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10 Ways to Get Rid of Stuff Frugally

Who wants to pay to have unwanted stuff hauled away? Here are 10 ideas for profiting from your unwanted clutter — if not in dollars, at least in karma.

How to Create Barriers to Your Savings

All it takes is one weak moment to reach into your checking account or connected savings account and use those funds on something frivolous. That's why it's important to protec

Local Flavor

It was time again to stock up on some things, and so this past weekend I went to my usual places: the fish market in Pyrmont (where one employee asked me how work was going since t

Make Your Dream Career a Reality for Less Than $100

The most important part of starting a business isn't having a plan or even money — it's passion. Learn how that passion can drive your next career move.

The Duel: ETFs vs. Mutual Funds

Which is the better investment? Know how ETFs and mutual funds work can help you decide which is best for your needs. Let's have them face off, and see how each performs.

Balancing Living in the Now With Planning for the Future

Save for the future! Live in the now! These common bits of advice can seem like polar opposites. Learn how to find balance for a happy financial life.

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of a Library Sale

Library sales aren't always for the faint of heart, and the huge selection plus low prices can be overwhelming. Follow these tips for a better trip next time.

A Guaranteed Way To Avoid Impulse Credit Card Purchases

This tip is so easy and simple you'll wonder why you didn't think of it already. All you need is a plastic bag and some water, and your impulse credit card purchases will be a thin

25 Tasty and Affordable Salad Dressing Recipes

Whether you're a die-hard salad lover or a chopped-veggies newbie, these 25 delicious, easy-to-make dressings will spice up your salads.

Save Hundreds by Getting Yourself Out of Hot Water

Saving hot water can be easy — and even help you lose weight — with just a few habit changes.

Share your work horror stories!

Do you have a story about a crazy boss, co-worker, or customer? What is the most ridiculous moment you've ever experienced at work? Don't suffer alone, share your work horror stor

10 Out-of-Fashion but Totally Frugal Old Tools

From manual lawnmowers to payphones (remember those?), get back to basics (and save!) with these frugal alternatives to modern tools.

How to Buy a Laptop Computer

If you're shopping for a new laptop, pay attention to these features.

Carry some cash

I recommend carrying some actual cash money. When I do that, a lot of people say, "Why? Everyplace I go takes credit and debit cards." In fact, I know people who brag about spen

Best Money Tips: Take Advantage of Happy Hour

Today we found some great articles on taking advantage of happy hour, reasons to update your resume regularly, and improving your credit score.

Frugal Vacations the Entire Family Will Love

You can skip the high-priced cruises and wildly expensive destinations. Get on board with these fun, frugal approaches to traveling with your family.

8 Ways Daylight Saving Time Can Save You Money

Are you ready to spring forward with more money saved? Find out how daylight saving time can save you cash while it saves you light.

5 Reasons Why It's OK to Get a Tax Refund

For most of us, getting a refund is not only more convenient, but the smarter choice as well.

McDonald's Treats for Less Than a Dime -- Chicago Area

One-dollar coupon books give kids three pies, three cookies, three cones and three fries or apple dippers.

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