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Ask the Readers: Do You Volunteer Regularly?

Tell us whether you volunteer regularly and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Way to Relax?

Tell us about your favorite way to relax and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Frugal is the new sexy - a scientist says so!

Don't be afraid to save those pennies. Frugal is sexy — science is now proving it!

25 Eco-Friendly Changes You Can Make Today

Little efforts can have a big impact on the environment — and your wallet. Get green by tackling one (or more!) of these changes today.

UTMA/UGMA Custodial Accounts

Over the years, Uniform Transfers to Minors and Uniform Gifts to Minors custodial accounts (also known as UGMA and UTMA accounts) have become less popular than college savings opti

5 Worst Mistakes Good Spouses Make

Marriage isn't easy and even in the best relationships, slip-ups happen. Keep your union strong by recognizing some common missteps — and fixing them.

Should You Avoid Rewards Cards With Annual Fees?

The common wisdom is that credit cards with annual fees are never worth it, but the truth is that you could be missing out on valuable rewards.

4 More Exciting, Affordable American Cities to Retire In

Don't retire just anywhere! These affordable, multifaceted cities are perfect for baby boomers to call home.

10 Great Brand Name Beauty Buys Under $20

Save a pretty penny on your next makeup haul. Score these awesome brand-name beauty buys for $20 or less!

Cool & funky things I found FREE on Craigslist

It's amazing what people will throw away these days. Or give away. And that's why I'm a huge fan of Craigslist . [more]

Cricket Review: $45 Cell Plan With Unlimited Talk, Text & Data

No contract carriers like Cricket Wireless offers big savings as well as flexibility.

Score! How to Host a Great Game Night

If you want to have fun and socialize without dropping lots of cash, a game night is totally the answer. Here's how to make it awesome.

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Why I Love Using Skype to Keep in Touch With Family and Coworkers

If you're not using Skype you're wasting a fortune on calls. Learn why I've been using Skype for years and how you can start saving today.

7 DIY Crafts That Will Save You Money

You can save some serious cash by making decor, gifts, and home goods — without spending a lot on tools and supplies. Let's get crafty!

5 Essentials to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

Ready for the vacation home plunge? We’ve got your bases covered.

Covert transaction legal, life-saving: getting free drinks at the amusement park

In the interest of frugality and safety , I will pass along a tip that I received from a waitress when my family and I were visiting Williamsburg. She advised us that free water in

3 Times When You Should Absolutely Quit

Nobody likes a quitter but knowing when to cut your losses is often the best decision you can make. Is it time to start quitting more?

5 Ways to Avoid Expensive Phone Charges When Traveling

Data roaming charges can ruin a travel budget, but you still need to be connected. Cut through the tangle of global data with some simple fixes.

5 Reasons Science Says It's OK to Eat More Cheese

More cheese, please! Science says this beloved dairy treat is better for you than you think, everywhere from your bones to your brains.