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Book Review: Rich by Thirty

I read this book because I was intrigued by the 25 year-old author. By the time she was eight years old, she was earning money by operating a lemonade stand in the summer and shove

Sittin' on Dubs: The Andrew Jackson Proposal

Twenty dollars isn't what it used to be and for that matter, given recent events, neither is $100, $1,000 or $10,000. With consumer confidence waning, why not get your swagger

Have an Amusement Park & TV Free Summer (and if you can’t, find a way to make it cheaper)

Dreading an expensive summer with the kiddies? It doesn't have to be. And even if you have to make the obligatory trip to Disneyland or some other such money sucking theme park

6 Ways to Get Paid for Saving Money

Interest, dividends, and investment earnings aren't the only ways to make money by saving. Get paid to save with these rewards, tax credits, prizes, and more.

10 Stocks and Bonds That Will Profit From the Fed Rate Hike

The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in a decade. How will the market — and your portfolio — respond?

Get ready; This will be the most successful blog article of all time.

So, what do you think of that? Like most people out there with common sense, myself included I hope, there's no question that’s a very silly name for an article. It almost begs for

20 Delectable, Frugal Pineapple Recipes

From salsa to salad to soup, these 20 recipes will help you make the most of this in-season exotic fruit.

Fill your tank

Last week I saw several reports about a sharp jump in people running out of gas on the highway. The stories attributed the increase to high gas prices, suggesting that people who

What's the big deal about banks refusing to lend?

Anybody--but especially frugal people--can be excused for thinking that the whole credit crisis thing is being overblown. After all, we get along without debt. In fact, we str

Visit Your Favorite Museums Free with Bank of America® Credit Cards

Get free museum admission (and other unique benefits) with Bank of America credit and debit cards.

Best Money Tips: Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

Today we found some fantastic articles on questions to ask when buying a used car, summer fun for frugalists, and resume tips and tricks.

Last minute tips for quick and easy homemade Holiday cards. .

It happens every year to my family. We think we have all of the Holiday cards done and in the post, and then we get one out of nowhere from someone completely unexpected. If you've

Waste Not, Want Not: Turning Waste Into Savings

If you can adjust your daily habits in some very minor ways, you can start saving some extra cash each month. Here is a list of ideas you can implement immediately around the house

When Do I Need to Buy Life Insurance?

Jeff Rose, CFP, recommends buying life insurance if someone you love would be in financial trouble if you weren't around.

Getting Rid of Acne

This is not a complete list of ways to fix problem zits, but rather a few tips that I've picked up along my acne journey that surprised me.

Flashback Friday: The 119 Best Fitness Hacks for Busy People

Getting in shape shouldn't take all of your free time, especially when don't have much to spare. Here's how to get fit when you're a busy bee.

Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate and Reduce Your Phone Bill, Immediately and Easily

Are your credit card interest rates getting to you? Are those monthly cell phone bills a pain in the wallet? How about cable TV? Internet? Even the power bill? Would you like to re

Johnny Says: Read This Post and Get Riyyyyyyyyyyatch

The sad truth is everybody is not going to get rich. This is why picking up the books and CDS of your favorite finance guru(s) seems like you're doing the work at getting your hous

5 Reasons to Keep Your Money Separated After Marriage

Most couples assume sharing money is just part of marriage. But it doesn't have to be.

What Is Private Mortgage Insurance, Anyway?

That little acronym — PMI — pops up quite a bit for new homeowners. Here's what it is, and how much it may cost you.