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6 Great Horror Movies You Can Watch for Free

If you're after cheap thrills this Halloween, free classic horror movies are hard to beat. Since these are all in the public domain, you don't have to fear the copyright ghouls.

Are You Being Ripped off at the Gas Station?

Is the amount of gas you are pumping - and paying for - really the amount of gas that ends up in your tank? Here's a quick and easy test to make sure you are getting your money's w

Americans' savings rate up to almost 7% - who benefits?

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the personal savings rate in May 2009 was 6.9%. This a 15 year high and a far cry from the negative savings rates of just a few yea

Location Independent Career Basics

WA location independent career is your ticket to workplace freedom. We’ll look at the basic qualities (good and bad) of a location independent career.

How to Get Free Wi-Fi at Airports That Charge for Internet Connections

If you're stuck at an airport that charges for Internet connections, here's a solution: Go to the gift shop and ask for a a free Wi-Fi pass.

Can I Eat This? A Quick Guide to Expiration Dates and Food Safety

Food waste costs consumers billions every year, and the culprit is confusion about expiration dates. Find out what you can still eat, no matter what the carton says.

10 Ways to Get More Wear Out of Your Clothing

With the average American family of four spending almost $4,000 per year on clothing, think of the money you can save by extending the life of your clothes and hanging onto them lo

10 Fun, Free Ways to Entertain Yourself During a Flight Delay

If you're facing a long layover and a shortage of power outlets, forgo the tablet and try one of these inspired — and free — ways to pass the time.

Need a Job? Try Searching in China

A recent article in The New York Times profiled young American graduates who found jobs or started businesses in China. This is not such a crazy idea considering that unemployment

Why Your New Year's Resolutions Will Fail

Most of us make them and few of us keep them — and there are good reasons why. Learn how to make your New Year's Resolutions stick.

10 Productivity Tips From Visionaries

How do the people who change the world get things done? Find out here, and learn how you can use their productivity tricks.

Best Money Tips: Tax Audit Flags

Today we found some fantastic articles on tax audit flags, tips for lowering your heating bill, and tips for easing back into work after vacation.

Best Money Tips: 5 Ways You're Overpaying for Health Care

Today we found articles on ways you’re spending too much on health care, how to optimize your workspace, and why sales tax holidays are not as great as they sound.

7 Ways to Sleep Better in Fewer Hours

Feel great tomorrow morning by making your limited sleep hours as effective as possible with these great sleep hacks.

How to Buy Personal Carbon Credits That Count

Even in this tough economy, there's a booming market in personal carbon credits. Learn how, and where, to buy them.

9 Ways to Tell If a Stock is Worth Buying

Wondering whether a stock is worth your investment? Here are a bunch of ways to decide!

This Creative Shopping Strategy Could Save You Tons

Forget making a "To Buy" list. Instead, focus on what you didn't buy, and watch your savings add up.

Best Money Tips: 6 Mistakes That Can KO Your Finances

Today we found articles on mistakes that can knock out your finances, ways to use Airbnb like a pro, and things that incredibly happy people do.

Ask the Readers: What will You Buy with Your Tax Refund? (Win Turbo Tax Prizes!)

People are just now starting to see their tax refunds filtering through their home offices. We want to know what you plan on doing with that refund -- if you get one OR what you be

8 Ways to Track Your Diet and Fitness for Free

Fitness experts will tell you that tracking progress is a good motivator. These free tools will help you do that, without hurting your budget goals.