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Frugality and the Myth of Self-Denial

Contrary to popular opinion, frugality isn't all about self-denial. Discover how little luxuries can help keep you frugal.

Lose Weight and Eat Better With the 8 Best Diet Apps

Dieters with smartphones have a wide selection of apps to help count calories and track progress. Check out this trim list of the eight best.

How to Build Your Own Trigger for Happiness

What would you say if I told you that you could build a button that, at a push, instantly floods you with the feelings of your choice? I'll show you how.

Save Money by "Hypermiling" Your Air Conditioning

Summer isn't over yet, and neither is the summer heat. Keep your cool and your dollars a little longer by stretching your AC's chill as far as it will go.

Raising Financially Savvy Kids, Productivity, and More with Kylie Ofiu

Check out my interview with Kylie for tips on raising financially savvy kids, productivity, and her favorite ways to use Skype!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 09/06

Today's great deals include Seda Ultra Sharp 5-Piece Ceramic Knife Set, 50% off Lee's Men's Jeans, 70% off Frye Women's Shoes, and more!

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in November

November is one of the happiest months for budget-conscious shopping. And there are deals to be had all month long — not just around Black Friday.

Beat the Nirvana fallacy: why doing something is better than nothing

The problem with the Nirvana fallacy is simple: there's NEVER a perfect solution, only shades of decisions that are better than others, and mistakes you make and can hopefully lear

39 Tips That'll Save You Hundreds on Your Next Trip

From saving gas to finding great, cheap accommodations and more, make the most of your travel budget with these ideas.

Look, But Don’t Touch: Avoid Marketing Manipulation

When it comes to shopping, touching an item may in fact encourage consumers to purchase things they hadn’t intended on buying in the first place.

How to Choose and Store Fruit for Maximum Freshness and Flavor

Cut down on food (and dollar) waste by learning how to choose fresh fruits and how to store them once you bring them home.

The Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager, Tonight on Blog Talk Radio!

Jeff’s humorous (and sometimes rough) way of sharing frugality has been popular among many of our readers. We’ve got the exclusive interview you won’t want to miss! Hear Jeff sha

How to Host House Guests Without Going Crazy

The next time you have house guests, follow these suggestions to make the stay easier on both you and your guests.

The 5 Best Air Purifiers

Clean air is surprisingly hard to come by, but with the help of one of these top air purifiers, you'll be sure to breathe easy in no time.

Secrets of Telemarketing From an Industry Insider

Recently, someone from "behind enemy lines" came forward to give us all invaluable tips on dealing with those harassing calls from telemarketers. Learn the secrets you need to know

How Foreclosure, Deed in Lieu, and Short Sale Affect Credit Scores

Currently millions of Americans are delinquent on their home loans or facing foreclosure. Foreclosure, deed in lieu of foreclosure, and short sales are several ways for borrowers t

Best Money Tips: Free Ways to Entertain Yourself at Home

Today we found some fantastic articles on free ways to entertain yourself at home, free exercises that will help you get in shape, and advice for college graduates without debt.

Best Money Tips: Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions

Today we found some stellar articles on commonly overlooked tax deductions, where you can learn home improvement skills, and tips for escalating your productivity.

When It's Time to Destroy Debt, Start With a Goal

I'm doing a 90-day series on air and online to help people destroy debt. My first installment concerns the single most important thing you can do: establish goals. Read and watch f

Dryer Sheets, Shampoo, and 15 Other Everyday Things You Can Make at Home

Why buy when you can make at home so many of the home and personal care products you use? Here are 17 easy recipes to get you started.