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10 Awesome Sites to Shop for Affordable, Cool Jewelry

Whether you're dressing up or down, these sites have jewelry that doesn't cost a lot, but looks like a million bucks.

This One Ratio Is the Key to a Good Credit Score

Understanding this key credit scoring ratio may be the secret to unlocking a higher credit score. The math is simple, and so is the strategy.

Money Management in 5 Minutes a Day

Day-to-day money management doesn't need to take a ton of time. Here are some key steps and tools that'll help you create a super-efficient system.

51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List

I was trawling the Internet recently searching for a way to remove a grease spot from a favorite shirt of mine. How it got there, well, I blame a faulty fork and not my clumsy mout

Bottled or Tap: The Right Choice for Water May Surprise You

When it comes to drinking water, the choice is often expensive bottled or potentially dirty tap. Get informed so you can make the right choice for you.

5 Emergency Situations You Must Prepare For (and 5 You Can Ignore)

It won't be the end of the world as you know it if you plan for likely calamities, but you probably don't need to prep for the end of the world.

How to Not Be a Debt Slave

Getting into debt is easy — even recommended. Getting out of it — or avoiding it — is much more difficult. But it can be done.

Save Thousands by Buying a Timeshare on the Secondary Market

A timeshare can be a frugal way to take a vacation — especially if you buy directly from the current owner. Here's how.

Never Pay for a RedBox DVD Rental Again

If you ever pay even one cent for a DVD rental again, you're paying too much. Visit these sites and print out the latest list of codes before your trip to the local RedBox.

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.

The Best 5 Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

25 Great, Cheap, and Easy Crock Pot Recipes

A crock pot can be your key to a fast and delicious dinner. These 25 recipes are simple, cost little, and, most importantly, taste great.

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 Things to Throw Out Today

Do you have any of these items lurking in your home that should be thrown (or given) away? Here's a list of 25 things to get rid of right now.

Are You Tipping Wrong? This Is What You Should Be Leaving

Seems like every service counter we encounter includes a strategically placed tip jar. Find out who you should be tipping (and how much).

109 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Start Doing Today

It doesn't take a lot to brighten someone's day. Here are more than a hundred of them!

10 Homemade Liqueurs to Bottle for Tasty Gifts

Homemade liqueurs and infused alcohols are easy to make and are always welcome gifts around the holidays. Here are 10 great ones you have to try.

15 Delicious Ways to Use Canned Corn

What can you do with a can of corn? Fry it, cream it, bake it, toss it, roast it…

4 Cheap and Easy Homemade Mosquito Repellents

When summer hits, the mosquitoes start swarming. Here are several easy, cheap, and chemical-free recipes for making homemade mosquito repellent.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.