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Frugal is More than a Way to Spend Money, Part 2

Frugal is a way of life — are you spending too much, or too little?

Best Money Tips: Save Money on a Car

Today we found some great articles on saving money on a car, making money in your free time, and how to get lower prices on everything.

To life, to life, la kayim! The joy of home-enhanced booze.

The struggle of the homemade gift — what's sure to please, and what's bound for the bin? We've got something that's sure to please; DIY infused vodka!

Best Money Tips: Ways Families Can Save Money

Today we found some awesome articles on ways families can save money, holiday shopping mistakes, and tips to save like a pro at the grocery store.

5 Fun Money Boosts That Grow Your Savings

Adding some extra income will help you reach a savings goal that much sooner. Make it fun and you'll have a great time getting there, too.

Open a beer bottle with a sheet of paper

A friend sent me this link, knowing full well I'll never, ever need it (I carry a bottle opener on my keyring in case of such emergencies). [more]

Big Bytes: Using Tech for Restaurant Discounts

From apps to coupons and more, discover how you can use technology to score sweet dining discounts — even at the last minute.

Covert transaction legal, life-saving: getting free drinks at the amusement park

In the interest of frugality and safety , I will pass along a tip that I received from a waitress when my family and I were visiting Williamsburg. She advised us that free water in

6 Passé Slang Terms You Need to Stop Using Today

Stop trying to make "fetch" happen — or any of these other horribly flat and stale slang terms. Is your diction dating you?

Everything You Should Know About Getting a Credit Card but Didn’t Have a Clue to Ask

If you've never paid attention to the fine print of a credit card, now's the time to learn what a credit card really is, and why it's so costly to carry a balance.

Which store-bought stain remover works best?

This is the first in what will be an ongoing series of blogs, subtitled "Andrea shamelessly promotes cute guys who make videos about vaguely interesting topics." Now, I know that o

Have Coupon, Will Travel: Apps to Save on the Go

Always forget to clip coupons? Just carry your phone and use these apps to save money on everything from food to clothes to entertainment and more.

6 Summer Party Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

What's better than a mid-summer get-together with friends? A mid-summer get-together that's simple to plan and easy to pay for!

Buy Baby Bunting... But don't pay full price!

Registering for all the newest baby gadgets can be a blast, but it also can be a financial strain on you and those that you have on your wishlist. While it may seem that “baby pos

Nintendo giving away free non-slip jackets for Wii remotes

Recently a very good friend of mine told me about a mishap that involved his 8 year old son, a Wii remote and a large, expensive flat-screen LCD TV. Needless to say he wasn't h

Wise Bread on Marketplace: "Frugal" Travel That Isn't

This weekend, our Senior Editor is back on Marketplace Money talking about supposedly "frugal" travel that isn't really worth it.

It Pays to Call and Ask

Sometimes you have to ask 20 different people 20 different ways. It's usually worth it.

The Secret of My Success

Why is it that a few people “get all the breaks” while most seem to be starring in their own version of “Groundhog Day” for the better part of their lives: renting themsel

Best Money Tips: Go on Cheap Dates Without Being Cheap

Today we found some stellar articles on going on cheap dates without being cheap, making a game plan for college, and whether or not you can be organic and frugal.

Best Money Tips: Tips for Living on One Income

Today we found some fantastic articles on tips when living on one income, building your first retirement fund, and nevotiating a higher salary.