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U.S. Bank FlexPerks Select+ American Express Card Review

The U.S. Bank FlexPerks Select+ American Express offers a flat rewards program for all your purchases.

Ask the Readers

Usually, I have a lot to write about. But today? Today there's only one thing I can write about, because this thing is driving me crazy. [more]

USAA Secured Card Platinum Visa Review

Military personnel and their families would benefit from the extra perks USAA cards provide. Their secured card helps build or repair credit, too.

8 Home Buys You Should Never Skimp On

From door locks to kitchen appliances, some things are worth the extra cost. Shop smart, but don't skimp when it comes to these home buys.

Food Going Bad Quickly? Here's How to Fix It

Spoiled snacks keep ending up in the trash? Stop wasting food (and cash!) by learning how to store it properly.

Asustek launching budget laptops starting at $199.

You probably already know about the $100 laptop (One Laptop Per Child). [more]

DIY Prime Rib

Prime Rib may sound intimidating to try at home. After all, restaurants can charge an upwards of $35 (think Lawry's) per cut. But it is one of those dishes where once you get the timing right, it's really easy, and a huge deal. [more]

7 Frugal Myths Debunked

What are the myths about frugality and what does it really mean to be a frugal guru? Debunk the most common myths about frugal living.

How George Washington dealt with British bioterrorism

Over 130,000 Americans died from smallpox during the War of Independence. Documents released by the National Archives show evidence that the British may have used smallpox as an insidious biological weapon against the colonists. [more]

Saving money for kids made easy (NOT) by banks

Last week, I closed a no-maintenance-fee account because I was charged a hefty you-haven’t-deposited-any-money-lately fee a/k/a dormant account fee. I offered to make a deposit in exchange for a fee waiver; no way was the response. [more]

Best Money Tips: Tactics to Get Free Food

Today we found some great articles on tactics to get free food, how to take an inexpensive road trip, and tips for budgeting when you're broke.

Best Money Tips: Apps for a Smarter Home

Today we found some great articles on apps that make your home smarter, summer items you can buy at the dollar store, and cheap date ideas that won’t skimp on the romance.

Never go shopping unless you're armed with a cell phone.

"It seems like a great deal, but maybe it's cheaper somewhere else?" I've said those words a lot, maybe not out loud but certainly in my head. [more]

Best Money Tips: What Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Today we found some great articles on things that successful people do to maximize their time, possible causes for your high bills, and ways to keep promises with yourself.

The Big Kahuna of Coupon Books

Being able to find the best deals seems to be a hallmark of the American population. Whether it’s saving money on clothing, travel, food, or electronics, we're always looking for w

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12 Tasty Ways to Cook With Wine

What to do with those couple extra pours in the bottle? Add a boozy twist to your next dish with these killer ways to use wine in the kitchen.

Best Money Tips: Have a Fantastic Honeymoon on a Budget

Today we found some fantastic articles on car insurance 101, earning more income with less work, and having a fantastic honeymoon on a budget.

Cow Appreciation Day!

Are you just itching to pull out that cow costume? Or have you ever wanted to dress like a cow and get rewarded for it? Then, Friday, July 13th might just be your day! Chick-Fil

Do I need life insurance for little ones?

When my second child was born, I was approached by an insurance agent who thought that I should consider purchasing life insurance policies for my children. [more]