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Best Money Tips: Save on Early Bird Plane Tickets

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving on early bird plane tickets, the secrets to part-time job success, and frugal uses for your income tax return.

Frugal... or just plain wrong?

You know what I love? Getting something for nothing. Oh, it's rare. It's also sort of greedy and raises all kinds of ethical questions. [more]

Yes You Can!: Travel With Ease and Without Guilt

You know you love it...travel, that is. But it's expensive--there's no way around that. Now, I'm not against breaking the bank for a once-in-a-lifetime trip, but here are some tips to make your money (and time!) go farther. 1. [more]

2 Free Tickets to DiCaprio's New Eco-documentary: The 11th Hour

The 11th Hour is a documentary that unflinchingly examines our devastating impact on the ecosystem. Narrated and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the film features commentary from ex

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money While Traveling Abroad

Today we found articles on tips to save money while you’re traveling abroad, ways to invest in real estate, and tips for running in winter.

Health Insurance Costs Too High? Alternative Not Pretty

I hear this argument over and over and it's one of the things I'll debate until I'm blue in the face. "Health insurance is too expensive." Ok, I have to agree

Spiritual Insights From A Rich Idiot

The last person I thought would impart valuable spiritual wisdom is self-proclaimed rich idiot and wealth guru Robert Shemin, author of “How Come That Idiot’s Rich and I’m Not?&quo

The Costa Rica Lesson: Awwwwwww They Got Me

Get Travel Insurance before you go anywhere. Have and not need it. No really trust me.

New York Times turns off double click dictionary pop ups!

The New York Times website had a terrible feature that would open a new window every time you double clicked on any word in a story.  The window pointed to a definition of the word you just highligthed.  Apparently the Times had a pretty low opinion [more]

Sleeping In Airports For The Stranded And Frugal Minded

Whether it's an unplanned layover, a means of making an early flight, or simply an attempt to save money on accommodation, the season of sleeping in airports is upon us. I know, I

Discover Bank Review: You Know the Card, but What About the Bank?

With competitive rates and all the familiar online banking products and features, Discover Bank is worth considering for your banking needs.

8 Things a Frugal Woman Should Always Carry

It's a spendy world out there. Before you leave the house, make sure you've got these frugal tools with you.

Look, But Don’t Touch: Avoid Marketing Manipulation

When it comes to shopping, touching an item may in fact encourage consumers to purchase things they hadn’t intended on buying in the first place.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July 2012

Potect your wallet and spend your money wisely in July! Read through for the best and worst things to buy this month.

Stuff We Love: A Lifefactory Reusable Glass Water Bottle

A reusable water bottle saves money and the environment. Choose a glass bottle to avoid the BPAs found in some plastics and the metallic flavor of stainless steel.

90 Free Activities to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Don't just sit there waiting for inspiration — break boredom and get creative with one of these great ideas.

10 Habits of Financially Happy People

What's the secret to financial happiness? If you answered "More Money," guess again.

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Get Married

Finance woes can put a real damper on newly-engaged bliss. Make your marriage happily ever after by getting off to a good financial start.

Recession Journal V: Mind, The GAP

Some well known mainstays of Corporate America have decided not to wait for an official recovery but to sell the idea of it to you. Can we collectively as corporate citizens and co

8 Ways Retailers Use Big Data to Track You

Big brother knows a lot about how you shop.