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How to Have a Fun Family Road Trip Without Breaking Your Budget

You've got your summer family road trip mapped out — just don't let on the road budget busters ruin your fun.

Best Money Tips: Become an Educated Investor in 8 Simple Steps

Today we found articles on how to become an educated investor, expert secrets to sleeping better, and practical advice for millennials who want to get on the property ladder.

10 Ways to Have a Cheaper Easter

Easter is not the most extravagant holiday but that bunny can still bite your budget. Fill this year's basket with frugal tips as well as treats.

3 Supposed Etiquette Faux Pas That Actually Make You Look Good

The rules of etiquette sometimes seem arcane and inflexible. Don't beat yourself up if you trip over one of these faux pas — own your flub and win.

7 Budget Items You May be Forgetting

Unexpected expenses are the worst. Get one step ahead by staying prepared for these sneaky budget busters and keep saving more.

Giving is Better Than Blogging... or IS it?

Giving is better than receiving. I do sincerely believe this, as much as I like receiving. And I do like getting stuff. You know that old saying about giving a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day... [more]

How to Save Money on College Applications

Everyone knows that college can be expensive — but just applying can be pricey as well. Learn how to cut down on costs.

Frugal... or just plain wrong?

You know what I love? Getting something for nothing. Oh, it's rare. It's also sort of greedy and raises all kinds of ethical questions. [more]

Women and Savings: What to Do at Your Life Stage

Whether you're just starting your career or looking to retire shortly, this guide can help you build your wealth.

10 Lies Rich People Never Tell Themselves

A little white lie can keep your bank account in the red. Are you making your money matters worse with the stories you tell yourself?

‘Secret’ Attraction

I finally buckled under the pressure to remain in the loop with Oprah and I rented 'The Secret.' Now, before you think I’m going to offer a movie review, I’ll simply say that it fe

How to Clean Your House in One Day

Yes, you CAN deep-clean your house quickly. Gather the troops, pump up the jams, and get down to business with these do-it-in-a-day tips.

Best Money Tips: 5 Golden Rules for Getting Out of Debt

Today we found some great articles on the golden rules of getting out of debt, habits of considerate people, and where to find extra income.

Homemade Deodorant: Is It Worth It?

Sure, ready-made deodorant is easy to purchase and use. But there are some great reasons to make your own (inexpensive!) deodorant.

How to Go on Vacation Without Getting Behind on Work

Work doesn't take a vacation when you do. Learn how to leave work behind without coming back to an overflowing inbox.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Use Less Water?

Tell us how you use less water and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

12 Cool Ways to Make Treasure Out of Trash

One man's trash... you know the saying. Make your own treasures with the things you'd typically kick to the curb.

Autumn Shopping: 5 Things to Buy in Fall

Autumn isn't just for pumpkin-carving. For these five kinds of items, it can be a great time to "rake" in some savings.

7 Great Investments for First-Timers

If you're new to investing and unsure of where to start, don't fret! Check out these investments that are great for newbies.

The "I Knew It!" Benefit of Expense Tracking

It's worth tracking your spending because it's the only way to learn where your money is going. But it's worth doing for another reason as well.