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How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!

Thinking of jumping on the “all-natural” cleaning bandwagon? Leary of the results? Addicted to your own brand-name cleaning habit? Take a look at these startling before and afte

Why Your Credit Score Matters in Retirement

Just because you've left the working world behind, doesn't mean you can leave the credit world behind. Here's how to keep your credit score golden, too.

5 Things to Remember Every Time You Face a Financial Failure

Everybody falls down, even when it comes to their money. The key to success is getting back up again.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

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.

5 Best Co-Branded Airline Credit Cards

If you're looking for an airline credit card that will get you the most bang for your purchases, these are the ones you should consider.

8 Ways a Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

Your side hustle is more than just a means for spare cash. It can also be a major boost to your main career.

DIY Plastic Surgery: This Is Not A Hoax.

I do a lot of research on the Internet for information about home-made solutions to everyday problems. In fact, I'll be posting one soon that covers recipes for home-made car wax,

What You Must Know Before Transferring Credit Card Balances

Many credit card issuers offer 0% APR balance transfer deals. Before you apply, learn how balance transfers work and how your credit score may be affected.

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.

4 Surprising Reasons to Always Use Your Credit Card

Did you know that your credit card has built in protection for your purchases?

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 Budgeting Skills Everyone Should Master

Stop dreading the "b-word." Mastering these simple budgeting skills will put you on the path to financial wellbeing.

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Home Warranty

Hot water heater on the fritz? Your home warranty can help with that...if you follow a few simple guidelines.

Is it Safe to Re-Finance Your Home Close to Retirement?

Refinancing to a lower mortgage may sound like a no-brainer, but if you're close to retirement, consider these complications.

The Art of the Group Gift

While simple, group giving can also become a sticky situation if done badly. Here are some guidelines for group giving.

Remove Car Dents Quickly and Cheaply

Dents suck. And so does the cost to repair them. Here are quick and cheap ways to remove dents.

Get The Most Value For Your Travel Rewards with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

This card is more than just a pretty sign-up bonus. The value of its rewards makes Sapphire Preferred one of the best travel rewards cards out there.

The 5 Best Cities for Starting Over

So long, Stinktown! If your current zipcode just isn't doing it for you, pull up stakes and start over fresh in one of these five forward looking 'burgs.

How to Save an Extra $1,094.86 a Year

Here's a super easy way to save over $1,000 a year on day-to-day expenses.