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6 Attitudes That Breed Financial Failure

Can changing our minds about money change our fortunes? Yup. Here are six ideas about finances that you might want to ditch.

Save Money on Insurance

Most of us have insurance of one sort or another. But if you're like me, the prospect of a trip to the insurance agent's office isn't something that keeps you awake with excitement

Home Exchanges: Free Accommodations With Perks

Home exchanges are a great frugal option for family vacations, and they come with lots of added perks. Plan your trip with these tips and resources.

Credit Card Insurance? No Thanks.

So your credit card company just called offering you balance protection insurance against job loss, disability, life, or critical illness. The cost will be just pennies, calculated

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One-time encounters or long-term relationships: when negotiating strategies should differ

For years, I struggled to negotiate effectively with a business associate (I’ll call him Mr. X), despite concessions gargantuan in my estimation but miniscule and unacceptable in h

Best Money Tips: Get Great Deals on Outlet Purchases

Today we found some awesome articles on getting great deals on outlet purchases, making money teaching, and saving for retirement with an IRA.

The Joy of Disconnecting

Technology can be helpful, wonderful...and incessant. Discover why it's important to put the smartphone down and take a break.

How to Freeze Foods That "Don't Freeze Well"

Think you can't freeze it? Think again. Discover the best ways to put "unfreezable" foods on ice.

Google Reader invades your privacy and it's not going to stop

Before 12/14, Google Reader already had a "sharing" feature, which allows you to share posts with people that you had explicitly identified as friends you wanted to share

MIB: The Big Brother for Insurance Companies

MIB. No, it's not the alien-hunting agency Men In Black; it's the illness-hunting agency Medical Information Bureau. And you may not know it, but they could

Ask the Readers: Is It Possible to Be Too Frugal?

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Best Money Tips: Get Your Kids to Save

Today we found some stellar articles on getting your kids to save, saving by spending on select days, and things you shouldn't keep in your wallet.

Raise your standard of living by focusing your spending

Are you tired of reading the same frugality suggestions? I'm talking about the repeated exhortations to eat out less, turn off your cable, and stop buying expensive coffee dri

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Ask the Readers: Are You Filing Your Own Taxes This Year?

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Ask the Readers: What Are Your Favorite Fall Activities?

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An Open Invitation to PineCone Research

PineCone Research is one of the oldest and most respected online survey companies on the web. They pay very promptly for each survey you complete. I usually get my check within

Ask the Readers: Do You Prefer Ebooks or Printed Books?

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