most value out of your credit card rewards.

35 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy (or Lazy) Vegetarians

What could be easier than making vegetable stew? Making vegetable stew in a crock pot. Read on for that and 34 more delicious vegetarian recipes.

Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards

Tired of overpaying for gas? Get 5% back or 15 cents off per gallon with these gas reward cards.

How to Make Your Favorite Summer Produce Last All Year

Strawberries and cherries might only be in season during the summer, but with the right skills and gear, you can eat them all year long.

10 Favorite Mail-Order Websites

Here are my 10 mail-order websites that I love for their great customer service and quality products.

25 Quick, Cheap Lunch Ideas

You lunch doesn’t have to be a budget-buster or bland. These 25 fast and inexpensive lunch ideas will keep your midday meals interesting and easy.

How Living on a Tight Budget Makes You Happier

Living on a tight budget can seem restrictive, but if you do it with intention, you'll discover lots of life satisfaction you may have been missing.

Maintaining Memories: How to Save Old Photographs

Don't let your old photographs fade and crumble in some attic box! Instead, follow these steps to share them and keep them safe.

10 Awesome Sites to Shop for Affordable, Cool Jewelry

Whether you're dressing up or down, these sites have jewelry that doesn't cost a lot, but looks like a million bucks.