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Ask the Readers: Do You Volunteer?

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Ask the Readers: What is Your Favorite Way to Cool Down?

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Ask the Readers: How Will You Show Your Appreciation This Father's Day?

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Ask the Readers: How Do You Host a Summer Party on a Budget?

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How One Family Lives Well (And Even Owns a Home) on Just $11 an Hour

Limited income, limited life — right? Wrong. Learn how the Luh family is thriving without a huge paycheck — and you can too.

11 Life Skills That Are Now Completely Obsolete

Oh, how the times have changed — and not always for the better. Today's tech has all but rendered these once-crucial life skills obsolete.

3 Pearls of Financial Wisdom From Alan Greenspan

While Greenspan's tenure as Fed Chairman ended on a sour note (he missed the housing bubble), his knowledge is tremendous. Heed the Oracle.

6 Retirement Rules You Should Be Breaking

There's more to the golden years than meets the eye (and wallet). You may want to consider breaking these often misunderstood rules of retirement.

5 Reasons Science Says It's OK to Eat More Cheese

More cheese, please! Science says this beloved dairy treat is better for you than you think, everywhere from your bones to your brains.

A DIY Air Conditioner and 14 Other Cool Camping Hacks

Camping out is a great frugal getaway, but it can be a lot of work. Make more time for yourself with some clever campground shortcuts.

12 Crucial Things Homebuyers Overlook at Open Houses

Know the difference between the things that matter and those that don't, when looking at an open house.

5 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money Blogging

You've got a website, an audience, and a passion — but how, exactly, do you monetize that blog? It's easier than you think.

Top Three Tax Facts to Know for 2016

Hasn't tax day already come and gone? Yes, but it's never too early to start worrying about next year's taxes.

4 Psychological Traps Preventing You From Saving — And How to Fix Them

Saving money is hard — and your brain is not making it any easier. Overcome your psychology and start socking away more of what you make.

7 Double Uses for Things in Your Makeup Drawer

Good news, makeup addicts — your favorite products aren't just one-trick ponies! Check out these clever double uses for your everyday beauty items.

3 Ways to Finance a Tiny House

Tiny houses leave small footprints, but they are big trouble when it comes to finding financing. Here's where to look.

8 Reasons Why Your Retirement Cost Calculations May Be Wrong

How are you calculating your retirement savings? Consider some often overlooked expenses — and savings — the next time you add it up.

Cheap Ways to Get These 8 Expensive Indulgences

Caviar taste on a fishsticks budget? We'll tell you how you can enjoy the caviar — and some other indulgent treats — for far less than you expect.

14 Convenience Foods I Refuse to Do Without

Convenience foods, which come ready for use in a can, bag, or jar, can save you time in the kitchen — not to mention a few bucks. Go ahead, it's easy!

5 Reasons Why Life Insurance Isn't Just for Old People

Life insurance protects the ones we love in case the worst should happen. That's why you shouldn't wait to buy some.