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When Being Frugal Isn't the Solution

Simply living frugally doesn't always lead to financial greatness or happiness. Discover when it's better to bend the rules of frugality, and why.

9 Child Care Purchases You Should Never Skimp On

The littler the kid, the bigger the expenses. Even when money is tight, it pays to shell out for these necessary kidcare products and services.

5 Things Angry Birds Has Taught Me About Life

Angry Birds might be a fantastic time waster, but it can also teach you valuable life lessons. Really.

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8 DIY Backyard Home Improvements That Save You Big

Summer's around the corner, which means extra hours in the day for home improvement. Spruce up your backyard with a spiffy and affordable project.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Co-op Blogger

With 86,400 blogs being created everyday, a problogger needs to be more than just a good writer if he wants to succeed. To stand out from the crowd, he also has to be a great mar

Resisting the impulse beauty buy

Are you an impulse beauty shopper? [more]

8 Reasons Why Your Retirement Cost Calculations May Be Wrong

How are you calculating your retirement savings? Consider some often overlooked expenses — and savings — the next time you add it up.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on groceries without coupons, frugal living in retirement, and red flags that could get you audited.

A $25 meal for just $3. Updated.

How many of you are familiar with Restaurant.com ? It's a terrfic site that slashes the price of meals by using a coupon system. You usually get great deals on hundreds of local restaurant by paying $10 for a $25 certificate. [more]

Grocery Shopping and the 4-Minute Mile: How to Challenge Yourself

Spending less on groceries is like running a faster mile — to improve, you must challenge yourself. Here's how to perform better in any pursuit.

Frugal travel with Esperanto

Travel presents the classic conundrum: If you have the money you don't have the time, and if you have the time you don't have the money. You can travel on the cheap if you have friends or relatives that you can stay with. [more]

The 5 Best iPhone 6 Covers

In order to keep your iPhone in top texting and tweeting condition, you need a phone cover that's durable, like one of these best five choices.

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

9 DIY Beauty Masks Made From Food

Have a skin-soothing DIY spa day right in the comfort of home. You already have all the ingredients right in your pantry!

Pre-career advice

If you've got a living situation like most high school and many college students, where you'll continue to have a roof over your head and food to eat even if you don't

For Best Results, Turn Your Kid's Pants Inside Out

Designer kids’ clothes are not cheap. And while boutique looks are adorable and all the rage for younger tots, they don’t exactly fit into our

15 Free Ways to Spend Your Summer

Whether you're hitting the beach or the local library, you don't need a pocketful of cash to have fun this summer.

Once Again Safe as Houses?

You never need to rush to buy after a housing crash — house prices will stay down for years. But is now the right time to buy?