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10 Fun, Creative Uses for Airline Miles

Airline rewards are good for more than just airfare. From charity to merch, here's what else you can do with your miles.

The $100 laptop...for sale to the public?

Fancy a brand new hand-cranked laptop for a few hundred bucks? Well, it may just happen. It seems plans are afoot to offer the $100 laptop for sale to the general public, and not just the poor children of the world. [more]

The Gift Card Scam of 2011: Don’t Be a Victim

There's a chance that the gift card you just bought or received could be worthless. Learn about the new gift card scam, and how to protect yourself.

The ultimate recycler - Utah man saves 70,000 beer cans

Wow, am I late to the news. But hey, it's a great frugal story or recycling, even if it is completely insane. [more]

Saving money for kids made easy (NOT) by banks

Last week, I closed a no-maintenance-fee account because I was charged a hefty you-haven’t-deposited-any-money-lately fee a/k/a dormant account fee. I offered to make a deposit in exchange for a fee waiver; no way was the response. [more]

Don't Forget to Budget for These Unexpected Moving Expenses

Whether across the town or across the country, moving has tons of expenses. Don't get blindsided by these surprise costs.

Did Office Max hire an accountant with an I.Q. of 62?

I think I may be losing my grip on reality. Recently I received four coupons in the mail from my local Office Max. Two coupons were for $10 off a purchase of $10. [more]

A $25 meal for just $3. Updated.

How many of you are familiar with Restaurant.com ? It's a terrfic site that slashes the price of meals by using a coupon system. You usually get great deals on hundreds of local restaurant by paying $10 for a $25 certificate. [more]

When Avoiding Debt Is the Losing Strategy

It's almost always a good idea to stay out of debt. But sometimes, refusing to take on debt could hurt you in the long run.

The 5 Best Things to Buy or Sell on Craigslist

It's easy to get lost in the thicket that is Craigslist, but these hot ticket items are your best bets, whether you're buying or selling.

Why mortgages have eaten Americans out of house and home

What lessons can future homeowners take away from today's "mortgage crisis?"

On Cyber Monday, Don't Miss a Single Coupon Code

RetailMeNot gadgets can smoothe your online bargain-hunting experience on Cyber Monday. Which will come in handy if you're trying to get your holiday shopping done before the b

DeepDiscount.com's Price Match...don't hold your breath

I'm sorry to say that my long-time lover affair with DeepDiscount.com has come to an abrupt end. I've always been a fan of their low prices and free shipping, but even bett

8 Alternative Ways to Cook Outside

There are still a few more scorching weeks of summer left, and if you can't take the heat in the kitchen, get out. No, really.

You're a Chump if you Pay Full Price for That

Couponing and bargain shopping are not for everyone. It takes some time to clip the coupons, organize them, and keep track of sales at all of your favorite stores. But since I'

Know a homeless veteran who needs a job? Call Bill O'Reilly.

Last night, quite by accident, I found myself listening to Bill O'Reilly's "The Radio Factor." This is not a habit of mine, I left work late and don't usually

Did I Choose the Wrong Profession?

I remember being just a tad bit smug when auntie Margie exclaimed that her favorite grandson was apprenticing to fix toilets at the age of seventeen instead of getting ready for co

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Shoes

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on shoes, things not to buy during the holidays, and ways to give gifts that matter.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Cut Hair Care Costs

Today we found some great articles on ways to cut hair care costs, rules for regifting, and getting the most from social security.

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