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Organizers for a Dollar

Organizers for cell phones and ipods are going for under a dollar at Pacific Designs. But hurry - the sale is only on for a few more days!

Best Money Tips: Cheap Summer Vacations

Today we found some fantastic articles on cheap summer vacations, grocery shopping on a budget, and staying home with your kids.

9 Cities You Never Knew Went Bankrupt

We all know the plight of Detroit, but the Motor City isn't the only American city to go BK. You might be surprised by these other bankrupt 'burgs.

Finding the Right Job: There’s Plenty of Phish in the Sea

My husband and I are no strangers to the job hunt scene. Before he was even out of college, we were scouring the newspapers, searching the onli

Best Money Tips: Build a Fabulous Career Wardrobe for Less

Today we found some awesome articles on building a fabulous career wardrobe for less, choosing a community college, and retiring early.

30 Ways to Use Up a Jar of Preserves

Too many jam jars jamming up the pantry? Don't toss 'em — you'd be surprised how many delicious dishes they can jazz up!

Death and Money: Helping your family now in case something happens later

A lady I know of died last night. It was expected; she was diagnosed with incurable cancer last spring. I didn't really know her, as I'd just recently moved into a place wh

Super-Cheap Building Supplies and a Way to Help Your Community!

I’ll admit that my family is the “cobbling” kind of people. Our depression-era farm house was slapped together in a sturdy, but irregular fashi

The many reasons--besides frugality--to do for yourself

Doing for yourself--cooking your own meals, making your own clothes, growing your own vegetables, playing your own music, baking your own bread--is sometimes justified on the groun

Priority Treatment: Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

The Gold Delta SkyMiles card offers frequent flyers travel perks and simple ways to redeem free flights.

Money Matters: Why All the Secrecy?

As I alluded to in another article, I am amazed at how people will si

5 Best Credit Cards that Transfer Points to Hotels

Credit card rewards can be transferred to hotel loyalty programs and redeemed for free stays. Here are the cards that offer points transfers to hotels.

Revive Old Toys for Extra Christmas Savings (and Sanity)

It has officially begun. My four-year-old has tuned out the real world in favor of loud Saturday morning commercials advertising the best of mu

Defensive Dentistry: How to Avoid Expensive Dental Problems

Dental issues can be painful and expensive...and they're not particularly fun, either. The solution? Taking good care of your teeth, so problems don't occur.

Where on Earth did the $1 bill go?

I'd like to start by saying I'm awful at math. I mean, really bad. So it will come as no surprise to learn that I just scratched my bald head in wonder when I was told the

Best Money Tips: The Food Edition

Today we found some amazing articles on frugal food strategies!

Best Money Tips: 27 Ways to Make the World a Better Place

Today we found some great articles on ways to make the world a better place, smart tactics for taming your laundry, and hostel etiquette for the budget traveler.

I'm Fleeing The Country For Healthcare!

It’s all the buzz lately as healthcare costs rise, and especially after Michael Moore’s SICKO caught the attention of the masses. Those of us not living in places where everyone

20 Ways to Get Dinner on the Table Faster

Feeding your family fast doesn't have to mean grabbing drive-through eats. Try these tricks to help get delicious homemade meals on the table — quickly.

8 Alternative Ways to Cook Outside

There are still a few more scorching weeks of summer left, and if you can't take the heat in the kitchen, get out. No, really.