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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.

15 Easy Ways to Save for Your Dream Vacation

Think you'll never be able to afford your dream vacation? Think again! These 15 savings techniques will get you there.

Can a Little Inflation Be Good?

Let me jump to the end and say right at the start that I don't think so. However, there's a serious argument being made right now among economists and economic policy makers that h

Things You Should Know About HAFA: The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program

On April 5, 2010 a new program called the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives, or HAFA, will further expand the foreclosure prevention efforts of the Obama administration. Thi

10 Easy to Learn Skills That Will Save You Money

Stop paying someone else to do things you can do. You're more than capable of learning these 10 skills, and you'll save hundreds per year.

Cut-Rate Condiments: Homemade Mayo

When the price of my beloved Best Foods (also known as Hellman’s, for you folks east of the Rockies) rose to over $6 (30 oz.) here, we switched to a store brand. It was sl

5 Things to Remember When Choosing Natural Products

Overwhelmed with options when shopping for natural personal care and beauty products? Be armed with this info when navigating the naturals aisles.

5 Gifts You Can Get Through Bartering

From massages to car services, these five gifts are easy to barter for.

12 Ways You're Driving Your Coworkers Insane

Make work easier on you and your colleagues by avoiding these nasty, annoying habits at the office.

13 Ways You Can Cut Grocery Expenses Today

Food prices are going up and up. What to do? Shop smart, eat smart, and save smart!

Are You Getting All the Credit Card Rewards You've Earned?

Credit card rewards programs look attractive, but there are several hidden costs, beginning with the cost of not redeeming those rewards.

Are You in the Wrong Career? Here's How to Tell

Get help choosing or changing a career with this collection of life-altering online tools and databases.

10 Hidden Costs That Hurt Your Wallet

From spend-happy friends to bad bulk buying and more, these sneaky costs and poor financial habits could be sucking the life out of your bank account.

10 Awesome Companies Built by Teens

Here are ten inspirational stories of some incredibly successful young entrepreneurs, who all started their empires in their teens.

How Closing a Small Business Can Grow a Better One

Closing your business doesn't have to be the end of having one. These business owners found better opportunities after closing their first ventures.

17 Little Ways to Feel More Confident

Confidence is critical to happiness and success. Get some with this collection of easy ways to find more faith in yourself.

20 Ways to Entertain Your Kids for Free

Mom! Dad! I'm bored! Not anymore with this list of fun — and free — games and activities that will entertain everybody.

6 Perks You Should Be Demanding From Your Employer

If the checker at your local Wegman's is getting tuition paid by the company, shouldn't you be, too?

6 Free Resources for Entrepreneurs to Watch and Learn

Watching videos online doesn't have to be a time waster.

How to Quit Your Job

Leaving your job is not as simple as yelling "I quit!" (even if that's what you want to do). Discover how to take the right steps to ensure your future success.