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How to Become an Expert

This article is not about how to fake being an expert, so it's not some quick, easy thing you can do and then be way better at something tomorrow. It's about actually becoming

Best Money Tips: 10 Things to Skip at the Grocery Store

Today we found some great articles on things you shouldn’t buy at the grocery store, ways to maximize credit card rewards for travel, and how to treat the toughest summer stains.

Hurray! Annual Freebie Calendar

Whether you're looking for comic books or coffee, print this list out and stick it on your fridge, so you'll always know when the next big freebie is coming.

When you stretch and stretch and the ends don't meet

Sometimes wanting something and trying for it aren't enough. The honest truth is that, no matter how frugal you are, no matter how extensive your emergency fund, no matter how

Save on School Expenses Without Ruining Your Kid's Childhood

From music lessons to fundraisers and more, even public school expenses can cost you nearly $20,000 per child. Here's how to cut costs.

6 Things Moms Should Do Before Returning to Work

A mom's work is never done. But when she wants to re-enter the workforce after kids, there are a few key things she should do first.

Best Money Tips: Reasons Why You're Broke and How to Fix Them

Today we found some great articles on reasons why you’re broke, simple ways to reduce utility bills, and small changes to make to your retirement planning that get big results.

Best Money Tips: Traveling When You Have No Money

Today we found some awesome articles on traveling when you have no money, Halloween 2012 freebies, and cutting back on your monthly grocery expenses.

8 Things to Never Do When Traveling Alone

Traveling solo is a great way to experience the world, but it's not with risk. Learn some common sense precautions before you venture out alone.

The 18 Coolest Frugal Fall Adventures

Searching for some frugal autumn fun? Look no further than this list of 18 must-do activities this season.

10 Frugal-but-Classy Appetizers

Delicious appetizers are part of what make parties awesome — and what can make them expensive, too. Keep costs down with these recipes.

Don't Have A Sven? Sandy Might Be the Next Best Thing

If you've seen AT&T's latest smartphone commerical , then you know just how handy having a &quo

A decent standard of living

A certain level of comfort above the minimum for survival has always been considered necessary for a "decent" standard of living. Just how much is a social construction.

The 5 Best Shaving Creams

If your current shaving creams are irritating your skin, a switch is what you need. Try one of these shaving creams next time.

So You Want to be a Landlord? Part I

With dropping home prices, a long term investment in real estate is looking pretty attractive. Whether you want to buy rental property outright, or renting is your plan B when your

Best Money Tips: Thanksgiving Traditions That Can Break the Bank

Today we found ways to avoid blowing your budget on Thanksgiving traditions, must-haves for along car ride, and ways to earn free gift cards.

7 Hidden Advantages to Getting Rid of Your Car

Sure, getting rid of your car will save you money — but that's just the beginning of all the benefits you could realize.

Have you ever seen such amazing junk?

My recent post about reusing old plastic bottles inspired me to look around at other ways to use, well, garbage. And I found a site that really made me think twice about the con

Money-Making Lessons From the Girl Scouts

Slinging cookies is tough business. One Cookie Mom shares 11 money lessons she's learned from working with the Girl Scouts.

21 Experiences That Make Great Gifts

Everyone loves unwrapping a present, until it becomes next year's clutter. Consider an experience instead — the memories last forever!