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In Praise of Complainers: Why Complaining Is Good

Slow Service? Cold soup? Learn the ins and outs of constructive complaining and how it can help improve things for all consumers.

Rolling Stone article on ethanol

In my recent post Plan for expensive fuel, I mentioned sustainable fuels in a somewhat dismissive fashion. [more]

Cure it with Garlic!

I am married to a garlic lover. Not that my husband craves the pungent flavoring in his meals, but rather is insistent on eating it to ward off any impending sickness. [more]

Choosing Life Insurance: Term or Permanent?

What is better: buying life insurance at a low price that lasts for a certain term (typically, the income-generating part of the insured’s life) or purchasing a whole life policy f

Augment Your Income By Going To Nightclubs

Execution is the key to good business. Money-making ideas are rampant, but it's the people who actually take the time and energy to execute those ideas that are the world's

25 Tasty and Affordable Salad Dressing Recipes

Whether you're a die-hard salad lover or a chopped-veggies newbie, these 25 delicious, easy-to-make dressings will spice up your salads.

10 Out-of-Fashion but Totally Frugal Old Tools

From manual lawnmowers to payphones (remember those?), get back to basics (and save!) with these frugal alternatives to modern tools.

We're Link Lovers, Not Fighters.....

Wow! What an amazing couple of weeks it has been. We have seen an amazing amount of link love, and we wanted to share some of the highlights with you!

Best Money Tips: Take Advantage of Happy Hour

Today we found some great articles on taking advantage of happy hour, reasons to update your resume regularly, and improving your credit score.

U.S. Bank Visa Platinum Credit Card Review

The U.S. Bank Visa Platinum Credit Card offers a low APR for those with good credit.

Frugal Vacations the Entire Family Will Love

You can skip the high-priced cruises and wildly expensive destinations. Get on board with these fun, frugal approaches to traveling with your family.

The Frugal Balance: Staying Away from Financial Extremes

One of the most underrated financial x-factors in our lives is our relationship with money and the inner psychology of how we deal with our finances. I suspect that it is bec

When’s a good time to buy Australian wine? Now. And hurry.

When I first moved to Australia I noticed 2 things about the wine: there was a lot to choose from, and it costs twice as much (if not more) than the exact same Australian wine bran

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/26, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win a $100 or one of two $50 Gift Cards!

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The Types of Health Insurance Plans

When you're trying to navigate the health care maze, it can be difficult to even know what kind of plan you need. Eliminate the mystery with this guide.

Chicago Wants to Keep the Change

Instead of using technology to make life easier for drivers, Chicago wants to digitally keep the change.

Make Money in Your Hometown: Become a Tour Guide

Want to meet new people and make extra money? Plan or lead tours for out-of-towners! These three sites make it easy.

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Ask the Readers: Do You Pay For Convenience?

Tell us whether or not you pay for convenience and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Slash Your Cell Phone Bill

Today we found some fantastic articles on slashing your cell phone bill, keys to a frugal retirement, and health insurance for the unemployed.