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Best Money Tips: Entertaining on a Budget

Today we found some great articles on entertaining on a budget, saving money at restaurants, and how to use LinkedIn.

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Look Ma! I'm on TV! Life as a Background Actor

Like most jobs low on the totem pole in entertainment, TV/movie extra work (or "Background Acting") pays practically nothing. [more]

I'll have one Visa credit card, hold the APR

Why bother with middling details, like the interest rate? Just go ahead and get that card. Bank of America can help! I do most of my banking at Bank of America. I don't adore Bank of America, but they've always been pretty good. [more]

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US Airways Promotion: How to Save on International Flights

Want to fly to France? Zip over to Zambia? Learn how, by taking advantage of this promotion, you can cut the cost of your international airfare.

Best Money Tips: Factors to Consider Before Becoming a Pet Owner

Today we found some awesome articles on factors to consider before becoming a pet owner, losing weight frugally, and saving on auto insurance.

Why I Hate Credit Card Points

Is racking up frequent flier miles a bad idea? Learn why one writer wants almost nothing to do with credit card rewards, unless they're cash back.

The Millionaire Next Door: Riches De-mystified

You've seen them driving by you but you didn't even notice. They were in the checkout line at the grocery store but you didn't give them a second glance. They're ev

Best Money Tips: Save Money and Stick to Your Budget

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money and sticking to your budget, using credit cards without getting burried in debt, and using receipts to save money.

Special Events that Will Cost you Nothing

Want something to do, but don’t have the cash? Activities are popping up all over the U.S. that won’t even require you to bring your wallet!

Slamming Suggestions for the Humble Rubber Band

Have more of these things floating around than you know what to do with? Just like clothespins and binder clips, these humble bits of office flotsam can be used for more things tha

Best Money Tips: Negotiating the Raise You Deserve

Today we found some fantastic articles on negotiating the raise you deserve, getting kids outside in the summer, and free ways to make someone's day.

Borrowing to Invest: Helpful or Hurtful?

Can debt possibly be a good thing? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. But carrying debt that enables you to earn money is a concept called Leveraging, and can be v

Scheduling Time Versus Scheduling Tasks

Of late Getting Things Done by David Allen has seemed like the book to read. I read it a year or two ago, and internalized a lot of its methodology. One thing about it, though

Grandpa’s Penny: “If you never spend it, you’ll never be broke!”

With the holiday season upon us, it seems everyone just wants us to buy. Apply my Grandpa's simple principle to avoid drowning in purchases.

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How to Distinguish Yourself Online From People With the Same Name as You

Who shares your name online — a fugitive? Or worse, a reality show star? Learn how to distinguish yourself from other people with the same name online.

Life Is Like Investing in the Stock Market

When life throws us curve balls, we can look to an unlikely source of inspiration to help us get through — our investments.

Best Money Tips: 2012 Holiday Layaway Plans Explained

Today we found some great articles on 2012 holiday layaway plans explained, making traveling a priority on a limited budget, and when to haggle.