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Best Money Tips: Negotiate for Lower Rent

Today we found some great articles on negotiating rent, last-minute tax tips, and credit card expiration dates.

What Is in a Barrel of Oil?

I had no idea just how much gasoline was contained in a barrel. Much to my surprise, my guess of 50 gallons of gasoline was way, way off.

7 Ways to Get Fit With Your Dog

Man's best friend can also be your best motivator. Use these seven cheap activity ideas to get off the couch and get fit with your favorite pup.

How To Turn A Video Game System Into A Gym Membership

Never thought you could actually get in shape with that PS2 or Xbox, huh? Believe it or not, I justified buying a PS2 because it's cheaper than hiring a personal trainer and ge

Hang Up the Phone: Why Video Is the Best Way to Connect With People

Whether you're making a conference call for work or catching up with a friend across the country, discover why video chat is the best way to communicate.

Private foundations for ordinary folks

There are a lot of advantages to having a private foundation to use as the vehicle for your charitable giving. Sadly, the tax laws make setting up a private foundation impractical

Walgreens will fill that Ink Cartridge for Free! DEAL OVER

Got a few empty ink cartridges lying around? Want to fill em' for free? Well, pick one (and only one), head on over to your nearest Walgreens, and let them do it for you!

Price adjust - your big, fat shopping safety net.

My wife and I never worry about buying something with the fear that it may go on sale. And there's a good reason for that. It's called the "price adjust" and it's an almost ironcla

Creating an artificial windfall generator

Everybody enjoys getting a windfall. One of the attractions of the lottery (besides the infinitesimal chance that you might win a life-changingly huge amount) is that the smaller

Borrowing to Invest: Helpful or Hurtful?

Can debt possibly be a good thing? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. But carrying debt that enables you to earn money is a concept called Leveraging, and can be v

How to Shave $5,000 Off Your Wedding Expenses

Her comes the bride...and the bill! Learn how to have the wedding of your dreams without going into debt with these cunning cutbacks.

12 Things You Need to Replace Right Now

If you're still using these 12 things, you could be exposing yourself to dangerous bacteria and chemicals. Discover what you need to replace now.

Great Financial Gifts for Children

Financial management is one of the most important lessons you can teach children — start early with these great (and fun!) financial gifts for kids.

Save gas; don't make left-hand turns.

You have to hand it to UPS. They crunched the numbers, they looked at the hard facts and they figured out that by limiting the number of left-hand turns made, you can save a whole

On Problems and Opportunities

People who say, "It's not a problem; it's an opportunity" might be jerks. But they might also have a good point.

Training Your Dog: 9 Hazardous Habits (and How to Break Them)

A dog doesn't need to graduate from an (expensive) obedience school to be good. Learn how to teach him the habits that will keep you both happy.

59 Ways To Get A Bright Idea

Looking for a creativity boost? Here are 59 ways to get inspired and generate ideas that can help you gain a fresh perspective, solve a problem, present information, increase profi

The Power of the Customer in Banking

When big banks make big changes we don't like, it's easy to feel helpless. But the truth is that raising your voice can make a real difference.

Best Money Tips: The Best and Worst Baby Buys

Today we found some awesome articles on the best and worst baby buys, ways to budget your bucks, and saving money on your car insurance.

Free Travel With Postcard Fun

At the same time nostalgic and alluring, nothing epitomizes travel so much as the postcard. Whether decorating your home, revisiting old memories, or making new friends, a little f