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Stuff We Love: Pasta Made With an Imperia Pasta Machine

If you love pasta, but don't love rolling and kneading dough, consider an Imperia Pasta Machine. It's fun and inexpensive, and the results are delicious.

How a Teenager Started A Multi-Million Dollar Online Business with a Parrot. UPDATED

Sit down and grab a cup of your favorite beverage. I’m about to tell you the remarkable story of a young man who has built a successful online business; one that makes in excess of

These 10 Simple Swaps Will Make Your Baking So Much Better

Next time you find yourself short on butter, oil, or other pantry-staples mid-recipe, one of these tasty swaps just might save the day.

Ten Great Charities that Deserve Your Dollars This Year

These are difficult economic times, but I'm getting tired of being told to spend my money on stuff, as if my personal saving habits are somehow ruining the economy. Instead of thro

Just Saving Isn't Enough: How Cash Flow Allocation Helps You Retire

Classic asset allocation teaches investors to diversify for safety. Apply this strategy to your retirement to keep the bills paid, even in a bad economy.

6 Ways NOT to Spend Your Credit Card Rewards

Earning credit card rewards is a key benefit of buying with plastic. Just make sure you choose rewards that have all the value you earned!

Ask The Readers: What is Your Personal Finance "Story?" (A Chance to Win $10!)

Everyone is writing a book these days (even a few personal finance blogs we know.. *ahem*). If you could, what would you call it? What would you cover? Answer for your chance to

Forgiven Debt Isn't Really Forgiven At All

Thinking of settling that debt with your credit card companies? You might want to think again. While debt settlement offers can be very attractive, there's often a nasty little sur

3 Alternative "Investments" for Long Term Enjoyment and Appreciation

Stocks, bonds, and real estate are investments we are all fairly familiar with. In the recent economic turmoil, many people are looking for alternative investments to maintain the

Live Where the Water Tastes Good

I've lived places where the water tasted good, and a few where it didn't. If you don't like the water where you live, you're all too likely to start buying bottled water or investi

Best Money Tips: How to Succeed Even When You Fail

Today we found articles on how to fail successfully, must-have items for business travelers, and recipes for DIY organic makeup.

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Easy Pizza Crust

You can have a gluten-free pizza at home without spending $9 on a mix at the store. This recipe will keep the gluten out of your diet, the money in your wallet, and won't scare yo

5 Ways Wrath Is Keeping You Poor

You might be deeply angry about something, but that kind of emotion is not doing your finances any good at all.

21 Things You'll Regret Every Time

Want to look back and say you lived with no regrets? Then make sure you're not making any of the decisions on this list!

You're Going to Get a Traffic Ticket Soon

How soon? Probably within a year, but it depends on what shape your state's economy is in. Learn more, plus suggestions for how to avoid the dreaded lights and sirens.

You'll Be Surprised How Much Sugar These 10 Foods Have

Many of the processed foods we eat contain lots (and lots) of added sugar. Are the foods you eat hiding excess amounts of sugar?

How One Man Used Credit Card Rewards to Go to the Last 11 Super Bowls

And this year one super cardholder will make it 12 in a row.

The 5 Best Woks

Want to make the best stir-fry recipes in the comfort of your own home? Then these five versatile woks deserve a spot in your kitchen arsenal.

Change Your Life with Storytelling

Marketers use stories about perfect lives to try to sell you things, but you can use the same technique to help create your own perfect life.

5 Fun Family Friendly Games for Your Holiday Party

You have the food, you have your guests, now add the entertainment: Here are five games under $20 that kids and adults can enjoy together.