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19 Money-Saving Uses for Mouthwash

From glass cleaner to astringent and much more, mouthwash can replace an array of specialty items and save you lots of money in the process.

The 5 Best Mops

Cleaning floors can be a pain — make it easy with one of these great mops.

15 Ways to Reuse Detergent Bottles

Instead of trashing them when the detergent runs dry, discover the multitude of uses for these very versatile bottles.

AD&D Insurance: No Good, No Bad, Just Ugly

Accidental Death And Dismemberment insurance. Wow – doesn’t that sound just lovely? I mean, at least Life insurance has a euphemistic name (they call it “Li

Build a Bed for Cheap (and Look Good Doing It)

Without a doubt, there are some components to today's beds that are just unnecessary, but I think that most can agree on the core parts of a functioning bed.

How an Expensive Wardrobe Saves You Money

Sure, an expensive suit costs more upfront, but over time it pays its wearer back in dollars saved — and possibly in dollars earned.

50 Best Deals and Coupon Sites

Coupon users are no longer scrooges but sages, wisely spending by saving. Here are a list of 50 great deals and coupon sites dedicated to serving savvy shoppers like you.

6 Options if You're Underwater on Your Mortgage

Here are six options for people who are underwater on their mortgages.

The Psychology of Salaries: Do You Want to Know How Much Your Coworkers Make?

It's easy to get sucked into the whole drama of wondering what everyone you work with makes and how you stack up with them. But there's a delicate balance between making sure you'r

How to Get Laid Off: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems ironic in this economy, and with a high unemployment rate, that anyone would want advice about getting kicked from a job. But last week a question was posed to me, and it

When Should You Fire Your Real Estate Agent?

Lately several couples I know have been trying to purchase real estate, and it seems that none of them are too happy with their real estate agents. Some of them have been working w

The Secret Flight Search Site Savvy Travelers Use

ITA Flight Matrix might be the best flight search service you've never heard of. Learn how to use it to find the cheapest airfare anywhere.

20 Habits You Must Kick Right Now and Be a Better Person

From poor diet habits to irksome social tics, stop yourself from doing these things and become a happier, more productive you!

Free and Cheap Things to Do in Seattle

Seattle's natural beauty and mild weather make it a fairly easy city to enjoy. Here are some of Seattle's local attractions that cost under $5 per person.

158 Free Investment Classes From Morningstar: Earn Rewards While You Learn

Morningstar offers terrific online courses that cover everything you need to know, from basics to advanced investing techniques. These classes are completely free. You don't even need to register for a free account to access them. [more]

8 Fun and Cheap Things to Do During the Weekday

It can be hard to find off-time entertainment when you don't work a regular 9 to 5, but this list proves that there are great frugal things to do at any time of day.

What You Need vs. What You Want and How to Tell the Difference

Learn to distinguish between what you need, what you need in certain conditions, and what you want.

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.

10 Surprising Ways to Negatively Affect Your Credit Score

Even when you aren't applying for a credit card or loan, your credit score can be affected by a variety of actions — even forgetting to return your library books.

16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big

Use these tips to help extend the life of your clothes.