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Ask the Readers: What Was Your Most Expensive Purchase, Ever?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Steve, Diane, and Anna for winning this week's contest! For most frugal-minded people, everyday life is filled with many small purchases with a few mid-range expenses sprinkled in. [more]

Ask the Readers: Will You Shop Back-to-School Sales?

Tell us whether you shop back-to-school sales and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Money Advice Would You Give a College Student?

Tell us what money advice you would give to a college student and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Unwind After Work?

Tell us how you unwind after work and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

14 Pricey Things You Shouldn't Buy (And What to Get Instead)

If you've got caviar tastes and a fishstick budget, buy domestic. That and 13 other great cheap alternatives on the other side of the click.

7 Popular Vacation Spots That Aren't Worth the Money (and Where to Go Instead)

If you've chosen any of these overhyped destinations for your next vacation, prepare to be underwhelmed (and overcharged).

How to Turn $25 a Week Into Almost $7000 in 5 Years

You don't need thousands of dollars to earn real money investing. All you need is $25 a week and a plan — this plan.

6 Pieces of Credit Card Tech That Will Blow Your Mind

Get ready to replace your old credit cards with new tech that promises to make paying with plastic easier — and more secure — than ever before.

15 Ways to Make Your Home Look Amazing for Under $100

Help your home look its best with this collection of bang for your buck upgrades and refreshes.

You're Doing It Wrong: 6 Health and Fitness Rules That Have Changed

Health and fitness guidelines come and go almost as quickly as donuts become muffin tops. Get up to date on the latest health rules.

The 12 Most Dangerous Foods You're Buying

Bacteria, heart disease, and cancer, oh my! These are the most dangerous foods you're probably buying.

11 Useful, Genius Math Tricks That Are Actually Easy

Stop fumbling for your smartphone calculator and use these clever tricks to make short work of fractions, percentages, and lots more.

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Saving more money is easy once you set your mind to it. Start doing so with these simple savings strategies.

5 Things That Seem Like Savvy Buys But Are Actually Terrible Splurges

Tired of falling into big-ticket traps? Watch out for these five "buys" that are not as smart as they seem.

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.

15 Airport Hacks From Professional Travelers

From where to shower to skipping security lines, discover the best airport tricks and secrets from 10 of the world's most frequent (and frugal) travelers.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in August

Hard to believe summer is almost gone — almost as hard to believe as the deals you can find on lawn and garden supplies and LCD TVs.

12 Awesome Things You Didn't Know You Could Get at the Library

Your local library shares a lot more than books and old movies these days. Find out what you're missing by not renewing your library card.

Are You Tipping Wrong? This Is What You Should Be Leaving

Seems like every service counter we encounter includes a strategically placed tip jar. Find out who you should be tipping (and how much).

Earn Extra Income With These 15 Creative Side Gigs

Everyone could use a few extra bucks — so why not make that side gig fun? And if you're lucky, it might turn into something that really pays.