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22 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool During the Hottest Month of the Year

Summer sun can be too much of a good thing when temperatures rise. Here's how to beat the heat for next to nothing.

Running the Numbers: Living on One Salary

Whether it's out of choice or necessity, if you and your partner are planning to start living off of a single income, here's what you should know.

Should You Become a Landlord Instead of Selling Your Home?

With the housing market still in the dumps, many of us have become "accidental landlords." Should you join us?

5 Best Secured Cards with Travel Rewards

You may not know that there are secured credit cards that offer travel rewards. Rebuild your credit and earn free travel at the same time!

For Best Results, Turn Your Kid's Pants Inside Out

Designer kids’ clothes are not cheap. And while boutique looks are adorable and all the rage for younger tots, they don’t exactly fit into our

The Parable of The Flat-Screen TV

A carefully considered purchase is a wise purchase. On the other end of the spectrum? Meet Dan and his not-so-new flat-screen TV.

15 Free Ways to Spend Your Summer

Whether you're hitting the beach or the local library, you don't need a pocketful of cash to have fun this summer.

Trade versus localization

Localization--eating locally grown foods and buying locally produced goods--has become trendy just lately. For the past twenty years, though, globalization has been the dominate f

7 Monthly Expenses We Don't Realize We Don't Need

When you put together a frugal budget, you are usually careful to make sure you're not spending money where you don't need to. But are you getting rai

Best Money Tips: Habits That Lead to Wealth

Today we found some great articles on habits that lead to wealth and prosperity, smart ways to multitask, and ways to slash your cell phone bill.

Get Those Omega-3s Without Paying Mega Prices

Omega-3-fortified foods are pricey -- but there are other, cheaper ways to get those very important fatty acids.

30 Signs That You Were Raised by Frugal Parents

Were you raised by frugal parents? Here are 30 ways to tell if there was a frugalista in your family tree.

6 Ways Regular Budget Meetings Might Save Your Marriage

Marriage is about compromise, but when it comes to money, it can be hard to give in. Say "I Do" to these six strategies of marital budget bliss.

Why mortgages have eaten Americans out of house and home

What lessons can future homeowners take away from today's "mortgage crisis?"

The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards

The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards are in full swing! While general voting has ended, voting for the People's Choice Award is still open!

4 Reasons Early Retirement Might Be Financially Risky

So many of us dream of early retirement, but it comes at a price — often your nest egg. Can you afford to stop working early?

On Cyber Monday, Don't Miss a Single Coupon Code

RetailMeNot gadgets can smoothe your online bargain-hunting experience on Cyber Monday. Which will come in handy if you're trying to get your holiday shopping done before the b

Chuck Taylor Converse shoes under $10

I'm not entirely sure why this stellar deal is on a music site, but I don't care. Right now you can get several different styles of the classic Chuck Taylor Converse shoes,

How to Hire an Accountant

For taxes and beyond, working with an accountant can help you keep your finances in shape. Here's how to ensure you get the best one for your needs.

DeepDiscount.com's Price Match...don't hold your breath

I'm sorry to say that my long-time lover affair with DeepDiscount.com has come to an abrupt end. I've always been a fan of their low prices and free shipping, but even bett