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10 Crazy Frugality Schemes That Just Might Work

Ready to take your frugal living beyond the everyday? Try one of these cost cutting strategies that push the boundaries of normalcy.

Best Money Tips: Why Your Budget Isn't Working

Today we found some awesome articles on why your budget isn't working, saving on car insurance, and custodial accounts.

The "Pa-Doink" Principle of Personal Savings

"Pa-doink" is the sound you hear when something small and heavy hits water. Think about a child throwing a coin into the fountain at a shopping mall: a toss and a pa-doink later, t

Best Money Tips: Cheap Summer Activities for Families

Today we found some awesome articles on cheap summer activities for families, teaching kids about money, and making the most of your time.

Best Money Tips: DIY Gifts for Dad

Today we found some awesome articles on DIY gifts for dads, meaningful and unique wedding gifts, and how to save on running shoes, gear, and events.

How to Manage Your Debt in 10 Minutes a Week

One way we sabotage debt repayment is by convincing ourselves it's a difficult, time-consuming chore. It isn't if you follow this simple plan.

The 10 Things I Won’t Give Up Just To Save Money

Times are tough and they may be getting tougher as inflation and unemployment rates rise. There are 10 things that I could cut out of my expenses to save money right now but these

That Age-Old Conundrum: Time vs. Money

It's your time and your money. But if you don't choose how you're going to think about them, you might end up frustrated and unsatisfied with the life you live. Here are some commo

Americans Spend Less Than Other Countries on These 9 Items

Americans may spend big on health care and education, but we save big bucks on these common purchases, on average. Do you?

How to Keep Long-Term Travel From Ruining Your Career

Long-term travel can harm your career and your job prospects, but it doesn't have to. Learn how to make your long-term travel work for your career.

Flashback Friday: The 82 Best Spring Cleaning Hacks We’ve Ever Shared

Spring cleaning is a lot less daunting when you have a strategy. These hacks will make it a painless process, and maybe even a little bit fun.

Get Help Renovating Your Home With an FHA 203(k) Mortgage

The FHA 203(k) home renovation mortgage is an excellent option for purchasing and renovating a fixer-upper.

So, will Cash4Gold offer me cash to kill this story?

You’ve seen the tacky ads; you’ve been entertained by Ed McMahon and MC Hammer; but hopefully, you haven’t fallen for any of it. Cash4Gold has a simple promise; send them your unwa

Best Money Tips: Frugal Things to Do at Home This Month

Today we found some stellar articles on frugal things to do at home this month, breaking the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, and pitfalls to avoid when car shopping.

13 Smart Garage Sale Bargain Hunting Tricks

Garage sales can be full of amazing finds — and you'll bring home more of them if you come armed with these bargain hunting tricks.

Time Is Money: Budget Them Both Out

We hear it all the time: Time is Money. But do we really treat our time with the same respect we treat our money? If we really do believe that time is valuable shouldn't we be budg

Foraging for Food: The Hunt For The Wild Mushroom

It’s early May, and the river bottom is full of new life. Not just rabbits, snakes, and chicks, but also brand new morel mushrooms. This tasty treat is as much fun to find as it

How to Recycle your Clothes, Shoes, Electronics, and More

We have so much STUFF. Cell phones that don’t work any more. Batteries that won’t charge any more. Shoes that have holes in them. The list goes on. We don’t want to throw this old

10 Local Charities That Could Use Your Stuff

Start your holiday giving early (and help people and animals in your community) by donating goods to these sometimes overlooked organizations.

5 Strategies To Wipe Out Your Credit Card Balance

I have a couple of friends who live by their credit cards.  Unfortunately, they both have lower income jobs and live in survival mode, while continuing to participate in one financially detrimental pastime -- which is to shop without remorse.&nb [more]