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Deal Killers: 5 Phrases to Avoid When Negotiating

Negotiating can sometimes be stressful, and that stress can make buyers and sellers say dumb things. Learn to score better deals by avoiding these phrases.

Best Money Tips: Money Tips for Couples

Today we found some great articles on money tips for couples, eating out on a budget, and online safety tips.

New $5 bill unveiled

The US Treasury today unveiled a new $5 bill, with security features intended to make it harder to bleach out a $5 and use the paper to counterfeit a $100 bill.

Deal With Your Debt or You May Go to Jail

Collection agencies are using severe methods to go after debtors. They're going through the courts to collect. The choices are show up, pay up — or get locked up. How can

10 Resolutions for the Green Revolution

Make a New Year's resolution to be more environmentally friendly with these 10 steps to green your life.

The Benefits of Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship sounds old-fashioned, but the reality is that apprenticeships are still around, and they can be valuable career-building experiences.

4lb box of See's chocolates for $1, plus FREE shipping. DEAL ENDED.

I'm scratching my head on this one folks. It may be a little premature to say I've found the "deal of the year" on January 1st, but I can't see anyone topping

Travel Planning With Class

Bring up class and most people start to get touchy. Unfortunately, it's an unavoidable reality when traveling. Different groups of travelers define themselves and others by cla

Why We Take on Credit Card Debt

Why some of us take on so much debt — and how others manage to avoid it so well — can seem mysterious. Discover some of the reasons.

Frequent Flier Programs for Infrequent Fliers

Use these tricks to maximize frequent flier miles and use them in creative ways to get the most benefit with the smallest credit.

11 Great Life Hacks Your Grandparents Forgot to Share With You

While modern technology has made life easier, there are still some incredible life hacks our grandparents used to use. And we should, too!

What I've been trying to say

You can choose how you want to live. If you choose to live simply, you gain a certain kind of freedom. In particular, you're free to choose to do the work that's the most satisfy

Think you can afford more house in the exurbs? Think again.

Many people who live in the far-out suburbs move there because they can buy more house for the money than they can in town. As an example from where I live, a house in Champaign-U

10 More Hobbies You Can Start for Free

New hobbies often come with hefty price tags. Jump into these right away with tools and materials you probably already have on hand.

The 5 Best Mixers

Whether you're stirring sauces or creaming together cake batter, a hand or stand mixer can be a valuable kitchen tool. Here are your best options.

My Favorite Guides to Frugal Living Are Not Guides to Frugal Living

Want to turn friends on to the frugal lifestyle without scaring them away? Ease them in with my favorite books that are not in-your-face anti-spending books, yet teach a lot of gre

Home Maintenance and Repair: What's an Emergency and What Can Wait?

If you're budget is tight and you have home repairs on the horizon, use this list to determine which projects can wait and which ones need your immediate attention.

What should you do when you are asked to repay an overpayment of severance?

TechCrunch recently reported that the software giant Microsoft made mistakes on the severances it paid to its laid off workers. As a result, Microsoft sent out letters to an unknow

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Food, Inc. and the Origins of Your Food: 3 Reasons to Remain Ignorant (Plus Free Movie Screenings)

Food, Inc., a movie detailing the origins and production of food, came to theaters last month. While I'm glad I've become more knowledgeable about food, in light of Food, Inc.'s re