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The 15 Worst Cities for Frugal People

These 15 international cities are renowned for their culture, vitality, and energy. They're also really, really expensive places to live.

5 Discount Stores That Are More Expensive Than You Think

Walmart and other big box retailers offer the best value, right? Not always. Watch out for these deals that aren't.

The Art of Letting People Go

While firing an employee is never easy, these six rules of dis-employment can make separation tolerable. For both sides.

A $12 champagne that's toast of the party: Krait Prestige

Be the life of the party when you show up with a bottle of Krait's Prestige. Is it beer? Is it champagne? The answer is yes!

Escape Student Loan Debt — Slowly

If you have student loan debt you think you'll never be able to pay off, new rules might help substantially ease your burden.

Delicious Way to Use Up All the Vegetables in Your Crisper

Overabundance of veggies? Try using them up in a delicious soup. Here's how.

Best Money Tips: Christmas Gift Ideas Under $100

Today we found some awesome articles on Christmas gift ideas under $100, things that are worth the money, and shopping habits you should ditch.

4 Warranties That Aren't Worth It

Better safe than sorry, right? That may be your reasoning behind buying product warranties. But in these four instances, warranties definitely aren't worth it.

Ring. Ring. Ka-ching! Lying About Your Telephone Tax

I haven't had a landline in years. I'm dead serious. Years. [more]

Hacking your way to a better life

I love how the concept of hacking has changed so much over the past few years. I'm particularly taken with Hack Zine, a site the collects some of the best hacks on the web. [more]

How to Run Your First 5K

It takes more than just a training plan to run a 5K — especially if you're just getting into fitness. Here's how to make sure you do it safely and happily.

Frugal Super Bowl Party Ideas

Think a Big Game party has to leave a big dent in your budget? Use this expert advice to make your dollars stretch all the way to the end zone.

6 Products That Cost More for Women Than for Men

Ever notice that blue razors cost less than pink ones? Stop letting gender-based packaging and marketing sabotage your budget.

Spirit Airlines - One way tickets from $8. Sale ends TONIGHT!

It's called the Ocho De Mayo sale from Spirit, and fares start from just $8 each way (taxes and the usual travel fees still apply). But you have to be QUICK. The sale ends tonight at Midnight E.T. [more]

The Secret to Making Tough Financial Decisions

One writer was taught when she was very young — it's a commitment to the little things that makes the big things work.

7 Simple Rules that Your Work-at-Home Employer Should Follow

Working from home, as a contractor or full-time employee for a legitimate business, seems to be a great way of making money while keeping a flexible schedule with plenty of time fo

First Premier Bank Secured Credit Card Review

The First Premier Bank Secured Credit Card will help those with very low scores slowly rebuild their credit, though the fees are high.

10 Tricks to Avoid Workout Burnout

Don't sabotage your fitness goals by giving in before fitness becomes a habit. Stay on track by knowing when to ease up and when to power through.

7 Ways to Negotiate Medical Bills

Don't ignore a hefty medical bill. If you think there might be an error, or you can't afford to pay, it's time to negotiate.