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Hack a Mac!

If you're like me, the closest you get to hacking anything is when you are allowed to carve the turkey at Thanksgiving. But lately, I've been inspired to learn how to do all those techy things that my nerdy friends seem so good at. [more]

Proof That IRS Agents Are Human

Busy parents Charles and Erica asked for a little forgiveness from the IRS... and got it.

With record high gas prices, is flying now cheaper than driving?

Given the record high gas prices, is it now cheaper to fly than to drive for long distance road trips? NPR recently analyzed the cost of a typical family road trip by plane, train, bus and automobile. [more]

6 Powerful Ways to Protect Your Money From Cyber Theft

Online banking is convenient and can help you budget and save, but it's not without risk. Protect your money with some easy security steps.

5 Ways Having Good Taste Saves You Money

What's good taste got to do with a frugal lifestyle? For one thing, you won't be fooled into thinking living well costs more.

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The Types of Health Insurance Plans

When you're trying to navigate the health care maze, it can be difficult to even know what kind of plan you need. Eliminate the mystery with this guide.

6 Ways Having a Family Boosts Your Career

Career and family are not mutually exclusive. Find out how having a family helps you work smarter — and get further ahead.

Pay Your Bills and 5 Other Things You Must Do Before You Leave on Vacation

Vacation's end can be a real downer. Extend your holiday by making the return home stress free with some easy, before-you-go planning.

Put it in a Pie for Fast, Frugal Food

Are you running out of fresh ideas for supper? Are you also running out of meat and fresh veggies? Pie shells are the best trick

FinCon12: The Second Annual Financial Blogger Conference

The 2nd Annual Financial Blogger Conference is just days away! Phil Taylor from PT Money has an amazing conference planned for all attendees!

6 Things You Need to Stop Asking HR For

Your HR person is there to help. Just don't ask for help with any of this stuff.

20 Free Ways to Show You Care

Want to express your gratitude, love, or respect? Show how much you care (not how much money you have) with one of these great ideas.

I Got Duped! Dealing With Credit Card and Merchant Disputes

So you bought an awesome thing-a-ma-jiggy or service with your credit card. But when you got it home you discovered the item doesn't work, the service was a heist, or the

Pessimism Pays - Why Expecting the Worst Can Save You Money

Everyone's heard the adage, "Expect the best, prepare for the worst," but the truth is that many people are overly optimistic about the future. Being a worrier may sa

Get your piece of the Diamond Class Action pie.

Hands up if you bought diamond jewelry between 1994 and 2006. Well, if you did you can claim some of the $295 million that has been set aside in the DeBeers class action lawsuit.

Best Money Tips: Fighting Killer Gas Prices

Today we found some great articles on fighting killer gas prices, hidden money wasters, and shrinking your smartphone bill.

Double hack – make a cheap metal detector, find a fortune.

It’s not often you get a double-whammy money-saving tip but this one falls into that category. Not only can you save cash by making your own cheap metal detector, you can find a fo

Rebuilding After A Disaster: Create A Home Inventory Now

It seems like, every other week, there is some natural disaster threatening people’s homes. Worrying about that sort of thing has lead me to be a little more prepared than I might

Getting Something for Nothing – My $25 from Revolution MoneyExchange

Just when I thought I couldn’t take another online money transfer product, I was introduced to Revolution MoneyExchange. My familiarity and pas