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Best Money Tips: Stay Fit for Free

Today we found some awesome articles on staying fit for free, how to save money, and ways to attend a business conference for free.

The 3 Best Books to Start Investing Today

There are plenty of resources online to help you learn about investing, but print still has value. Read these books to learn the fundamentals.

The Toyota I-Unit; would you drive it?

We've been talking a lot about gas prices recently. That's no surprise considering we're paying almost three times more for gas than we were six years ago. [more]

20 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Summer

Let the sun shine on savings with these fun and family-friendly summer activities. The best part? They're super cheap!

6 Uses for Those Old Whitewalls

No, they don’t have to be whitewalls, but I know that sometime in the near future you will have an old tire to get rid of. [more]

Frugal Ways to Help Your Child Get the Best Education

Making sure your kids get the best education possible isn't always easy, but these resources can help you create a challenging curriculum on the cheap.

7 States With the Lowest Taxes for Retirees

Why deal with burdensome taxes in your golden years? Make one of these tax-lenient states your new home base in retirement.

What Are Your Tipping Rules?

I thought I knew what the rules for tipping were. When I'm at a restaurant, my standard is to pay double the tax (comes out to 16.5% where I am). [more]

5 Money Matters That Won't Affect Your Credit Score

Your credit score takes into account everything about your finances, right? No, and you might be surprised at what isn't included.

5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by 50

By your 50s, you should have a solid grasp on personal finance — and if not, it might be due to these all-too-common mistakes.

Which Online Services Are Worth Paying For?

From TV to photo hosting, which paid online services are worth opening your wallet for? Find out here.

Passing for Middle Class

Keeping up with the Joneses isn't necessary, but sometimes it can be helpful to look like you are. Here's why — and how to do it.

Step-By-Step Guide to Rolling Over Your Old 401(k)

Rolling over your 401(k) isn’t necessarily fun, but it can be a vital to your financial future. Here's how to do it.

Hurray! Annual Freebie Calendar

Whether you're looking for comic books or coffee, print this list out and stick it on your fridge, so you'll always know when the next big freebie is coming.

23 Relaxing Ways to Enjoy Your Kid's First Day at School

Summer vacation is finally over. Whatever will you do with the long, long hours between drop-off and pick-up?

6 Cheap Ways to Get Rid of Household Pests

Ewww, bugs! Send your unwelcome household guests packing with some simple, cheap, and eco-friendly pest solutions.

Healthy Eating--It'll Cost You!

It's not easy eating green! With fresh foods at sky-high prices, what's a financially challenged yet socially conscious eater to do?

24 Easy to Make Grab and Go Snacks

Quell a case of the munchies without sabotaging your diet. These healthy, sweet, and savory snacks are perfect to grab and go.

Ask the Readers: When Was the Last Time You Cleaned Out Your Wallet?

Tell us when you last cleaned out your wallet and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Holiday Lessons Learned: Advice To Avoid Rip-Offs NYC

This holiday season has been rough for me. I moved out to New York for a few months and thought I'd be set with my savings and supplementary, lucrative temp work. However, at t