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Ask the Frugal Counselor a question and win her recipe book!

Win a copy of "The Frugal Family's Kitchen Book" by Mary Webber. Mary was the Family Thrift Counselor for Maine Savings Bank for over fourteen years. She will be our guest counse

The Make You Wanna Holla Presentation

In a realm where the DJ is dead and many spend more time texting and e-mailing than talking, defeat the Borg with a little bit of imagination. And if you've got your PC or Mac join

New $100 Bill: Issue Date Set

After years of production problems, the new $100 bill finally has a date of issue — October 8th. Learn what's new and different.

Cheap China the Expat Way (or Better, the Chinese Way)

If watching the Olympics has piqued your appetite for travel in China, don't despair: After the airfare, you can see a lot of sights in this country for not a lot of coin -- if you

Fantasy Football Leagues in the Workplace?

It’s that time again. Football fans are gearing up for the excitement of a new season. The rest of the world is prepping for how to deal with it. And Football Fantasy Leagues ar

22 Fun and Free Summertime Exercise Ideas

Summer is the perfect time to have fun outside and get fit. Here are more than 20 ways to enjoy yourself and exercise at the same time.

Best Money Tips: Save Money as a Wedding Guest

Today we found some great articles on saving money as a wedding guest, getting your family on board to save dough, and spotting a horrible roommate before moving in.

Find Lost Keys Fast With a Teeny Tiny Tile

Find your lost keys in the first place you look with an innovative little GPS device that's as small as a postage stamp, and powered by awesome.

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Eat Out?

Tell us how often you eat out and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Help End Hunger, Get Kindled, and 3 More Positive Web Tips You Should Know About

There are days when little bits of good news can help undercut the bad. With a recent initiative by Tyson to end hunger, a new super-groovy Kindle-esque iPhone app, and a killer c

A Money Resource Book: The Finish Rich Dictionary (Book Review)

David Bach's latest book is a go-to resource that will keep you coming back for pearls of financial wisdom.

Best of Personal Finance: Credit Where Credit Is Due Edition

Credit cards are fun for the whole family, until the bills start rolling in and you are expected to hand over your hard-earned money for the stuff you bought on plastic. In this we

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

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

Ask the Readers: What Is the Best Lesson You Learned From Your Mom?

Tell us about the best lesson you learned from your mom and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Save Money During the Halloween Rush

With the Halloween season upon me, I realize that there is a great push to spend money. Even if I'm on a budget and saving money, that temptation to blow my budget isn't too far ou

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.

Tallying the True Cost of Debt

The financial cost is easy to quantify. But the consequences of debt are never isolated. Our debt problem infects every aspect of our lives; it affects our careers, our family, an

Summer Freebies and Bargains for Kids

The best thing about public school is that it keeps kids occupied and not spending money for six hours a day or more. Now that it's summer, here re seven ideas for free or very che

Control Your Allergies with Regular Cleaning

Instead of prolonging your suffering, you can engage in regular home maintenance that can help prevent allergy attacks stemming from your indoor environment.

Does A Dollar Buy What it Did a Year Ago? (Answer to win $10)

Does a dollar buy the same things it did a year ago? Share your experiences to be entered to win $10 in our Trivia Tuesday giveaway!