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The 7 Things Every Frugal Person Should Have In Their Wallet

You never leave home without your wallet — and these seven items should always be inside!

Credit Cards Aren’t as Competitive as They Want You to Believe

Competition between businesses is what creates good deals for consumers, right? Then why the heck are credit card companies not more competitive?

Best Money Tips: Get Ahead on Next Year's Taxes

Today we found ways to get ahead on next year’s taxes, job hunting tips for moms who want to work from home, and amazing ways to use balloons.

7 Cheaper Versions of Your Favorite Products

Stop paying premium for name brands! Save big on these seven products by ignoring a fancy label.

Best Money Tips: Slash Your Expensive Cell Phone Bill

Today we found some great articles on slashing your cell phone bill, saving on high end cosmetics, and a checklist for quitting your job.

What Is the Best Life Insurance Company?

Jeff Rose, CFP, shares the two things you need to consider when looking for the best insurance company for you.

Make Your Own Self-tanning Lotion and 5 Other Fabulous DIY Tips from the Web

Surprisingly simple, and totally affordable, this roundup of quick and easy recipes, tips, and hacks are sure to inspire. Create your own self-tanning lotion, never waste rice aga

Best Money Tips: 4th of July Deals

Today we found some stellar articles on 4th of July Deals, saving money when shopping on Amazon, and beating the heat without beating your wallet.

Best Money Tips: Cheap Nights Out With Your Family

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap nights out with your family, winning interviews, and avoiding a garage sale letdown.

Thrifting the Perfect Designer Wardrobe

If you have big-brand taste on a bargain-bin budget, never fear — you can build the perfect designer wardrobe with a little thriftiness.

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.

5 Lessons That Teach Your Kid to Be Their Own Boss

Even if your child isn't interested in self-employment later in life, these entrepreneurial skills will help no matter what life or career path they pursue.

Quick and Dirty Skin Care for Men: How Grandpa Used to Do It

Back in the day, careful personal grooming was manly. Get reacquainted with the simple skin care rites of our forefathers and look and feel younger, too.

Get More Money for Your Stuff With These Retail Secrets

If the big-box retailers can move boatloads of inventory with these pricing secrets, then you can, too.

Are you a telecommuter paying commuter rates for auto insurance?

A couple of things to ask your insurance agent that might save you a good deal off of your car insurance.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: Would You Ding Your Credit to Get Out of Debt?

Tell us if you would ding your credit to get out of debt and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $150 or one of two $25 Amazon Gift Cards!

Are You Doing Bad Things with Your Money?

Today my middle son hit my youngest son in the face with a Ziploc bag full of pennies. It was premeditated, and as I burst into the dining room to sort it all out, I found myself

The 5 Best Waterproof Mascaras

Keeping your mascara smudge-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five waterproof mascaras and your lashes will stay gorgeous.

Flashback Friday: 143 Fun and Frugal Ways to Spend Your Weekend

There's no need to drain your bank account when there are so many frugal options for fun weekend activities. Now you've got plans!

7 Simple Ways to Trick Yourself Into Burning More Calories

Burning more calories doesn't mean you have to spend endless hours at the gym. Instead, try these easy ways to incorporate exercise into your day.