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Buying a Home Without the Money

This writer gives his reasons for buying a home now instead of waiting for a 20% down payment.

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.

Europe has the Euro. Are you ready for The Amero?

Hold onto your hats. (Or should that be dollars?) The Amero is coming. I’ve heard a lot of talk over the last few years about a new currency called the Amero that will replace dollars and pesos. [more]

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

Top 7 Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

The Best Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

Household Cleaning Hacks That Save You Money

Here are a few household cleaning hacks that will save you money on power costs, cleaning solutions, and will even save your precious time.

4 Affordable Retirement Spots With World-Class Health Care

World-class health care doesn’t need to cost the an arm and a leg. These four affordable countries offer top quality facilities for retirees at a fraction of North American prices.

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score During the Holidays

The holiday season can make a mess of your credit score. Why not make efforts to boost it instead?

The Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

Tiny Nestegg? Retire abroad!

Can't afford to live on your pension or Social Security in the U.S.? Why not find a cheaper place to live? No, not Canada - the other communist mecca... that's right, China! Ha ha! I know I'll get all kinds of flack for that one. [more]

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Favorite Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes?

Tell us about your favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipes and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

Credit Cards that Make Scoring Free Airfare Easy

Tired of jumping through hoops to use your airline miles? Check out this list of travel rewards credit cards that make flying free easy.

The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

How to Earn Airline Miles While You Shop

You don't need to fly hither and yon to amass airline miles — you can rack them up effortlessly just by shopping smarter.

Gift Giving Etiquette to Get You Through the Holidays

Gifts are great, but exchanging them can also lead to some awkward faux pas. Make sure you know the ins and outs of gift giving etiquette this holiday season.

Six Horrible Financial Products You Should Avoid

Dealing with financial products can be very confusing and stressful, but there are some products that you should absolutely stay away from for the sake of your financial health. Here are a list of six things I think people should avoid. [more]

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.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.