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5 Times You Must Freeze Your Credit Report

Freeze! Securing your credit report from fraud or other suspicious activity might save you a big headache later.

Old calendars never really go out of date.

This little fact was big news to me. I was casually flicking through a magazine at work when something caught my eye; it was buried in the bottom corner of one page and stated that

Buy a Car With the Money You Save by Shaving Smarter

With a switch to a safety razor, most men could trim enough from their budgets to eventually buy a modestly priced car. (And look better while striking the deal.)

Start Building Your Credit History with the Citi Secured Mastercard

Start your journey toward good credit with the Citi Secured Mastercard.

Medical Tourism 101: Listen Live for Big Savings

Have you ever wondered what the phrase “medical tourism” really meant? Are you looking for ways to cut back on healthcare costs (both at home and abroad)? We chat candidly with A

Wage slave, debt slave

This article has its roots in an article I wrote some time ago that used the terms wage slave and debt peonage—terms that some people objected to. Those making free choices aren't

15 Frugal and Natural Ways to Fight Acne

Keep your skin clean, fresh, and blemish-free with these natural ingredients and practices that won't harm the environment of your face — nor your wallet.

Make Your Computer Faster Instead of Buying a New One

Buying a new computer is exciting, but paying for it is not. I'll walk you through five easy steps that'll have your PC cruising like it was fresh out of the box.

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

5 Ways to Totally Change a Room for Under $50

You don't need a lot of dough to re-do a room. Here are five ways to get it done for about the cost of your monthly cable bill.

The 5 Best Elliptical Trainers

An elliptical trainer can be a great way to work out at home and avoid the costs of the gym. Here are our picks for the five best.

Best Money Tips: How to Enjoy Hawaii Without Going Broke

Today we found articles on ways to enjoy Hawaii without going broke, smart moves for career women this fall, and decorating ideas for a good night’s sleep.

How to Launch Your Second Career

It can be daunting to think about launching a second career. But with a little planning, and a few deep breaths, you'll get there.

Flashback Friday: 30 Brilliant Ways to Survive Black Friday Madness

Braving the blustering winter weather the day after Thanksgiving to shop alongside the masses doesn't sound worth the trouble, but here's how to survive and save like a pro.

You Can Guarantee a Win and 9 Other Bizarre Facts About the Lottery

Learn some true facts about everybody's biggest dream — beating the long odds and winning the lottery. (Including how to guarantee a win!)

9 Smart Reasons to Last-Minute Holiday Shop

Haven't started your holiday shopping yet? Good! Because in this case, the late bird gets the worm.

Best Money Tips: The Career Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on everything related to your career!

7 Ways to Eat More Slowly — and Lose More Weight

Mom's advice to chew each bite 10 times was right. You really can improve your health just by spending more time at the table. Here's how.

Want to Cut Costs on Your Next Vacation? Go Green

Greener travel shaves costs and it brings tourists closer than ever to their destination. Lighten your carbon footprint with these simple steps.

5 Tips for Using the Internet at Work

Using the Internet for personal reasons at work? Just don't be a moron about it, and follow these tips to keep the privilege.