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Save Big With a Dream Wedding Overseas

A wedding in the U.S. can set you back the cost of a mid-size car. Combine your wedding with a romantic escape, and you can bring that down to economy.

Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

4 Easy Ways to Start Saving for a Down Payment on a Home

Even the humblest of down payments will eat up a sizable savings account. How can you put together a down payment on a home that won't break you?

Does Skill Really Matter in Stock Market Investing?

Some claim a successful investment portfolio is pure luck. Others say it's skill. Which is it?

Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget

Whatever your budget and whatever the wish list, find the perfect gift here in our ultimate list of gift lists.

10 Financial Resolutions You Can Conquer Before New Year's

Don't wait for the ball to drop and the Champagne to pour; get cracking on these financial resolutions before the end of the year!

The 5 Best Premium Credit Cards

Despite their millionaire marketing, these premium cards might help you save extra money, not spend it — especially if you travel a lot.

11 Ways to Eat Oats When You Hate Oatmeal

Oats are jam-packed with nutritious goodies, but what to do if you hate oatmeal? Here are 11 (other) ways to enjoy this amazing grain.

How to Turn Your Instagram Account Into a Paying Gig

Instagram isn't just for pics of your daily latte and your adorable cat. You can make money with it, too!

What's Faster for Mortgage Payoff: $100/Month Extra or 1 Payment/Year Extra?

Is it better to pay $100 per month extra on your mortgage or make an extra payment at the end of each year? It depends on your loan balance and interest rate.

How to Buy and Sell Airline Miles

Frequent flyer miles are great, but you can't always use them when you need them. Learn how to buy, sell, and otherwise make use of your airline miles.

How to Master These 10 Shopping Skills Before You Hit 30

Before you reach the big 3-0, make sure you have these shopping skills down.

30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil

From removing beach tar to bleeding mountain bike brakes, mineral oil has lots and lots of uses. Here are 30 to try.

4 Ways to Buy a House Without a Mortgage

No mortgage? No problem. You can still purchase the home of your dreams.

25 Tasty Ways to Use Chicken Stock

From soups to sauces, using frugal chicken stock is a great way to pump up the flavor in a variety of dishes. Check out these delicious and surprising recipes.

25 Thoughtful and Frugal Personalized Gift Ideas

You don’t need to spend a fortune to show someone you care. Find something cool to give in this collection of affordable personalized gift ideas.

The 5 Best Laundry Stain Removers

You can wipe out even the most stubborn stains with the right laundry stain remover. Give any of these five a try next time there's a spill.

The 5 Best Wine Openers

If you want to round out that gift of wine, pair it with one of these excellent, easy-to-use wine openers.

50 Ways to Use Canned Salmon

Love fresh salmon but not the fresh price? Substitute affordable canned salmon for frugal and flavorful seafood feasts.

10 Collectibles That Almost Always Become More Valuable

From video games to vinyl, you may want to scoop up these finds at a local garage sale or thrift shop — or dig around for them in your basement or attic.