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5 Things Most Likely to Give You Lousy Credit

With few exceptions, people with bad credit don't get there by accident. Avoid these bad credit habits and you'll avoid dinging your score.

6 Ways to Save Money on Family Road Trips

Save hundreds of dollars with tips from travel experts. Plus: Learn how to win free trip to a national park!

The Secret to Redeeming Travel Rewards with Airline Partners

Airlines make it hard to earn and redeem miles. Learn to leverage carrier alliances to find great awards flights, for much less cost in miles (and cents).

Halloween Time Savers for a Stress-Free Holiday

Dressing up as witches and wizards on Halloween doesn't mean we can cast spells for more free time. Instead, try these suggestions.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

Does "in like a lion and out like a lamb" apply to shopping? Discover the best and worst things to buy in March.

7 Generic Beauty Buys Better Than the Expensive Originals

Don't be fooled by designer brand names and fancy packaging. For these beauty buys, give your wallet a break and go generic.

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.

Packing it in - The Independent of London issues a challenge

The Compact is giving up all new purchases in a year, bar food and medicine, to save the environment.

Not So Fast! 5 Things You Must Do After Filing Taxes

You filed your taxes — hurray! — but you aren't done just yet. Here's what you need to do to wrap up tax season and prepare for next year.

Being Frugal with Froogle

Online price comparison just got a whole lot easier with Google Shopping. Happy spending!

6 Best Cities for Frugal Lovers of the Arts

Looking to experience some creative culture without the NYC or San Francisco cost? Check out these cheaper, but super creative cities for art lovers.

Seamstress Sui Generis - Designer Amy Doan (aka Shrinkle)

Designer Amy Doan, of Shrinkle, shares on her stellar success as an eBay fashionista.

Gift Ideas for Practical People

What do you buy for people who hate to spend? These gift ideas will thrill the cheapskate on your list by saving them money.

15 Ways to Gain More Confidence Today

Feeling blah? Down on yourself? Plain-old crummy? If you need a pick-me-up, follow these suggestions for a quick confidence boost.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Hire a Babysitter

Today we found some great articles on frugal ways to hire a babysitter, how to spend a tax refund, and ways to get money fast.

Best Money Tips: Stay Organized When Grocery Shopping

Today we found some great articles to help you organize your grocery shopping, write a better business letter, and overcome negative emotions.

Job Hunting Resources

The job search process is never easy, but there are ways to improve your chances of landing a job.

Best Money Tips: Amateur Investing Mistakes You Can Avoid

Today we found some great articles on beginner investing mistakes you can avoid, reasons why being cheap is bad, and frugal ways to relax on a stressful day.

My dog's facelift

I just spent $1200 on a facelift for my dog. Before you go telling me that I should be put down, let me explain that it wasn't elective surgery. My dog is a Pekingese, and say w

12 Makeup Hacks From the Pros

What do cold cream, lighters, and eye drops have in common? They are essential multi-taskers in one makeup artist's hack-tastic make-up bag.