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6 Simple Ways to Save Money by Tracking Your Receipts

Don't toss that receipt! Find out how to use that little scrap of paper to uncover some serious savings.

Best Money Tips: 17 Places to Watch Movies and TV for Free

Today we found some great articles on where you download or stream movies and TV shows for free, ways to make your home eco-friendly, and how to brew coffee without a coffee maker.

Walking away (from a job that’s going away) on your terms

If you sense that you're in trouble at your job, don't let the progressive disciplinary madness continue. Take action instead, and walk away on your terms.

Slow and Steady Wins the Debt Race

When you're in deep debt, bankruptcy can look appealing. However, the long way out of debt is usually the best way to get — and stay — out of debt.

How to Use Miles and Points for a Big Award Trip

Once you've earned all those points and miles on your credit card, how do you go about redeeming them for your dream vacation?

A year without toilet paper - The Interview

You wouldn't necessarily know it from watching him on his appearance on The Colbert Report. He comes across as a soft-spoken, good-natured guy, for sure. [more]

Best Money Tips: BBQ on a Budget

Today we found some fantastic articles on BBQing on a budget, buying quality furniture, and how to avoid pesky travel fees.

Creating an artificial windfall generator

Everybody enjoys getting a windfall. One of the attractions of the lottery (besides the infinitesimal chance that you might win a life-changingly huge amount) is that the smaller

Personal Finance Lessons from Online Adventure Game (RuneScape)

A friend shared with me some strategies he's learned for playing RuneScape. Can these strategies be applied to personal finance? Let's see.

Avoid IRS Penalties With This Simple Estimated Payment Strategy

If you work for yourself, or have a side job or other income, you may want to consider paying estimated quarterly taxes. It can save you money.

Local Currencies

Because the advantages of trade (lower prices) fall into the hands of the person making the decision (the buyer), there's a constant tendency to move toward freer trade, unless

7 Easy Ways to Preserve Your Early Harvest

Enjoy the sweet taste of summer all year round with these no-hassle ways to preserve your bounty of delicious fruits, veggies, and herbs.

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

7 Ways to Rent An Apartment With Bad Credit

Bad or low credit makes everything hard — even renting an apartment. Here's how you can still find a place when your credit is weak.

Stop Calling Me! How to Avoid Telemarketers

Are you tired of dinner getting cold while waiting for a telemarketer to pause long enough for you to say you're not interested? Stop the calls dead in their tracks with some h

6 Things to Never Do When Sharing Finances

Sharing a home, sharing a life… sharing money. Don't make these common money mistakes when splitting finances with your partner.

5 Signs You Probably Need an Accountant

Missed tax deductions, a side income, a house — it's not long before money gets complicated. When should you hire a pro?

The story of a guy with Downs Syndrome, some grocery bags and an idea straight from the heart.

Something I have often heard from teachers, mentors and my own parents is the following phrase: “Be the best at what you do, whatever you do.” It’s a lesson I have tried to live up

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Train Your Brain

Today we found budget-friendly ways to work out your brain, frugal uses for lemons, and ways to keep your things safe this Halloween.

Do you trust ads from radio DJs?

The US radio airwaves are filled with endorsements from radio DJs, and the list of things they hawk is mind-blowing.  Coming from a country that doesn’t have these pai