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14 Frugal Ways to Meet and Stay in Touch With People Around the World

Broaden your horizons, learn new languages and meet fascinating people with these fun activities.

10 Easy Ways to Prep Your Garden for Winter

Summer sun will soon give way to the chill of fall and winter. Make sure your garden is ready to hibernate.

Save gas; don't make left-hand turns.

You have to hand it to UPS. They crunched the numbers, they looked at the hard facts and they figured out that by limiting the number of left-hand turns made, you can save a whole

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Refrigerator More Efficient

Even if you have an EnergyStar refrigerator, these big appliances still eat electricity. Here are some tips for making fridges run more efficiently.

Preparing for a Recession

Find out what, exactly, is a recession and what you can do to prepare for it.

11 Ways to Have a Clean Place Without Cleaning

Hate cleaning? Don't do it! OK, you'll never be able to avoid cleaning entirely, but if you follow these tips, you can drastically reduce your scrubbing time.

The Easy Way to Cure Chronic Procrastination You Should Try Now

What are you waiting for? Fix your chronic procrastination now.

5 Steps to Stress-Free Holiday Gift Giving

Is the holiday season already straining your last festive nerve? Maybe it's time to rethink gift-giving and adopt a saner strategy.

50+ Unique Gift Ideas for Men

The picky guy in your life may seem like he already has it all, but we bet he'd still love some of these thoughtful gifts!

8 Friendsgiving Hacks That'll Make Everyone Feel at Home

If you're hosting all the Thanksgiving "orphans" in your circle, make your gathering extra homey with some added welcoming touches.

How to save $0.54 per gallon on gas

There are many tips that help increase your car's mpg, including things like removing items from your trunk, inflating your tires, and keeping your engine in good condition with re

Healthy, frugal eating

Every so often, I get hit in the face with two facts.  First, Americans (even poor Americans) are unbelievably rich.  Second, Americans (as a group) utterly lack a cultural traditi

The 5 Best Deals in Every Thrift Store

Not all thrift stores are created equal — but if you look for these five things, you'll almost always find a good deal.

Love Travel, But Hate Airline Miles? Try AmEx's Blue Sky Preferred

Credit card issuers are replacing complex airline mile rewards with flexible statement credits. Is AMEX's Blue Sky Preferred the best of the bunch?

Best Money Tips: Opportunities That Will Take You Abroad

Today we found some awesome articles on opportunities that will take you abroad, protecting your windfalls, and easing the transition when a significant other moves in.

The 5 Best Mixers

Whether you're stirring sauces or creaming together cake batter, a hand or stand mixer can be a valuable kitchen tool. Here are your best options.

Best Money Tips: 3 Proven Steps to Get Rich

Today we found helpful articles on steps anyone can take to become rich, tips for grocery shopping when you’re single, and cool car hacks to try out.

Survival Basics From Depression-Era Kids

My parents and my husband’s parents were children during the Great Depression. Mine lived in large cities; my in-laws, small towns. Their families started this era from neither a p

Your Kitchen: Splurge on This, Save on That

No need to splurge on every kitchen tool worthy of a pro chef. Even seasoned cooks can save by knowing where to economize.

My Favorite Guides to Frugal Living Are Not Guides to Frugal Living

Want to turn friends on to the frugal lifestyle without scaring them away? Ease them in with my favorite books that are not in-your-face anti-spending books, yet teach a lot of gre