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5 Best Cities for Going Car-Free

If you're thinking of ditching your car for a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle, these are the cities you need to live in.

8 Common Weekend Money Traps (And How to Avoid Them)

Woo hoo, it's the weekend! Don't let a couple days away from the grind tear a hole in your pocketbook.

25 Easy Ways to Make Cheap Cuts of Meat Taste Expensive

Inexpensive cuts of meat don't have to taste cheap. Stretch your budget and eat well, too, with this collection of delicious ways to eat cheap meat.

Want to Master Your Debt? Think Like a Maze Runner

The path to the debt-free life is challenging, but so liberating once you get there. Kind of like a maze!

Best Money Tips: Stop Stressing and Start Being Productive

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to stop stressing and start being productive, getting your family more organized, and money-saving tips for freelancers.

You Never Need to Pay to Watch Movies — Here's Why

Even the matinee is expensive these days, but with these 13 options, you always catch a flick for free.

5 Painless Ways to Lower Your Cell Phone Bill

Dial in to these smart bill-lowering tactics, and watch your cell phone bill get a whole lot smaller.

6 Reasons to Visit Your Credit Union on October 20

October 20, 2016 is International Credit Union Day! Why not stop by your local branch and find out if a credit union is right for you?

The Problem With Car Title Loans

A car title loan is one way to get cash really fast. It's also one way to lose cash, really, really fast.

21 Surprising and Delicious Ways to Cook Instant Ramen

Ramen is cheap, and these flavorful add-ins can make it healthier and/or tastier. Try one tonight!

4 Easy-to-Fix Reasons Your Savings Account Isn't Growing

Don't get frustrated by a stunted savings account. Make these moves instead to help your money grow.

17 More Places to Buy, Sell, and Trade Books

A few weeks ago, Sasha wrote a great article about where to find books for less. Here are 17 more places to buy, sell, or trade books.

Ask the Readers: Is It Possible to Be Too Frugal?

Tell us if you think it's possible to be too frugal and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How Much Does Your Credit Card Debt Cost You?

Only having to pay 2% of your total credit-card balance a month makes charging tempting...but with interest, you could also pay more than double your original purchase price.

7 Savory Food Gifts

I love sweets, but by the time December gift-giving comes around, I can feel my cavities forming. Here are some savory alternatives to traditional sugary gifts.

5 Theme Menus for a Merrier Holiday Meal

From southern comfort to old-world classics, these atypical theme menus will have your guests falling on their knees and hearing angels' voices.

Control Your Allergies with Regular Cleaning

Instead of prolonging your suffering, you can engage in regular home maintenance that can help prevent allergy attacks stemming from your indoor environment.

7 Online Workout Videos for Free or Cheap

If you can reach the Internet, you can get a great workout, led by an expert, for little or no cost. Try these channels that get your sweat on.

How Bazaarvoice Beat the Odds

Austin has a thriving tech startup community, and there is perhaps no better representative of its unique entrepreneurial culture than Bazaarvoice.

How to Buy an Upright Vacuum Cleaner

A vacuum cleaner doesn't have to be a hulking noise machine that eats up more money than it does dirt.