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Givin' 'em the Slip - Look Rich for Very Little

Give 'em the slip! The classic women's undergarment seems to have gone by the wayside. What's up with that?

Creating a Memorable Christmas

Money isn't what makes a memorable Christmas. Follow these suggestions to help enjoy the holiday, not the stuff associated with it.

5 Best Online Brokerages for Your IRA

You know you should be socking more away for retirement, but how? Start now with an IRA at one of these newbie friendly online brokerages.

Which Frequent Flier Program Has the Best Awards Availability?

Sick of blackout dates and high mileage requirements? Discover which frequent flier programs are best — and which ones to leave behind when you fly.

15 Unexpected Expenses of a New Baby

Having a baby is expensive. If you aren't ready for these unexpected costs, your new bundle can be an even bigger blow to your budget.

Becoming a One-Car Family: 5 Points to Consider

Is that extra set of wheels really necessary? You can save a lot of money by downsizing your driveway — you just need to map it out.

Does it pay to be a jerk?

Ann Coulter recently managed to remind us that she's still around by saying yet another stupid thing. Now, I'm not going to defend or attack Coulter. [more]

Best Money Tips: Hosting a Budget-Friendly Holiday Party

Today we found some great articles on planning holiday parties on the cheap, foods that boost your immunity, and saving money on your next car.

4 Ways to Get Cheaper Health Insurance

Obamacare made health care mandatory for most — and the healthcare market tricky for all. Learn to navigate the system and pay less for insurance.

Best Money Tips: Learn the Art of Meaningful Conversation

Today we found articles on how to master meaningful conversation, tips to organize your Gmail inbox in 20 minutes, and ways to be more assertive at work.

Best Money Tips: How to Pull Off a Last-Minute Weekend Getaway

Today we found articles on how to pull off a last-minute weekend getaway, ways to build trust with your body language, and how to do Disney on a budget.

9 Affordable Winter Getaways for the Family

While summer is the traditional season for family travel, winter offers plenty of opportunity, too. Book now — we've already done the research!

Europe has the Euro. Are you ready for The Amero?

Hold onto your hats. (Or should that be dollars?) The Amero is coming. I’ve heard a lot of talk over the last few years about a new currency called the Amero that will replace dollars and pesos. [more]

USAA Secured Card Visa Platinum® Review

Military personnel and their families would benefit from the extra perks USAA cards provide. Their secured card helps build or repair credit, too.

Perfect Peanut Sauce

Shake up your usual vegan fare with these kick-ass peanut sauces!

Food Going Bad Quickly? Here's How to Fix It

Spoiled snacks keep ending up in the trash? Stop wasting food (and cash!) by learning how to store it properly.

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!

Getting the Most Out of Free College-Planning Resources

Applying for colleges can be daunting for students and parents alike, but these free resources make the process much easier.

6 Podcasts for Travel Lovers

Thinking about what to do with next year's PTO? These podcasts will inspire your wanderlust.