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Slow DRIP into investing

My first-ever individual stock holding was a Duke Power (now Duke Energy) share that I acquired through its Dividend Reinvestment Plan or DRIP. [more]

6 Secured Credit Card Facts to Remember

A secured credit card is a great way to repair (or build) credit. Before you sign up, be sure you understand the basics.

Pure Genius - All In The Name Of Eco-Friendly

Ok, recycling is as eco-friendly as I get so far, and I'm even too lazy for that sometimes. [more]

Five Beauty Products I've Learned To Live Without

Beauty products are my weakness. I don't feel as guilty spending money on them because they're always cheaper than 20 dollars (well, the ones I buy anyway). But this is a bad habit

Frugal Transport--bicycling

Three years ago I started bicycling to work. It was a gradual thing. It took extra planning to ride--there were issues with clothing, issues with carrying stuff on the bike.

Feeling patriotic? Grab a free National Guard t-shirt.

A quick free offer for you folks. No shipping, no tax, just a completely free t-shirt from your one-and-only Army National Guard. [more]

25 Ways to Have Cheap Summer Fun

From picnics and photography to movies, magic, and even massages, discover 25 great ways to have cheap (or free!) summer fun.

Best Money Tips: 20 Odd Ways to Make Money

Today we found some great articles on odd ways to make extra money, tips for better self-esteem, and how to work from home like a pro.

Actually Get Things Done: Creating a Reasonable To-Do List

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by a to-do list that seems to go on forever. Reclaim your productivity with these suggestions.

More children hurt in Crocs-related accidents.

Some of you may recall my recent article on the inherent dangers of wearing Crocs on escalators. Well, the misery, pain and nasty injuries continue to happen. Since writing the art

The 6 Best Natural Sunscreens

The sun's harmful rays can dim your summer fun. Try one of these skin-friendly sunscreens to stay outside and keep sunburn at bay.

Best Money Tips: Unique Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

Today we found some fantastic articles on unique ways to cut wedding costs, beating the latest airline fees, and organizing your workday.

Best Money Tips: 11 Things to Do Before Buying a Used Car

Today we found some great articles on things to do before you buy a used car, emotional mistakes that keep you poor, and major dos and don’ts at a job interview.

6 Mosquito-Repellent Plants With a Dual Purpose

These inexpensive herbs and flowers can add decoration to your garden and flavor to your meals...and they just happen to deter mosquitoes too!

Frugal Changes You Don't Want to Make — But Can

Some frugal moves just seem too annoying, too difficult — simply too much. But these five are easier than you might expect and can save you hundreds.

Common Money-Saving Mistakes That Can Cost Big Bucks

Some common efforts to save actually result in wasting money. Think twice and avoid these common pitfalls.

What's on your Christmas wish list?

Finding true love? A clean credit report? A new iPhone? Share your holiday wish list with us in the comments for a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate! As a bonus, check

Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Make More Money

Today we found some great articles on ways to boost your income, how to create a minimalist kitchen, and common misconceptions about social security.

As the Wood Burns: The Top 3 BioMass Heating Sources Revealed

CNN predicted a 22% increase in the cost

20+ Things You Need in Your House to Keep Your Family Safe

Home is where the heart is — and where your family should always be safe. Don't skimp on these basic home safety precautions.