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Could you determine someone's creditworthiness by his or her looks?

Today I read about an interesting study done by Rice University on the correlation between trustworthiness and looks. The researchers utilized the popular peer to peer lending sit

Best Money Tips: The Biggest Mortgage Mistakes a Home Buyer Can Make

Today we found some fantastic articles on mortgage mistakes a home buyer can make, what self or uninsured people will pay in 2014, and following up after a job interview.

8 Things a Frugal Woman Should Always Carry

It's a spendy world out there. Before you leave the house, make sure you've got these frugal tools with you.

Gardening in a Group: 6 Tips

The new White House garden is definitely a joint effort: it's 1,100 square feet that will be tended not only by members of the White House grounds staff but will involve students f

Flashback Friday: The 95 Best Ways to Get Fit for Free

Getting in great shape shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. Here's how to get fit for zero dollars.

Boost Your Retirement Savings Fast With This 6-Step Plan

Workers nearing retirement should a take close look at their retirement funds. With aggressive saving, there's still time to top off those accounts for a comfortable retirement.

Counterfeiters Beware: Here's How the New $100 Will Ruin Your Day

Scheduled to enter circulation back in early 2011, the new, more secure $100 finally starts circulating today. These are the new security features to look for.

8 All-Natural Ways to Relieve Sore Muscles

A tough workout is good for mind and body, but it doesn't always feel that way. Relieve those day-after aches and pains with these natural, effective remedies.

Thrive: Your Online Personal Financial Planner

So you figure it’s time to proverbially grow up and get financially wise. But you don’t know where to start: you didn’t learn much in school or from your parents, the folks at the

How Doing Less Helps You Get More Done

Too much attention to detail can leave us missing the forest for the trees. Step back from detailed agendas and lengthy to-do lists and refocus on the bigger picture.

The 5 Best Tablet Computers

Lightweight and powerful, tablets are a great option whether you're looking for a portable computer or an e-reader. Read on to learn which one you should get.

Another path to recovery: higher incomes

Preventing a collapse of the financial system is part of preventing a depression. However, the shorthand term for this--getting the banks able and willing to lend--is misleading.

10 Great Reasons to Drink Beer

One or two reasons to drink beer are generally enough. Here are eight or nine more to remind you that beer is good (in moderation).

Best Money Tips: 19 Cheap Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Today we found nearly 20 cheap ways to stay cool, features to consider when shopping for carry-on luggage, and affordable, homemade versions of takeout meals.

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Best Money Tips: 50 Ways to Lower Expenses

Today we found some awesome articles on 50 ways to lower expenses, Black Friday myths exposed, and how to stop stressing at work.

A Restaurant Where You Pay What You Can Afford For The Meal?

It sounds like something out a movie, but it’s actually right out of Denver, my home city. And this wonderful idea is not only incredibly innovative and generous, it’s also working

20 Great Lifehack Lists Everyone Should Read

From home-buying advice to finding free Wi-Fi, these 20 lists, with more than 200 great tips and tricks, are must reads.

The 5 Best Waterproof Mascaras

Keeping your mascara smudge-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five waterproof mascaras and your lashes will stay gorgeous.

Bulk Buying and Small Business (Our $100 GC Winner Shares the Scoop)

Awhile back we invited small business owners to share how a membership to Sam’s Club may help them save money in this tough economy. We received great feedback from many small bus