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7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping

Camping out is an affordable way to vacation and enjoy nature's splendor. Make your next trip a pleasant one by avoiding these don'ts.

Ask the Readers: Who Do You Think Should Pay on a First Date?

Tell us who you think should pay for a first date and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

When NOT to put money in your 401(k)

The twin advantages of tax deferral and a corporate match make the 401(k) the foundation of most people's savings plan. Putting in enough to get the maximum corporate match is

Best Money Tips: Slash Your Cell Phone Bill

Today we found some fantastic articles on slashing your cell phone bill, keys to a frugal retirement, and health insurance for the unemployed.

15 Easy and Delicious Ice Cream Substitutes

Few things satisfy a sweet tooth (but sabotage a waistline) quite like ice cream. Skip the guilt and try these delicious, healthy alternatives.

Ask the Readers: What is Your Favorite Way to Cool Down?

Tell us how about your favorite way to cool down and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Go Ahead -- Take Candy From a Baby

One frugal mom recycles that Halloween loot for the Christmas stockings. Even if you don't go that far, now is the time to start thinking about stocking-stuffer sweets.

How to Beat Grocery Price Increases

Facing grocery price increases caused by food shortages can be daunting — but with these frugal techniques, you can drastically cut your bill.

14 Reasons You're Bad at Exercising

It's easy to want to get fit and exercise more. It's even easier to to make excuses and skip it instead. What's holding you back?

Ask the Readers: What is Your Favorite Childhood Memory?

Tell us about your favorite childhood memory and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Can you talk to your friends about debt?

Can you talk to your friends about your debt? Can you talk to your friends about their debt?

The 8 Best Ways to Stream TV and Movies for Free

Is it finally time to cut the cord? Find out the latest on free and legal video streaming services and see for yourself.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Valentine's Day?

Tell us how you save money on Valentine's Day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The Truth about Wealth

Is wealth about money, or having goals, or achieving milestones, or something completely different? Read on for a description of what a wise friend told me wealth might actually b

20 Great Frugal Skills — and How to Get Them

Independence is at the heart of frugality. But to be independent, you need skills. Here are 20 easy-to-learn skills that can save you money.

Ask the Readers: What's the Nicest Frugal Thing You've Done for a Neighbor?

Tell us about the nicest frugal thing you've done for a neighbor and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Living within your means isn't nasty

How bad could things get? The New York Times asked that question about the economic situation. It's a good question, but they gave a really bad answer.

FinCon12: The Second Annual Financial Blogger Conference

The 2nd Annual Financial Blogger Conference is just days away! Phil Taylor from PT Money has an amazing conference planned for all attendees!

Scrumptious Sprouting for Your Meals

Instead of buying those expensive sprouts in the produce section at the store, did you ever consider making your own sprouts?

LifeMiles Visa Secured Credit Card: Earn Miles as You Rebuild Your Credit

The LifeMiles Visa Secured credit card is one of the few secured cards that allows you to earn miles while rebuilding your credit.