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Close-to-Home Outdoor Adventure Basics

I know many people would like to spend more time outdoors, but may not know where to start. Here are some of my favorite modes of outdoor exploration that doesn't require too much

Ask The Readers: Do You Pay For Cable TV?

Tell us if you pay for cable TV and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Start Earning More Money Today

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to start earning more money, combining your finances, and how much you need to earn to buy a home.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your "Latte Factor"?

Tell us about your latte factor and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

7 Ways to Cut Your Food Bill Without Clipping a Single Coupon

I'll be honest, I like to clip coupons, but it’s not for everybody. Here are 7 ways to save money on groceries without using coupons.

Home Delivery: Local and Long Distance

If your interests in simplicity and frugality have as much to do with protecting the environment and using less resources as they do with saving money, give some thought to revi

6 Top iPhone Apps for Voracious Readers

These 6 super apps will help you read more on the go, get more from the text you do read, and make each juicy word more enriching.

My House in Shifts: From 3 Housemates to 6.5, and Back Again

My dream home was four times my annual salary, but I knew it was an amazing property — and an even more amazing investment opportunity. I bought it, knowing full well that it would

A Crash Course in Offensive Budgeting

I'm a risk taker that has learned the hard way; budgeting is a necessity.

Car Sharing: How Playing Nice and Sharing Cars Saves Money

One of the most important lessons we learn in kindergarten is also one of the best money saving tips of all time – share. This post introduces a unique way to save money

8 of Your Childhood Heroes Filed for Bankruptcy

Honest Abe's not the only role model to have filed for Chapter 11.

All About Deflation

Deflation is back in the news, and for good reason: It's a real risk.  

Best Money Tips: How to Be Professional

Today, we give you tips to being professional, getting your friends to join the frugal wagon, prepping your car for winter, and a delicious wine jelly recipe!

The 5 Most Dangerous Things Hiding in Your Home Right Now

It's an unfortunate truth: home is where the accidents happen. Protect yourself and your family by uncovering these five hidden dangers.

10 Unexpected Jobs With Insane Travel

Sure, airline pilots travel a lot for work. But elevator repair techs? Learn about that and nine other careers that can satisfy your wanderlust.

How to Host Thanksgiving in a Tiny Apartment

Make the most of your tiny situation and all your guests this Thanksgiving will wonder how you did it.

7 Ways Auto-Payments Can Screw You

Auto-pay can be a convenient way to pay for regularly billed goods and services. As with other conveniences, that benefit comes at a price.

7 Personal Finance Tips for Animal Lovers

We love our pets — too much sometimes — and it can cost us plenty. Get smart about caring for Fido and keep him from tearing a hole in your budget.

5 Everyday Words That Are Making You Look Stupid

Seriously, if you actually want to improve your social standing and status, work on eliminating these worn out words from your lexicon.

6 Ways for Business Travelers to get a Good Night’s Sleep

For business travelers life on the road is not a vacation. But with some planning, you can make business travel less of a grind.