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Getting Rich Slowly: Interview with JD Roth

Get Rich Slowly is one of the most popular personal finance web sites on the internet. JD Roth, the man behind the site, agreed to share some of his fiscal background and financial

Real eggs

Have you ever eaten an egg from a chicken that lives outside, eating bugs and worms and grubs instead of just chicken feed? You notice the difference as soon as you crack the she

Best Money Tips: Best Items to Buy Now

Today we found some great articles on the best items to buy in September, how women can reduce healthcare expenses, and exercising for less.

Frugal Tip: Do Not Spend When You Are Sad

Have you ever paid more than you normally would for something when you are trying to cheer yourself up? A recent study showed that a group of people who were sad offered almost fo

Manage your fixed expenses

When you think of people ruining their lives with foolish spending, it's easy to focus on the little things that add up--the meals out, the hefty bar tab, the daily Starbucks habit

So You Want to be a Landlord? Part I

With dropping home prices, a long term investment in real estate is looking pretty attractive. Whether you want to buy rental property outright, or renting is your plan B when your

Beware Celebrities Bearing Prepaid Cards

From the Kardashians to Justin Bieber, celebs are endorsing prepaid cards. Learn how these cards can drain your funds faster than saying, "Baby, baby, baby."

Best Money Tips: Brilliant Ways to Use Beer

Today we found brilliant uses for beer, simple moves that will make you richer, and questions to ask if you feel stuck.

The Man Behind the Bargains - An Interview with Ben Chui - Founder of BensBargains.net

Ben's Bargains is one of the oldest deal and coupon sites on the internet. The man behind this awesome frugal shopping destination is Ben

Have you ever seen such amazing junk?

My recent post about reusing old plastic bottles inspired me to look around at other ways to use, well, garbage. And I found a site that really made me think twice about the con

Money-Making Lessons From the Girl Scouts

Slinging cookies is tough business. One Cookie Mom shares 11 money lessons she's learned from working with the Girl Scouts.

8 Ways to Be a Better Human by Living Like a Vampire

If you can look past their blood thirst and fundamental moral depravity, vampires have a lot to teach us about being human.

50 Ways To Squeeze Value From Your Healthcare Dollar Without Killing Yourself

Healthcare will most likely be my family's largest expense in a couple of years, when we've finished paying our home mortgage. We're not heavy users of the healthcare system, so wh

Best Money Tips: Ways to Personalize Your Office Space

Today we found some great articles on ways to personalize your office space, using the internet to find your next job, and ways to save on your tax bill.

Eating at the Intersection of Cheap and Healthy

A lot of healthy food — organic, locally grown food — comes at specialty food prices. But with some planning and smart shopping, you can eat both well and cheap.

2 Investing Concepts Everyone Should Know

Successful investors know how to get the most from compound interest and make sure they have the right asset allocation. Here's why these two investing concepts are so important.

Women Are Responsible For Inequalities in the Workplace

It’s not news that women tend to hit glass ceilings in the workplace far sooner than men do. It’s also not news that women tend to earn less money than their male counterparts in e

6 Money Misconceptions About Millennials

Despite coming of age in an age of burgeoning student loan debt, weak economies, stagnant wages, the kids these days are pretty savvy about money.

Women of personal finance spotlight: Lynnae from Being Frugal here to answer your questions

For this entire week Lynnae from Being Frugal will be answering questions in our forums about frugal living, blogging, and personal finance. Lynnae is one of the most beloved fruga

4 Common Money Misconceptions About Women

Women are more financially savvy than ever, but these myths still abound. How many do you recognize?