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Why Your Daily Latte Won't Sink Your Retirement Savings

You've heard it before — your daily latte indulgence is destroying your retirement savings. Except, it's really not.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Get Rid of Your Unwanted Stuff?

Tell us how you get rid of your unwanted stuff and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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 Old Were You When You Started Saving? (Answer and Win!)

Share your savings experiences, and be entered to win one of two $10 Amazon Gift Cards and one of 6 prize packs from FeedThePig.org! To enter our Trivia Tuesday giveaway, simply a

Ask the Readers: Do you Return Gifts? (Chance to Win $10!)

We've all experienced a gift of a sweater that was too small (or worse yet, itchy). There are even tales of fine art presents that missed the mark of good taste and ended up hangin

4 Affordable Autumn Destinations for Nature Lovers

Want your fall foliage at an affordable price? These destinations have it all.

Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Women?

Tell us what you think the best gifts for women are and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Can I Really Make Money Taking Surveys?

I received over $1,000 in 2009 from taking on-line surveys. Not bad for a stay-at-home mom doing this in between cooking, cleaning, and shuttling kids around.

30 Household Products Vinegar Can Replace

Vinegar has at least 30 uses that make it a viable alternative to many household and personal products. Save money — the natural way, with vinegar.

6 Options if You're Underwater on Your Mortgage

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

Ask the Readers: Do You Trust Product Reviews? (Chance to win $20!)

How do you know which products are worth buying? Do you ever rely on product reviews for your guidance? With all the blogs and websites offering reviews and opinions on which are

Flashback Friday: 52 Things You Need to Know About Hosting on Airbnb

Wanna make some extra cash and host your place on Airbnb? Here's how to do it right.

8 Signs It's Time to Retire

You're thinking about retiring. How do you know when it's really the right time?

6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards

Want to travel the world for free? Take advantage of my insider tips that took me years to learn!

Bar Stool Economics

Enjoy this lighthearted anecdotal story illustrating the North American tax system.

Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.

Are You Stealing From Your Photographer?

We've removed this article from our archives. We have great respect for photographers and their work. We do not endorse reprinting copyrighted photographs even for personal u

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

Is Social Security Just A Grand Ponzi Scheme?

I received my Social Security statement this week and it was a useless piece of paper to me since I do not qualify for retirement benefits yet. I always hear critics of Social Sec

7 Things Non-Members Can Get at Costco (Including Cheap Eye Exams!)

Some stuff at Costco — like health care services — is available to members and nonmembers alike. Read on to learn how to get the deals without the card.