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The hidden beauty secrets of the stars.

So, why is a bald guy with no use for hair products and make-up writing about beauty secrets? Good question, right? But as an ad man, it's extremely helpful to know Hollywood secrets that I can use in the low-budget shoots I often attend. [more]

Best Money Tips: Factors to Consider Before Becoming a Pet Owner

Today we found some awesome articles on factors to consider before becoming a pet owner, losing weight frugally, and saving on auto insurance.

The three secrets to a successful family business

Everyone sees the family business as a safety net. But if your family doesn't prepare, that safety net likely won't be around for the next generation.

Best Money Tips: Save Money and Stick to Your Budget

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money and sticking to your budget, using credit cards without getting burried in debt, and using receipts to save money.

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

Savings Rates Below Inflation? Save Anyway

When savings rates are below the inflation rate, it's easy to delude yourself into thinking you shouldn't save. That's a bad idea.

Best Money Tips: Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget

Today we found some fantastic articles on home decorating ideas on a budget, personal finance advice for college students, and summertime tax moves.

Life Is Like Investing in the Stock Market

When life throws us curve balls, we can look to an unlikely source of inspiration to help us get through — our investments.

Buy a Home You Can Afford With the Mortgage Suitcase Trick

When you're thinking about buying a home, it's easy to buy more house than you need (and get stuck with a pricier mortgage). Use this trick to save.

Use Safe Driving To Save Gas During The Last 6 Weeks Of Winter

The Groundhog predicted that we will have to endure six more weeks of winter. This means more snow, ice, and cold that can reduce your car's efficiency by up to 50%. Fortunatel

Best Money Tips: Eat Well for Less

Today we found some fantastic articles on eating well for less, Black Friday 2012 deals, and making your Christmas budget go farther.

The Limits of Small Economies

People often recommend cutting out little expenses to help get back on financial track. What's rarely mentioned is that this alone won't solve the problem.

Outsourcing Your Life, and Creating New Businesses

How much is your time worth? What if you could find a way to have more quality time, less work, and possibly a higher income? Or - what if you need a new business idea, but don'

The Questionable Aspects of The Housing Bailout Bill - H.R. 3221

In my last article I wrote about the one aspect of the $300 billion dollar housing bailout that I thought made sense, but the full text of the bill known as H.R. 3221 is over 700

Best Money Tips: Make Your Groceries Last Longer

Today we found some stellar articles on making your groceries last longer, saving on wedding favors, and retirement savings busters.

5 Things That Seem Like Savvy Buys But Are Actually Terrible Splurges

Tired of falling into big-ticket traps? Watch out for these five "buys" that are not as smart as they seem.

Interview with Silicon Valley Blogger of The Digerati Life

The Silicon Valley Blogger from The Digerati Life recently stopped by our forums to do a great Q&A session with our readers. She gave insightful advice on how to write a personal f

9 Financial Lessons People Learn in High School — Did You?

While high schoolers don't often have complicated financial lives, money is still part of growing up. Many early lessons carry on to adulthood.

4 Sort-of Small Kitchen Gadgets that Equal Big Savings!

Are your kitchen counters cluttered with unused small appliances and dusty “do-it-all” gizmos? Learn how to use these top four appliances to cut meal prep, clean-up time, and a bi

Best Money Tips: The Money and Relationships Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on money and relationships!