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8 Times You Should Demand a Discount

Whether it's a dented floor model dishwasher, or you're paying in cash… know that you can — and should — demand a discount.

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Add some pizazz (and property value) to your home without breaking the bank. All you need is $20 and a few hours to yourself.

Best Money Tips: Common Mistakes in Your Family Budget

Today we found some great articles on common mistakes in a family budget, creative ways to use tape, and why you may be spending more money in fall than summer.

7 Social Situations All Introverts Fear

Crowded places, watchful eyes, chatty strangers — these are the introvert's worst social nightmares. Here's how to soldier through.

6 Things You Need to Stop Asking HR For

Your HR person is there to help. Just don't ask for help with any of this stuff.

14 of the Coolest Sayings About Investing

It's easy to get frustrated by the complexity that is investing, so take a moment to chill in wisdom of some well turned phrases about making money.

No Signal? 5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone Reception. Updated.

I have been researching and testing methods to boost my phone in case of emergencies. Here are the five methods that worked, with varying success, for me.

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

8 Alternative Ways to Cook Outside

There are still a few more scorching weeks of summer left, and if you can't take the heat in the kitchen, get out. No, really.

The 5 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.

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.

10 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can be frustrating and scary — identity theft, anyone? Take these steps to ensure your finances stay safe when your wallet isn't.

The Fastest Method to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Yes, you can get out of credit card debt — and faster than you think. The sooner you start, the sooner you'll chip away at that financial burden.

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

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

5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

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

The 5 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.

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The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

7 Ways to Rent An Apartment With Bad Credit

Bad or low credit makes everything hard — even renting an apartment. Here's how you can still find a place when your credit is weak.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.