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Are You Frugal or Cheap?

Saving money is great — but sometimes, it can be taken too far. Are you crossing the line from savvy frugality into miserly cheapness?

5 Things Angry Birds Has Taught Me About Life

Angry Birds might be a fantastic time waster, but it can also teach you valuable life lessons. Really.

Voluntary simplicity as hedonism

When people talk about voluntary simplicity (or living a frugal lifestyle under any of its many names), they often do so in terms of deprivation. The descriptions are all about doing without stuff. To me, that's completely wrong. [more]

Stay Off the Frugal Path to Disaster

Frugality is a great tool. But if your approach to frugality is to pare away everything non-essential, you're setting yourself up for disaster.

Best Money Tips: Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

Today we found some awesome articles on how to vacation without breaking teh bank, 50 ways to make money, and tips to help you save more.

FREE 18" Cultured Freshwater Pearl Necklace

This is no joke. This is not a scam, I've checked it out. Right now Overstock.com is giving away 18" pearl necklaces. Why I have no idea. Clearly it was the accountant's day off. A

8 Cool Stores We Miss

Trying massage chairs at Sharper Image, thumbing through vinyl at Tower Records... Let's reminisce about our favorite old stores.

American Savings Secured Visa Credit Card Review

The American Savings Secured Visa credit card offers an opportunity to rebuild bad credit with a low fee, interest earning option.

Tips For Using Hotel Reward Points to Get the Most Value

Make sure you're getting the most value when redeeming your hotel reward points.

Best Money Tips: The Olympics Edition

Today we are highlighting some of the personal finance articles that reference the Olympics!

Live like royalty on $20,000 a year

I'm stealing the title for this post from the cover of a magazine that I saw back in the early 1980s. It caught my eye especially, because at the time I had just gotten a rais

Best Money Tips: Enjoy the Movies for Cheap

Today we found some awesome articles on enjoying the movies for cheap, ways for consumers to save money, and the best items to buy now.

How to hire employees

I worked one place that was much, much better than anyplace else I ever worked. The guy who ran it told me that the secret was in how to hire people. Most managers do it the wron

13 Places to Donate Extra Goods From Couponing

If your stockpile of coupon-bought stuff is becoming too much to manage, donate some of the surplus to one of these organizations in need.

Best Money Tips: Look Great for Holiday Parties Without Breaking the Bank

Today we found some fantastic articles on looking great for holiday parties without breaking the bank, job hunting sins to avoid, and building an emergency fund quickly.

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Duh..Libraries

Want free access to the more multi media than you can handle? Get yourself to your public library before the powers that be close them all down...

What will you do when gas hits $4 per gallon?

The image you're looking at is a classic VW ad from 1979, a response to the gas crisis at that time. I just filled up my tank, and 16 gallons of Plus Unleaded cost me over $52

Special offer: 250GB online storage account for free - UPDATE

I've written about free online storage in the past, but nothing comes close to this. For a limited time, filedropper.com is giving away 250GB storage accounts to bloggers for f

14 Tasty, Frugal Eggplant Recipes

Whether you like it on its own or as a meat replacement, discover delicious recipes for these purple-skinned pieces of produce.