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MIB: The Big Brother for Insurance Companies

MIB. No, it's not the alien-hunting agency Men In Black; it's the illness-hunting agency Medical Information Bureau. And you may not know it, but they could

Getting the Most Out of Daily Deal Sites

Groupon and other daily deal sites can seem enticing, but if you're not careful, they can cost a lot more than you expect. Learn how to use them wisely.

Best Money Tips: Money Lessons from Santa

Today we found some awesome articles on money lessons from Santa, holiday events that won't tax your wallet, and saving by doing little things.

How to Make Whipped Cream by Hand

Whisking cream by hand can seem intimidating, but with a little bit of time and gumption, you can make your very own delicious homemade whipped cream.

Money Management Lessons: Not Quite 10 Years to Life

I thank my lucky stars (and the patience of my husband) that it didn’t take me quite 10 years to get a handle on my financial situation. At 29, I’m hardly what you would consider

Emergency food supplies for the lazy skinflint

Anyone who's read Linsey’s great article on freezer emergencies will already have a great head start on saving your food, should the worst happen. But what about another solution a

Women of personal finance spotlight: Nina Smith of Queercents here to answer your questions

Nina is a savvy real estate investor and the founder of Queercents--a personal finance blog serving the LGBT community. Although Queercents targets a specific audience, its advice

Breathing Easy on the Financial Rollercoaster

In case you hadn't noticed, stock markets around the world have done some crazy things this week. At this point, I think we're all a little lightheaded, wondering if we should be w

The Real Value of Forever Stamps

Considering that I pay most bills online, I don’t use a whole lot of postage stamps these days. When I do, however, it almost always involves me digging through piles of paperwork

Best Money Tips: How Retailers Trick You Into Buying More

Today we found articles on sneaky ways that retailers trick you into buying more, smart ways to invest $1,000, and easy fixes to reduce your monthly expenses.

10 Delicious Tater Tot Recipes

Plain tater tots are practically pure potato-fection. But just wait until you taste these delicious dressed up tots!

Eat Dessert, Save!

Are you skipping dessert because it just costs too much, either in money, time, or calories? Skip no more! Read on for ideas to make dessert easy, affordable, and healthier than ev

4 Questions You Must Ask at Your Next Job Interview

At most job interviews, candidates will have an opportunity to ask their own questions. Be prepared with questions that flush out job details and demonstrate your value.

Best Money Tips: How to Reach Financial Security By 30

Today we found helpful articles on how to reach financial security before you turn 30, ways to upcycle plastic bags, and the one word that will lead you to happiness.

Tactics of the rich

There are things the rich do that working class and middle class folks don't. Some of them--living off the return on capital rather than wages or salary--are only available to the

Are you a telecommuter paying commuter rates for auto insurance?

A couple of things to ask your insurance agent that might save you a good deal off of your car insurance.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 11/13

Today's deals include 45% off KEEN shoes, top deals on holiday decorations, 50% off Samsonite 20" expandable spinner carry-on, and more!

Ask the Readers: Do You Spring Clean?

Tell us whether or not you clean house each spring and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Look Out Consumers: Debt Collections Get Scarier

While consumers already have to be on constant alert about so many things involving their personal finances, there are still those that find ways to take advantage of a bad situati

25 Ways to Slow Down and Actually Appreciate the Holidays

The pressure is on from now to the end of the year, but it doesn't have to be. Revise your holiday wishes and try these tricks to make the season a celebration instead of a grind.