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The 7 Best and Worst Ways to Ask for Help

Need a hand asking for assistance? We're here to help.

12 Money-Saving Tricks You Can Learn From Hipsters

You know why Hipsters ride fixies? One gear is cheaper than 10. That and more frugal lessons from the latest edition of youth counter-culture.

10 Types of Bargains You Should Skip

It's easy to be drawn in by BOGO's siren song — sometimes with actual sirens! But check the fine print and the math to make sure the deal is real.

How to Raise Backyard Chickens

If you've thought about getting your own set of fowl, this starter guide will have you well on your way to fresh eggs and friendly wake-up calls.

8 Ways to Save on a First Date Without Looking Cheap

A first date is all about putting your best foot forward. Impress your intended without breaking your budget with these frugal date ideas.

12 Ways to Have a No-Spend Holiday Season

Refocus your holiday spirit on time well spent with friends and family this year and Santa won't won't get the better of your budget again.

12 Reasons You Deserve to Get Fired

Losing a job is never fun and it's rarely easy. That is, it isn't easy unless you're guilty of any of these career derailers.

9 Things to Never Do When Your Car Breaks Down

Breaking down by the side of the road will definitely ruin your day. Don't make a bad situation worse by making any of these safety mistakes.

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Home When You're Single

Single homeownership is on the rise. Before you embark on the homebuying process solo, consider some important factors.

The 5 Best Air Fryers

Cooking healthy versions of delicious fried foods isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these air fryers and your French fries will be healthier and tastier.

3 Weird Ways People Get Promoted

The best way to get a promotion — and a raise — may not be working hard and well. Start sharpening your wit (and rubbing your lucky rabbit's foot).

Best Money Tips: How to Furnish Your Apartment for Less

Today we found articles on budget-friendly ways to furnish an apartment, how to be a good host for house guests, and ways to make back-to-school season exciting for everyone.

Turn Any LCD Monitor into a TV Projector

Got a spare LCD monitor kicking around? Don't can it — turn it into a homemade XGA projector!

8 Savings Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Even the best savers among us sometimes slip up, but if you can avoid these common savings mistakes and your money will grow and grow.

5 Fun Money Boosts That Grow Your Savings

Adding some extra income will help you reach a savings goal that much sooner. Make it fun and you'll have a great time getting there, too.

MegaMillions - Mo' Money Mo' Problems?

Last night's MegaMillions drawing was for $370 million dollars. They say that money doesn't buy happiness, but I've got enough happiness right now. So I could totally use $370 million for, say, shoes. Did I say 'shoes'? [more]

How to Maximize the Value of Your Frequent Flier Miles

Not all airline miles are created equal. Make sure you're squeezing every cent out of your miles by following these tips.

The 5 Best Knife Sharpeners

A sharp knife makes meal prep easy, and it's a whole lot safer, too. Keep your edge with one of these best five knife sharpeners.

10 Magic Words to Say to Get the Best New Car Price

High-pressure salespeople are clever with words — especially in the auto market. Turn the tables with these negotiation winners.

5 Important Questions to Ask Before Adding to Your Family

Babies need more than just love and affection. Before expanding your family, find out what your budget can bear.