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My Favorite Guides to Frugal Living Are Not Guides to Frugal Living

Want to turn friends on to the frugal lifestyle without scaring them away? Ease them in with my favorite books that are not in-your-face anti-spending books, yet teach a lot of gre

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Lucky trade-offs

I view frugal living as essentially hedonistic: I don't deny myself things. Rather, I spend less on the things I don't care about in order to be able to spend more on the things

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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.

Do Wantable's Statement Accessories Say Yay or Nay?

Wantable's accessories box yields beautiful, stylish jewelry at a deep discount, but do the savings make up for the cost for the service?

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Best of personal finance: Let's just stop listening to the news, shall we?

Valentine's Day ideas on the cheap, why healthcare needs to be reformed (it's pro-business to reform it!), CEO salary caps are just mean and cruel to the poor CEOs, what happens wh

Best Money Tips: Frugal Things to Do at Home This Month

Today we found some stellar articles on frugal things to do at home this month, breaking the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, and pitfalls to avoid when car shopping.

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.

Scams: What the FTC Wants You to Know

Consumer scams are a dime a dozen (or in some cases, thousands of dollars a crime). What are the red flags that you should always be on alert for? Can even financially savvy spen

The 5 Best Scanners

Whether you're trying to preserve family photos or make your office paperless, you can do it with one of these excellent scanners.

Best Money Tips: Alternatives to Christmas Gifts

Today we found some awesome articles on alternatives to Christmas gifts, scoring a bigger apartment without moving, and getting discounted gift cards.

I Challenge You To Beat My Price.

Stateless systems are at it again. I’m a huge fan of their two biggest sites, BugMeNot (a way to bypass compulsory website registrations) and RetailMeNot (a vast coupon codes site)

HP Wireless All-in-One Photosmart Printer Review & Giveaway

HP and BlogHer sent us two Wireless All-in-One Photosmart printers -- one to review, one to giveaway. My quick review: this printer is noisy, but makes up for it with wireless pri

Financial Literacy Month Project: Setting Your Financial Goals

The latest report on U.S. savings didn’t look very encouraging. As the average savings rate dwindles (to almost zero in some demographics), it may see a bit overreaching to give ad

10 Things You Can Do to Be Happier Today

Wake up on the wrong side of the bed? Take one or more of these positive, feel-good actions and watch the day brighten.

How Many Will Lose Money on Those "Frugal" Gardens This Year?

As the economy falters, gardening looks better than ever this spring. But as the daughter of a veteran gardener, I've seen too much heartache to believe seed companies' promises of

Time Is Money: Budget Them Both Out

We hear it all the time: Time is Money. But do we really treat our time with the same respect we treat our money? If we really do believe that time is valuable shouldn't we be budg

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money at the Airport

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money at the airport, moving your money to a new bank, and resisting the hard sell.