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Best of Money Carnival #8 Eagle Has Landed Edition

Neil Armstrong's moon walk 40 years ago represented one of the pinnacles of human achievement. In the spirit of honoring excellence, I'm proud to present the 8th edition of the Bes

25 Ways to Make Yourself Smarter — Today!

It may take years to master a subject or skill, but that doesn't mean you can't learn something new in a hurry. Read on to learn more about... learning more!

Flashback Friday: 70 Brilliant Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

It's hot outside! Battle summer's brutal heat with these cool and easy ways to chill.

10 Clever Ways to Keep Cool When It's Stupid Hot Out

It's almost July and that means it's hot out for most of you. Keep your cool without losing your shirt with some clever hot air hacks.

25 Clever Ways to Dress Up Cheap Food

That box of mac 'n cheese will never be haute cuisine, but with these clever upgrades, it'll get darn close.

Beyond Tuition: Helping Out With College Expenses

My sister starts college this spring and I've been thinking about options for helping her out with her expenses beyond tuition. While I'd love to be able to just cover all her cost

Teach Your Way Around the World

You want to see the world, but don’t seem to have the funds for it. But what if you could work your way around the world instead? With a few tips clues on how to get ready and w

Your Job as a Personal Finance Literature Reader

I wish I could tell you exactly what to do, but whether saving a few bucks is worth your time is well, a question only you can answer. It's your job. Do it well.

Best Money Tips: Carry a Water Bottle to Save Money

Discover the savings in a water bottle, cheap ingredient substitutions, 15 out-of-the-box ways to use petroleum jelly, and more!

Ask the Readers: Best Purchase of Your Life? (Chance to win $100)

Share your "best purchase" story for a chance to win $50 Amazon GC.

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Book an All-Inclusive Vacation

If your idea of a relaxing vacation involves carefree afternoons spent poolside, an all-inclusive resort may be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

Prizes and Freebies from CoupSmart for the iPhone

This week, I discovered a new iPhone app called CoupSmart when a reader alerted me to the fact that they had won $200 just for using it. Here’s the scoop for anyone else who’s int

This One Mistake Could Delay Your Retirement by 10 Years

Buying a home is a big decision and if you don't do it right, you could be paying for years and years. Use cash flow to help make the right choice.

Ambitious People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

The things people carry says a lot about who they are. How many of your things are on this list of possessions of the ambitious?

Successful Women Have These 7 Things in Their Bags — Do You?

What do successful women carry on their bags? Stuff that helps them succeed! What's in your bag?

11 Easy Memory Hacks

Start remembering more of the stuff that matters with this collection of simple — and surprising — memory enhancement tricks.

An Introduction to Venture Capital

Venture capital can be an option for certain small businesses, although not all companies are a good fit.

Peak Debt and Income

When stimulating the economy, is it better to invest in the rich or the poor? Learn whether supply- or demand-side techniques are best.

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Review Your Credit Report?

Tell us how often you review your credit report and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The 5 Most Amazing Secret Santa Gifts Ever

Most holiday Secret Santa exchanges have a modest max spending limit — but not these!