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12 Frugal Skills You Must Have to Survive Mondays

Nobody likes Mondays. But here's how to survive them — no money required.

Crib Notes on the 6 Best Personal Finance TED Talks

Get inspired by 6 passionate presentations... or just read the crib notes for each and get the knowledge.

The 5 Best Water Flossers

Keeping your teeth and gums clean isn't always quick and easy, but it can be. Use any of these water flossers and your smile will sparkle.

Xeriscaping to Promote Water Conservation

There are many benefits to what is known as Xeriscaping, or "dry" gardening. Xeric landscaping means planting native flowers and plants to your region that req

How to Get Travel Discounts on Stuff You've Already Booked

It always happens. The second after you book a flight or hotel room, the price drops. Use these monitors to get the best deals, even AFTER booking.

Generic Drug Price Lists For Six Major Pharmacies - Updated

You've seen the ads on TV offereing $4 generic drugs, but then when you get your prescription filled it's not $4 at all. As it turns out, every pharmacy has their own slightly d

31 Reasons Why I'm in Love With Thrift Shopping (and You Should Be Too)

Oh thrift store, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways!

Get Your Money Sooner by Starting 2016 Tax Prep Now

The early (tax) bird gets the worm — and reduces the chance it'll be a victim of identity theft. Start your 2016 tax prep now, and skip all the stress in April.

Turbo-Charge Your Nutrition With Superfoods

You can rev up your diet by understanding and using the power of superfoods. Explore which foods fall within the superfood category and why.

The Best Time of the Day to Do Everything

Are you a morning person or a night person? It might not matter. Discover how science says you should structure your day for the best results.

Best Money Tips: 11 Life Hacks for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Today we found articles on life hacks for the holiday season, wasteful spending you should avoid, and popular hangover cures debunked.

Ask the Readers: What Money Animal Are You? (Chance to win $20!)

We want to know what animal you are most like. Do you "squirrel" money away? Are you wasteful like an (insert wasteful animal parallel here)? Let us know what creature

The Surprisingly Frugal Lifestyles of 12 Famous Superheroes

Sure Batman and Iron Man may be among the world's wealthiest, but that's not true for many superheroes. Here's how the frugal superheroes get by.

6 Great Reasons for Paying off the Mortgage on Your Home

Even though the economy is still rough, there are plenty of reasons why you should pay off your mortgage as soon as you can.

How to Use the Holiday Quiet Time to Boost Your Career

Holiday weeks can be super slow at the office — which makes it the perfect time to learn new skills and accelerate your career.

Financial IQ Test: How Healthy is Your Life Insurance Plan?

 What kind of life insurance policy do you have? Do you understand the terms? Are you getting the most bang for your insurance buck? Check out this Financial IQ Test to see

7 Weird Money Laws You May Have Broken

Paying with certain coins, charging for certain mystical services, even dancing. All make this list of some of the world's weirdest laws governing money.

15 Ways to Prevent Your Smartphone From Wasting Data

It's so easy to use up your available data and go over your monthly plan. Here are some clever ways to keep that from happening.

The Ethics of Free: Is it Wrong to Get Free Stuff?

The problem with free is that it doesn't mean something is really free. It just means that someone else has paid for the product or service instead of you.

Ask the Readers: Do You Honestly Follow a Budget? (Chance to win $20)

What do you think it takes to "budget" effectively? And do you do so yourself? Let us know your thoughts in order to be entered to win one of three $20 Amazon gift cards!