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The Cost of Meat—The Market Demand Argument

This continues from "The Cost of Meat—Too High To Pay." The Market Demand Argument describes the power consumers have to change policies. [more]

Best Money Tips: Tactics to Get Free Food

Today we found some great articles on tactics to get free food, how to take an inexpensive road trip, and tips for budgeting when you're broke.

Bad, bad China: a round-up

I've pretty much come to the conclusion that I need to stop buying Chinese goods. This is a tough one for me, mostly because so much of the cheap stuff I love to buy comes from Chi

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on groceries without coupons, frugal living in retirement, and red flags that could get you audited.

When Frugal is Stupid

I’m a huge fan of “reduce, reuse, and recycle,” when it is both practical and useful. [more]

Grocery Shopping and the 4-Minute Mile: How to Challenge Yourself

Spending less on groceries is like running a faster mile — to improve, you must challenge yourself. Here's how to perform better in any pursuit.

City Shopping: Finding Your New Frugal Home

Considering a move? Make sure you consider these frugal factors when choosing where you're going to live.

A Guaranteed Way To Avoid Impulse Credit Card Purchases

This tip is so easy and simple you'll wonder why you didn't think of it already. All you need is a plastic bag and some water, and your impulse credit card purchases will be a thin

Best Money Tips: Take a Cruise on the Cheap

Today we found some fantastic articles on taking a cruise on the cheap, avoiding airfare pricing glitches, and reasons to continue working after retirement.

Running the Numbers: Living on One Salary

Whether it's out of choice or necessity, if you and your partner are planning to start living off of a single income, here's what you should know.

McDonald's Treats for Less Than a Dime -- Chicago Area

One-dollar coupon books give kids three pies, three cookies, three cones and three fries or apple dippers.

Best Money Tips: Things to Do Before You Retire

Today we found some fantastic articles on things to do before you retire, questions to ask yourself before you buy something, and how to create a low-cost will.

Great Ways to Advertise Your Yard Sale

Having a yard sale to get rid of your clutter is great! Well...it is if anyone shows up. Ensure that they do with these advertising techniques.

Use Safe Driving To Save Gas During The Last 6 Weeks Of Winter

The Groundhog predicted that we will have to endure six more weeks of winter. This means more snow, ice, and cold that can reduce your car's efficiency by up to 50%. Fortunatel

Get Some Rest!

In an unofficial survey, 99% of my friends said they need more rest. By "rest," I don't mean sleep, but time that is refreshing and rejuvenating, time that gives and

Checking in With Old Goals for the New Year

It seems like New Year's resolutions were made to be broken. This year, let's change that by looking old resolutions and getting them back on track.

How Credit Card Companies Prey on Your Basic Needs

Maslow's hierarchy of needs helps explain why humans react the way they do. And for credit card companies, it helps explain how to get more of your money.

Debasing not just the currency

I eat lunch at a local fast-food place occasionally. My usual order runs to just over $4, so I was annoyed when I realized while walking over there yesterday that I'd forgotten to

Best Money Tips: Ways to Watch Movies for Less

Today we found some great articles on ways to watch movies for less, soon-to-be grad's game plan for securing a job, and shopping designer discount stores.

Best Money Tips: Best Ways to Save Money for 2013

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to save money for 2013, lowering your summer cooling bill, and jobs to get in college.