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So You Want to be a Landlord? Part II: How Do You Actually Make Money?

The truth is that rents sometimes do not cover the monthly costs of owning the rental home, so how is it that these real estate gurus make their money? A lot of people think that i

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Your Pets?

Tell us how you save money on your pets and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Sources of Free Entertainment

Today we found some fantastic articles on sources of free entertainment, the best items to buy now, and retirement planning in your 20s.

45 Special Sweet Potato Dishes

One of the world's true superfoods, the sweet potato is also delicious and versatile. Add some sweet potato to your menu today!

Ask the Readers: When Do You Use Organic?

Tell us about when you use organic and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Parenting Products to Buy Used

Today we found some awesome articles on parenting products to buy used, making a small space seem bigger, and the cheapest 2013 car models to insure.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition?

Tell us about your favorite Thanksgiving tradition and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Book Review: Big Green Purse & Giveaway

I have four copies of Big Green Purse to give away. In it, Diane MacEachern offers a simple message: Use your spending power to create a cleaner, greener world. Of course, many of

Best Money Tips: Businesses You Can Start Online

Today we found some awesome articles on businesses you can start online, saving money at the drug store, and principles for growing wealth.

9 Ways to Snag a Bag (For Free!)

Reusable shopping bags are growing in popularity, and while they are a super way to save on plastic, they can be pricey for those of us who lug home two full

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Your Phone Bill?

Tell us how you save on your phone bill and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Tax Tips to Help You Get Started

Today we found some great articles on tax tips to help you get started this filing season, what to do before you lose your wallet, and working from home with young children.

The Paradox of Choice and the Mortgage Crisis

We often think that having more choices is better. But in reality, having more options might cause us to make bad decisions — like getting risky mortgages.

The Presenter’s Paradox: Why Less Really Is More

Whether you're getting something for free from a company or giving your significant other a gift, discover how our minds assign less value to more stuff.

Company Coming? 10 Areas to Clean to Make It Count

Even if your place will never be ready for the cover of "Better Homes," you can keep it presentable and welcoming by focusing your cleaning in these key areas.

Free Diapers: How Persistence Got Me Into a Diaper Study

Some things sound too good to be true. Try, “Diaper Study: Free Diapers, and Get Paid to Use Them.” My overly-analytical (okay, suspicious) mind would question, “What’s the catch?"

6 Compact Airplane Snacks for Frequent Fliers

Stow these cheap and satisfying travel snacks in your carry-on for a quick bite when the going gets delayed.

I turn down free money

There's a certain class of ways to get free money or free stuff simply by paying attention, keeping track, and being careful. I don't do these things. It's not because they don't

How to Stick to Personal Deadlines

Missing a deadline at work has consequences. Missing a personal deadline should have consequences, too. Here's how to keep yourself on task.

Become a Star Employee by Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

You might have control over the decisions your company makes, but you are in control of how you do your job. As an employee, you can benefit by bringing entrepreneurial thinking