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Best Money Tips: Have More Fun for Less Money

Today we found some great articles on having more fun for less money, ways to save $1 a day, and improving your career prospects.

Opportunity Costs and Conscious Spending: How Spending $1 Today Can Cost You $10 Tomorrow

In this sample from his new personal finance course, expert J.D. Roth explains how understanding opportunity costs can lead to smarter spending.

8 Quick Ways to Boost Energy Without Caffeine

You don't need a dose of caffeine for a quick pick-me-up — you need a good laugh. Discover how that and seven other things can give you caffeine-free boosts.

The 5 Best Robotic Vacuums

A robotic vacuum can be a great way to keep your floors clean without any effort. Here are our picks for the five best!

How to Become One of Those "Lucky" People Who Scores Great Deals

"Good luck comes from hard work" is true in bargain hunting, too. Learn how to make your own frugal luck with this collection of deal-hunting tricks.

Best Money Tips: How to Start Investing

Today we found some stellar articles on how to start investing, time management for part-time entrepreneurs, and home staging on a budget.

10 Wines That Taste Pricier Than They Are

In the world of wine, more expensive doesn't necessarily mean better. Here are 10 delicious, affordable bottles to watch for.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in May

May has some unique deals, like stellar Memorial Day sales later this month. So dive in and brush up on the best and worst things to buy in May.

38 Ways to Save Money Without Trying (Much)

A penny saved is a penny earned. Do it over and over and over again and you're talking some serious saving!

The Second-Best Way to Make your Household More Secure

You already know the best way to make your household finances more secure: emergency fund, insurance, diversified investment portfolio, marketable skills. But once you're doing

Who's Your Data? The Myths and Misnomers of Unemployment Figures

How are jobless numbers tabulated? Are they even accurate in the truest sense? Why do newspeople get it completely wrong? Why do the jobless figures make us so jittery and

Why You Should Still Pay Attention to Bitcoin

After a winter of high valuations — and high profile heists — Bitcoin has lost some of its luster. Is it still worth anybody's attention?

Video on How to Spot Counterfeits

As part of introducing the new $100 that'll come out in February, the US Treasury is producing a video podcast, and the current episode is on spotting counterfeit notes.

The 5 Best Fitness Trackers

A fitness tracker can help you monitor calories and keep to your fitness plan. Here are five to consider.

5 Reasons Why You Should Give Kids Cash for the Holidays

Don't waste your time with toys this holiday season. Skip to the good stuff, and send kids cash for Christmas.

10 Ways to Prevent an Emergency From Driving You Into Debt

If you're caught short when life catches you short, don't panic. Instead, try these strategies to manage an emergency and avoid debt.

Best Money Tips: Maintain the Value of Your Car

Today we found some great articles on maintaining the value of your car, things you should buy in bulk, and organizational tools.

Retail Therapy: The Benefits of Shopping

"Retail therapy" — shopping to help you feel better — is typically viewed with scorn. But some recent findings suggest that shopping can make you happy...if you do it right.

The 6 Companies With the Best Customer Service

Sure, business is in it for the money. That's why it's so nice to hear about a company going above and beyond to satisfy a customer — like these.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Beer

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on beer, inexpensive date ideas, and saving more on dental care.