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Why Tax Day Is April 15 and Other Weird Financial Deadlines

It might seem like the federal government drew these financial dates and deadlines out of a hat, but there's reason behind the madness.

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.

How to Earn Over $12,000 Through Referrals

Sometimes it's all about who you know. Turn your network into cash and credits with this collection of referral programs.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Productivity Hack?

Tell us about your favorite productivity hack and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

5 International Destinations Anyone Can Afford

Cut costs, not corners, on your next international trip by visiting these exciting, and affordable, destinations.

Separate Bank Accounts: 'Till Death (or Banking) Do We Part?

Many couples today boast separate bank accounts and successful relationships. But is it possible? Or are separate bank accounts a recipe for disaster?

What Is a “Value-Added Tax,” Anyway?

Probably due to the fact that my monthly health insurance premiums rose dramatically this year, and also because I am about to take a state-mandated 5% pay cut, my ears really per

The Best Low Interest Rate Credit Cards

If you need to pay off credit card debt, having a card with a low interest rate can help immensely. Here are your best options.

The Worst Investments You Can Make

If your idea of investing is ensuring that you'll never see your money again, then we have some great investment suggestions for you.

25 Ways to Entertain Your Child for Free or Cheap

You don't need to buy expensive toys or costly movie tickets to keep your young one occupied. Just try one of these frugal, fun ways to entertain your kid.

12 Delicious, Healthy, and Inexpensive Snack Options

Skip expensive store bought, processed snack "foods," and replace them with these real food snacks that cost less in dollars and calories.

The Awesomeness of Sodium Bicarbonate: 27 Uses for Baking Soda

Sucking up smells! Scrubbing away stains! Soothing stomachs! Discover all the great uses for this wonderful, unassuming, and inexpensive stuff.

Five Interview Lessons Learned from Horrible Interviews

Have you wondered why you were rejected from a job even though you felt like you had all the skills to do the job?  Do you want to improve your chances at getting the job you wa

Raise your standard of living by focusing your spending

Are you tired of reading the same frugality suggestions? I'm talking about the repeated exhortations to eat out less, turn off your cable, and stop buying expensive coffee dri

8 Self-Destructive Habits That Keep You in Debt

Why is it so hard to climb out of debt? Because it's so easy to fall into.

The Quiet Millionaire: Part 1 – What is Important about Money to You?

You’ve heard of The Millionaire Next Door, now there’s

11 Attractive Standing Desks You Can Actually Afford

If you've thought about switching to a standing desk but have been put off by the price (or the appearance), consider this collection of affordable, attractive designs.

6 Mistakes Parents of Teen Drivers Make

Is your teen about to hit the open road? Beware these common parenting mistakes.

Bridging The Gap From Dining Out To Eating In

Feeling guilty about not having bridged the gap from dining out to cooking in? Don't. Follow my lead and I show you how to take baby steps from full-service to self-service.

Scrumptious Sprouting for Your Meals

Instead of buying those expensive sprouts in the produce section at the store, did you ever consider making your own sprouts?