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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.

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.

Make Your Own Moon Sand, Dirt Cheap

While moon sand is certainly not a bank-breaker, it is costly for what is basically wet sand. So, I did a little digging and discovered a way to make your very own moon sand.

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

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.

10 Important Signs That Your Job Sucks

As someone who has had to make the decision to leave more than one lousy job, here's my 10 signs for knowing when to leave. I don't take the decision to quit lightly, and I don't t

Cool, Convenient Cash: 11 Easy Ways to Make Money Online

If you can read this, you probably have everything you need to earn extra money online. Here's how to turn your web browser into a cash catcher.

4 Easy Steps to Buying Lingerie for Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

The first time my mother took me to a lingerie store, I felt like I was on the inside of an exploding confetti factory. There were so many colors and sizes and shapes and textures,

9 Things to Never Do When Your Car Breaks Down

Breaking down by the side of the road will definitely ruin your day. Don't make a bad situation worse by making any of these safety mistakes.

Cheat Sheet: Retail Markup on Common Items

Stores make money by price markups. Learn the rationale behind retail pricing and what the product you're buying actually costs.

40 Rice Cake Topping Ideas

Rice cakes are low cost, low calorie, and largely low flavor. Dress them up with responsible-sized helpings of these delicious toppings.

Banks Can Manipulate Your Transactions, Then Charge You 1750% Overdraft Fee

Learn how your bank's tricky policies can deplete your account.

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.

What to Eat Every Day: A Month of Frugal Meals

Planning ahead and cooking at home are two of the best ways to save money. Do both with this guide to one month of tasty, frugal meals.

10 Body Language Mistakes That Sabotage Most Interviews

Your resume is solid, and your answers to the questions are great — so don't let these body language mistakes ruin an otherwise perfect interview.

The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping

Maximize your shopping efficiency and minimize your food spending by mastering the art of grocery store timing.

How to Make Your Bathroom Look Awesome for Under $100

You can freshen up the look of your WC without doing a complete tear out and reno. Get inspired with these thrifty and fun ideas.

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10 Great Gifts From the Thrift Store

This year, lessen your carbon footprint, support your local economy, save money, and give to charity all at the same time — buy gifts at the thrift store.

25 New Things to Do Today

In a rut? Need a shake-up? Or just want something fun and different to do? This list will help you create, connect with people, and have a great time.