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Asustek launching budget laptops starting at $199.

You probably already know about the $100 laptop (One Laptop Per Child). [more]

7 Homemade Beauty Treatments That Actually Work

Skip the beauty aisle and save some money, too. Go au-naturale instead with these seven homemade beauty treatments — they really work!

DIY Prime Rib

Prime Rib may sound intimidating to try at home. After all, restaurants can charge an upwards of $35 (think Lawry's) per cut. But it is one of those dishes where once you get the timing right, it's really easy, and a huge deal. [more]

7 Frugal Myths Debunked

What are the myths about frugality and what does it really mean to be a frugal guru? Debunk the most common myths about frugal living.

Europe and back for $500 or less!!

Want to see Europe but short on cash? Not sure you can ever afford it? A small, not well-known German airline, LTU, is having a a huge sale on flights from the US to Germany. [more]

5 Financial Pitfalls Stay-at-Home Parents Should Avoid

Staying home to raise little ones is often rewarding, but it comes at a financial price. Make sure you do it right!

Never go shopping unless you're armed with a cell phone.

"It seems like a great deal, but maybe it's cheaper somewhere else?" I've said those words a lot, maybe not out loud but certainly in my head. [more]

Best Money Tips: What Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Today we found some great articles on things that successful people do to maximize their time, possible causes for your high bills, and ways to keep promises with yourself.

The Bank of Gasoline

Fuel prices may be going down, but for some motorists fuel prices never went up. Over 8,000 motorists in the St. Cloud, MN area are paying an average of $.50 to $1.50 less per gall

Do I need life insurance for little ones?

When my second child was born, I was approached by an insurance agent who thought that I should consider purchasing life insurance policies for my children. [more]

3 Pearls of Financial Wisdom From Alan Greenspan

While Greenspan's tenure as Fed Chairman ended on a sour note (he missed the housing bubble), his knowledge is tremendous. Heed the Oracle.

The 5 Best Self-Tanners

Getting that summertime tan can expose you to harmful UV rays. Pour on your bronze instead with one of these five best tanners.

Jettison the Junk: Why Clutter Clouds Your Mind and Saps Your Energy

A life cluttered with junk not only takes up space — it can take your energy, too.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Activities to Do With Mom on Mother's Day

Today we found some fantastic articles on frugal Mother's Day activities, saving money on almost anything, and increasing your chances of getting a job.

Your Personnel File...at home

Your employer has (or should have) a personnel file with your name on it; should you have one also? Theoretically, you should be able to access information from your file at the of

Financial Lessons From Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh has remained one of the most endearing characters in children's literature — but there's a lot he can teach us adults about money, too.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Extra Money With Little Skill

Today we found some great articles on ways to make extra money with little skill, how to save at your favorite restaurant chain, and must-haves for staying healthy on the go.

Relax... It's Only $2

Feeling stressed out, my first instinct is to schedule a one hour massage and order take out from the Chinese place. After doing t

6 Ways to Vet an IPO Before You Buy

The Facebook IPO has been the subject of a lot of hype — much of which it hasn't lived up to. Learn how to make a well-informed IPO purchase.

How to be happy

A lot of happiness (and unhappiness) comes from within. But there are other things that matter a lot: relationships, doing important work, living your life according to your valu