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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.

10 Ways to Get Great Hair Without the Salon

Save pricey salon days for a rare treat and get gorgeous, healthy hair with some simple (and cheap!) tricks.

Save Your Retirement by Avoiding These 10 Risky Investments

You could get motion sickness from the ups and downs of these volatile stocks. Keep more of your money by steering clear of these investments.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Gas

Today we found some awesome articles on saving money on gas, how keeping a budget can improve your finances, and creating a will.

There's No Good Reason Not to Get the Amazon.com Rewards Visa Credit Card

If you shop on Amazon.com, there's no reason not to get the Amazon.com credit card to start earning rewards on your purchases!

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Gas

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to save on gas, the best things to buy in October, and avoiding Craigslist rental scams.

16 Smart Uses for Mason Jars

These days mason jars can be used more for decor and storage than for canning. Their uses are endless!

Beyond Wrapping Paper -- Post-Holiday Bargains

It doesn't take a frugal bloodhound to seek out half-price wrapping paper and holiday cards in early January. But don't stop your discount shopping there. Recent

Why You Should Do Things You're Bad At

Competence is comfortable — but maybe it shouldn't be. Doing things you're bad at has some serious mental, physical, and emotional benefits.

Estate Planning: Why Me?

What is an estate, what makes up an estate plan, why do I need one, and how do I go about planning? These and more questions are answered in this matter-of-fact article.

What Happens at a Foreclosure Auction?

Property buyers with cash can save as much as 30% off the market price at a foreclosure auction. Here's what to expect on the courthouse steps.

Watch Out for These 5 Sneaky 401K Fees

Don't let fees and plan costs sap your 401K earnings. Watch out for these five hidden retirement fees.

Are You Stealing From Your Photographer?

We've removed this article from our archives. We have great respect for photographers and their work. We do not endorse reprinting copyrighted photographs even for personal u

How to hire employees

I worked one place that was much, much better than anyplace else I ever worked. The guy who ran it told me that the secret was in how to hire people. Most managers do it the wron

Skip the Trade-In: Why You Should Sell Your Car Privately

If you're in the market for new wheels, find out why it might be smarter to skip the trade-in and sell your old car yourself.

11 Ways to Have Fun at Your In-Laws

Visiting in-laws can be emotionally and physically draining. Learn ways to enjoy yourself and your family despite holiday and travel stress.

How Do You Spend Money When Traveling?

The urge to save money is a defining characteristic of the budget traveler. But is there ever a time when it is actually a good idea to spend money? If it will healthfully support

Checking in With Old Goals for the New Year

It seems like New Year's resolutions were made to be broken. This year, let's change that by looking old resolutions and getting them back on track.

Best Money Tips: Throw a New Years Bash for Less Cash

Today we found some stellar articles on throwing a new years bash for less cash, paying off your auto loan early, and ways to donate to the Sandy Hook victims.

Best Money Tips: How to Buy a Used Rental Car

Today we found some fantastic articles on buying a used rental car, learning to ski or snowboard for less, and saving on health insurance.