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Best Money Tips: Saving Tips For New Parents

Today we found some great articles on saving tips for new parents, what to ask your job interviewer, and how to choose a college.

Can I Conquer My Vanity for the Sake of My Sanity?

The truth is, frugality can be terrifying — especially for those who crave a lavish lifestyle. But where has all that spending gotten you?

Best Money Tips: Energy Secrets for 9-to-5ers

Today we found some great articles on energy secrets for 9-to-5ers, life skills you develop by traveling the world, and ways to stay relevant in your career.

Turn brass pennies into gold.

I was never very good at chemistry at school. Or physics. I'm a writing kind of guy. So I'm always in awe when I see the real power of science at work, before my very eyes. [more]

How to Avoid Foreclosure

What would you do if you were about to lose your home? What would you be willing to do to keep it? Is it even possible to keep it once you've missed a few payments? [more]

Open a beer bottle with a sheet of paper

A friend sent me this link, knowing full well I'll never, ever need it (I carry a bottle opener on my keyring in case of such emergencies). [more]

What Easter Island Can Teach Us About Money

What do the iconic stone statues and barren landscape of Easter Island have to do with modern financial planning? As it turns out, quite a lot.

6 Passé Slang Terms You Need to Stop Using Today

Stop trying to make "fetch" happen — or any of these other horribly flat and stale slang terms. Is your diction dating you?

Alternative Wedding Registry Ideas

Don't need gift bags full of new towels and soap dispensers? Consider one of these uncommon registry ideas for your wedding.

Why Saving Money Is a Gift to Your Future Self

It can be hard to save money for a rainy day...or rainy years. Learn why you should, and why thinking about it as a gift can help.

Save time, money, energy, and eat great

Depending on how old you are, your mother or grandmother probably had one of these: a pressure cooker. (She probably also had a story of one exploding, which may be why they're n

Easy Ways to Rein in Your Spending Without Sacrificing Fun

Think that frugality means sacrifice? Not necessarily. These four suggestions help you cut costs, not enjoyment.

Which Online Services Are Worth Paying For?

From TV to photo hosting, which paid online services are worth opening your wallet for? Find out here.

Nintendo giving away free non-slip jackets for Wii remotes

Recently a very good friend of mine told me about a mishap that involved his 8 year old son, a Wii remote and a large, expensive flat-screen LCD TV. Needless to say he wasn't h

Best Money Tips: How to Have Fun for Free

Today we found some great articles on how to have fun for free, money saving tips for the average homeowner, and facing your first day like a pro.

6 Back-to-School Shopping Hacks for Big Savings

Back-to-school time means breaking out the wallet, but it can be a lot less hectic — and a lot cheaper — with some crib notes.

7 Social Situations All Introverts Fear

Crowded places, watchful eyes, chatty strangers — these are the introvert's worst social nightmares. Here's how to soldier through.

It Pays to Call and Ask

Sometimes you have to ask 20 different people 20 different ways. It's usually worth it.

Looking Closer at Savings Strategies

How you put money aside may be just as important as the fact that you do. Have a look at three main strategies for setting money aside, and find one to fit your life.

New Ideas for the Chopstick

In China alone, an estimated 45 billion pairs of disposable chopsticks are used and thrown away every year. This equals the wood from 25 millio