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Recession Journal Part II: Broke or Poor?

We must understand fundamentally while some of our exercises in saving go for naught and why when things turn around, we forget our lessons. Unfortunately in America just eat one b

6 Ways to Haggle Your Way to Cheaper Rent

If you love the apartment, but not the price, learn how to negotiate with the landlord and find the price that's right for both of you.

6 Ways that Dieting and Budgeting are Exactly the Same

The New Year usually brings about two very common goals for most people: Getting in shape and getting their finances under control. Dieting is the number one method of achieving t

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Don't Get Taken for a Ride on a Diploma

With all of the uncertainty in today's job market with rising layoffs, whether temporary or otherwise, many people are looking to expand their skills and education in an effort to

The 5 Best Small Appliances for Students

Make your dorm room feel like home with these appliances that make it easy eat, caffeinate, clean, and more.

Countrywide tried to steal my parents' money - How you can avoid being a victim of mortgage servicing fraud

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about checking your mortgage statement, and interestingly enough my family was recently confronted with an erroneous mortgage statement. This is

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 09/12

Today's great deals include 70% off Boys Clearance Tees, Calvin Klein Girls' Outfits $25 and Under, 70% off Outdoor Apparel, and more!

The Gettin'-Baptized-in-the-Watah Epiphany

In an average week, an average chunky-blooded professional American could easily spend up to $140 on a combination of drinks that come with meals such as morning coffee, herbal tea

5 Things Your Teen Needs (or Doesn’t Need) in a Bank Account

Whether managing income from gifts, chores, or a part time job, teach your teen about saving and personal finance at the same time you teach them about banking services and fees.

Hit Up Your Grandma's Cookbooks for Frugal Cooking Ideas

There are many families that share generational cooking traditions as a long standing family tradition. Since there are many families that are also feeling the pinch of the recessi

Go, Tea, Go: The 10 Best Online Tea Merchants

Got tea on your mind? Check out the massive selection of everything tea at these online shops.

An ING Direct Online Retail Store? It's not a joke.

It was my birthday last week. I received an email from ING Direct and assumed it would just be birthday wishes. But, I opened the email and to my astonishment guess what it contain

10 Simple Ways to Get Your Life Together

Self improvement is hard. Start with these simple (but significant) improvements first, and see where they take you.

Chase reverses new maintenance charges

Back in January, I wrote a post about finding a new $10 "maintenance fee" for my Chase credit card -- the one I was never late on and had a transfer balance that guaranteed me a 3.

Best Money Tips: Save on Cable and Internet

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on cable and internet, frugal birthday parties for kids, and steps before tying the knot.

Walgreens Clinics Provide Free Health Care for the (Very) Recently Unemployed

If you’ve found yourself avoiding the doctor because you’re recently laid off and not sure what to do, we’ve got news for you! Walgreens Take Care clinics are opening their doors

Best Money Tips: Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap and easy Halloween costumes, cutting Christmas costs, and lessons learned from investing.

A Stimulating Debate That Just Might Boil Down To Perception

How you perceive your tax rebate could go a long way in determining whether or not you’re going to spend it.

Best Money Tips: Slay Your Financial Fears

Today we found some fantastic articles on simple ways to slay your financial fears, whether it's cheaper to buy or stream music, and airline fees worth paying for.