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Best Money Tips: Plan Some Cheap Travel This Weekend

Today we found some awesome articles on planning cheap travel this weekend, spending money wisely, and ways to avoid student loans.

Try Indie Products for Cheap with a Sampler!

Love buying the latest handmade crafts, candles, body treats, and jewelry? Don’t have time to scour the web or the newest issue of a magazine t

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How Much Should Your Kids Know About Your Finances?

I know of parents who don’t ever discuss money with their kids. “They should be carefree at this age,” they claim. Money isn’t an appropriate topic for family conversation at the

6 Compact Airplane Snacks for Frequent Fliers

Stow these cheap and satisfying travel snacks in your carry-on for a quick bite when the going gets delayed.

Women of personal finance spotlight: Millionaire Mommy Next Door here to answer your questions

Financial independence is everyone's dream and Jen "The Millionaire Mommy Next Door" has achieved it. Jen went from working a minimum wage job as a college drop-out to financial f

Fresh Fruit for Rotten Cheapskates Like Me

What’s a good way to save money on fresh fruit? Eat with the season. Out of your own backyard. Or your neighbors. My quick and easy raw foods apple sauce recipe is at the end. You

Breathing Easy on the Financial Rollercoaster

In case you hadn't noticed, stock markets around the world have done some crazy things this week. At this point, I think we're all a little lightheaded, wondering if we should be w

Update on money fund guarantee program

The key thing to know about the Temporary Guarantee Program for Money Market Funds that the Treasury announced 10 days ago is that it only guarantees the money that you had in the

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Your House Is a Hobby, Not an Investment

Never think of a house as an investment. Instead, think of it for what it really is — a time and money hole that can be fun to own.

Best Money Tips: Genius Places to Hide a Spare Key

Today we found some awesome articles on genius places to hide a spare key, finding health insurance if you are self employed, and expensive items worth the money.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 08/19

Today's deals include 50% off or more on summer dresses, 63% off The Sopranos: The Complete Series, and more!

Recession Journal Part II: Broke or Poor?

We must understand fundamentally while some of our exercises in saving go for naught and why when things turn around, we forget our lessons. Unfortunately in America just eat one b

6 Ways that Dieting and Budgeting are Exactly the Same

The New Year usually brings about two very common goals for most people: Getting in shape and getting their finances under control. Dieting is the number one method of achieving t

Valentine's Day on a Budget

Looking for ways to honor your partner and your financial goals at the same time? Don't want to be a dud this Valentine's Day, but don't have fifty to a hundred bucks to drop on ch

The Gettin'-Baptized-in-the-Watah Epiphany

In an average week, an average chunky-blooded professional American could easily spend up to $140 on a combination of drinks that come with meals such as morning coffee, herbal tea

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 09/18

Today's great deals include 67% off Bosch Digital Distance Measuring Kit, 70% off Marc New York by Andrew Marc jackets for men, 50% off skinny jeans, and more!

Chase reverses new maintenance charges

Back in January, I wrote a post about finding a new $10 "maintenance fee" for my Chase credit card -- the one I was never late on and had a transfer balance that guaranteed me a 3.