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How to Book an Amazing Cheap Vacation Package

Vacation packages can be one of the best ways to get away on the cheap — if you know the right tricks. Discover how to book a trip you'll love for less.

How to Get Netflix and Hulu to Play on Your TV

Dropping your cable subscription and switching to content streamers like Hulu and Netflix is complicated. Or is it? Cutting the cord has never been easier.

Defining Success: If You Don't Know What You Want, You Won't Know When You've Gotten It

When it comes to your life, what do you want? If you can't answer this question, you won't ever know when you've been successful.

5 Places to Get Cheaper Diapers

After having five children, I know a few things about finding diaper deals. Follow my suggestions, and you'll never have to pay full-price for diapers again.

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.

Get Your Free Credit Score from Credit Karma

Credit Karma offers free credit scores to consumer with no strings attached. It is a truly free service: There's nothing to cancel and they don't ask for your credit card number.

Banks Still Offering Free Checking and Savings with Great Interest Rates

Tired of fee-gouging from your old bank? Here are 6 banks with the best checking and savings terms.

Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Cookies With Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

Begin the day right with these healthy, bake ahead breakfast cookies that pack just enough caffeine to get you out the door.

3 Things That Always, Always Go Over-Budget

Somehow, no matter how much we plan, these three events always go over budget. Here's how to keep a lid on the spending.

25 Great Gifts for $5 or Less

Need some non-crafty, hardly homemade gift ideas, all for less than $5? Here are 25 with something suitable for nearly everyone on your gift list.

25 Things to Do With Rotisserie Chicken

Easy to dress up or down, rotisserie chicken can drastically slash the time it takes to make dinner. Check out these fast, healthy, and delicious meals.

If You're Doing These 5 Things, Your Saving Efforts Are for Nothing

Saving is hard, but chances are, if you're doing any of this stuff with your money, you're not saving at all.

5 Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.

Make Money Recycling: Get Paid to Recycle by 15 Websites

Can you could use some cash for your old broken cell phones, laptops, or ink cartridges? These companies actually pay you to recycle.

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Credit Unions

Are you annoyed by your bank's tendency to add more fees and offer lower savings interest rates? Consider a credit union as an alternative; here are the benefits and drawbacks.

20 Tasty Two-Ingredient Cocktails

For inexpensive, delicious, and easy-to-serve drinks, it's hard to beat these two-ingredient cocktails.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.

9 Simple Ways to Stop Impulse Buying

I can't tell you that changing your shopping habits will be easy, but these simple strategies can help you lock down your impulse spending.

How to Take the World's Most Efficient Shower

When your hot water's lacking but your body odor isn't, clean off fast with this quick, water saving shower technique.