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Lessons in Frugality From "The Walking Dead"

From budgeting to moderation, AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead" can teach us about frugality (while it also teaches us to never enter a cellar alone).

Financial Lessons From "It's A Wonderful Life"

The classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life” isn't just a heartwarming holiday classic — it also contains financial lessons that are still relevant today.

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Getting Around the Guidebook: Techniques for Researching your Trip Without Spending a Fortune

If you are planning a big trip with multiple countries on the itinerary, purchasing a

8 Green Products That Aren't

Pretty packaging may boast an eco-friendly product, but too often green is only skin deep. Beware of greenwashing!

Sittin' on Dubs: The Andrew Jackson Proposal

Twenty dollars isn't what it used to be and for that matter, given recent events, neither is $100, $1,000 or $10,000. With consumer confidence waning, why not get your swagger

Best Money Tips: Save Money While Job Hunting

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save while job hunting, making a budget for life after college, and saving on bathroom accessories.

Are You an Ant or a Grasshopper?

This classic fable illustrates the fundamental difference in savers and spenders. Spenders live for the moment, frittering away their earnings on things like technology gadgets, e

Best Money Tips: Secrets to Saving Money at Amazon.com

Today we found some awesome articles on saving money at Amazon.com, the best items to buy now, and how to get the best hotel deals.

10 Stocks and Bonds That Will Profit From the Fed Rate Hike

The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in a decade. How will the market — and your portfolio — respond?

Book Review: Living On An Acre, A Practical Guide to the Self-Reliant Life

Ever since I left the city and crept my way back into my childhood farm house, I have been slowly adjusting to a simpler lifestyle. Living On An Acre has been a steady and dependa

The Make You Wanna Holla Presentation

In a realm where the DJ is dead and many spend more time texting and e-mailing than talking, defeat the Borg with a little bit of imagination. And if you've got your PC or Mac join

4 Ways Your IRA Beats Your Savings Account

You already know that you should save for retirement, but it's important to understand why that money should be in retirement-specific account.

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6 Reasons to Love Your Bank

Banks (especially big banks) tend to be vilified in the media. But there are some very good reasons to be thankful we have them.

Best Money Tips: You're Probably Overpaying for These Things

Today we found six things that you’re overpaying for, lessons from the richest 20-year-olds, and surprising things you can buy at Costco.

Best Money Tips: Writing a Craigslist Ad That Sells

Today we found some great articles on writing a Craigslist ad that sells, things to spend your money on other than gas, and breathing life into stale bread.

Fantasy Football Leagues in the Workplace?

It’s that time again. Football fans are gearing up for the excitement of a new season. The rest of the world is prepping for how to deal with it. And Football Fantasy Leagues ar

What's the big deal about banks refusing to lend?

Anybody--but especially frugal people--can be excused for thinking that the whole credit crisis thing is being overblown. After all, we get along without debt. In fact, we str

Your Kitchen: Splurge on This, Save on That

No need to splurge on every kitchen tool worthy of a pro chef. Even seasoned cooks can save by knowing where to economize.