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Best Money Tips: Top 10 Retirement Planning Mistakes

Today we found some stellar articles on retirement planning mistakes, money rules that nobody will ever teach you, and budgeting on a variable income.

Best Money Tips: How to Become an Optimist

Today we found articles on daily habits to help you become an optimist, over 90 cheap date ideas, and how to deal with family members who are terrible with money.

8 Tasks You Shouldn't Skip During Spring Cleaning

If you're only cleaning the areas you can see, you're not doing it right. To really get your place clean, don't skip these tasks.

4 Ways to Eat Healthy(ish) From Vending Machines

Vending machines aren't the best places to find nutritious snacks. But if you're in a pinch, you can stay healthy with these compromise choices.

4 Big Tech Stocks Offering Big Returns

There's more to tech investing than social media stocks. Find some room for these big tech stocks in your portfolio and 2015 could be a big year.

When DIY Car Repair Costs More

If the only reason you are doing certain car repairs yourself is to save money, you may be spending more money than you have to.

40+ Interviews of Personal Finance Bloggers

Kick back and learn from personal finance's best bloggers in these free-to-download podcasts.

Read for Free

Skip the bookstore and borrow your next read from a treasure trove of free books — the local library!

How to Fold Your Shirt in 2 Seconds (Best Shirt-Folding Video Ever)

Tackle that pile of clean laundry with a foolproof method of rapid-folding t-shirts. You'll be done in no time.

Will Work For Food: The Primal Connection Between Food and Personal Finance

An insightful reprint of Wray Herbert's moving article, "Will Work for Food: The Primal Connection Between Food and Personal Finance."

Ask the Readers: Do You Volunteer?

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

How High Is Your Score on the Most Important Measure of Wealth?

Net worth is your compass for personal finance. Do you know the basics? Take our net worth IQ test and find out!

Malaria-Resistant Mosquito: Frugal Research or Future Pox?

File this one under "Wow, that's a great idea... or is it?" Scientists at Johns Hopkins University have developed a mosquito containing a gene that makes it resistant to the malaria virus. [more]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Family Living

Today we found some great articles on frugal family living, beating Christmas debt, and tips for traveling with your pet.

Ask the Readers: What Skills Help You to Be More Frugal?

Tell us about the skills that help you be more frugal and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Thanks, Mom

My mom is awesome. There, I've said it. My mom is really one of the best moms that anyone could ever hope for. She's always there to talk, she's fun to have around, and my whole family is really good about helping each other out. [more]

12 New Ways to Use Fresh Herbs in the Kitchen

Don't let your herb garden go to seed. Learn how to use and store your bounty all summer long — and beyond.

10 Signs a Stock Is About to Tank

You don't need to be clairvoyant to know if a stock is primed for a big fall. You just need to know how to read the tea leaves.

5 Essentials to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

Ready for the vacation home plunge? We’ve got your bases covered.

Simple Living Through Capital

There are a lot of ways to live simply. My personal favorite is living simply through capital — and it's easier to do than you might expect.