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25 tips from the frugally insane.

You know, saving money is a serious business. Sometimes, too serious. So now and then I like to inject a little fun into the proceedings. Back when I was a little younger, I would ocassionally glance at the magazines my mom would read. [more]

7 Ways to Actually Take All Your Vacation Days This Year

Time off is good for employees and employers, but too many of us skip them. Get proactive about your days off and stop giving your time to the man!

Haircuts to Dentistry and More: Get Low-Cost Services From Students

Want to spend less on haircuts, massages, car repairs, or even dentistry? You can. Just visit a training school.

9 Closet Offices That Will Change How You Work

No space? No problem. Create a home office that works for you with these nine clever "cloffices" as your inspiration.

Best Money Tips: Saving on Car Repairs

Today we found some great articles on saving on car repairs, what to do if your job is dying, and tips for a frugal New Year's Eve.

Slow DRIP into investing

My first-ever individual stock holding was a Duke Power (now Duke Energy) share that I acquired through its Dividend Reinvestment Plan or DRIP. [more]

6 Secured Credit Card Facts to Remember

A secured credit card is a great way to repair (or build) credit. Before you sign up, be sure you understand the basics.

Guide to Better Style: The Curated Closet

Closet a mess? Wardrobe uninspiring? Take a look at how to transform the chaos into a collection that reflects your personal style.

More children hurt in Crocs-related accidents.

Some of you may recall my recent article on the inherent dangers of wearing Crocs on escalators. Well, the misery, pain and nasty injuries continue to happen. Since writing the art

Best Money Tips: Sneaky Ways Supermarkets Get You to Spend More

Today we found some fantastic articles on sneaky ways supermarkets get you to spend more, paying less for insurance, and money talks to have with your kids.

Banish Plastic Wrap Forever and 9 Other Creative Uses for Beeswax

Mind your own beeswax — literally! These unique all-natural uses for beeswax will really get you buzzing.

10 Ways to Get Great Hair Without the Salon

Save pricey salon days for a rare treat and get gorgeous, healthy hair with some simple (and cheap!) tricks.

LANPASS Visa Secured Credit Card Review

The LANPASS Visa Secured card offers a way to build credit and earn miles for travel at the same time.

7 Times It's Okay to Raid Your 529 Plan

While you shouldn't tap a 529 plan willy-nilly, sometimes it's okay to dip into school savings, especially if you have better options.

Best Money Tips: How to Save $1,000 in 30 Minutes

Today we found some great articles on ways to save $1,000 in 30 minutes, home maintenance tips for fall, and the best time to buy the new iPhone.

6 Places It Pays to Relocate To

Looking for a change? From paying you for your smarts to just plain paying you, these six locations want you so much, they're willing to pay you to move.

5 Easy Things Science Says You Should Do for Your Family

Make the most of precious time with your family. Science says these five habits will make you closer and stronger than ever.

Best Money Tips: Throw a New Years Bash for Less Cash

Today we found some stellar articles on throwing a new years bash for less cash, paying off your auto loan early, and ways to donate to the Sandy Hook victims.

Best Money Tips: Ideas to Save on Your Morning Coffee

Today we found some fantastic articles on ideas to save on your morning coffee, how to know if your job is in jeopardy, and cutting your restaurant bill.

Best Money Tips: 15 Things to Do Before 2015 Ends

Today we found smart things to do before 2015 comes to an end, the best ways to make the most of Black Friday, and tips on overcoming things that limit your potential.