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How a $700 billion bailout became a $800 billion "rescue plan"

You might have thought that the $700 billion bailout bill seemed a bit excessive. You'll be relieved to hear that the bill that the President will sign tonight is worth a mere $800

8 Brands That Came Back From the Dead

Just because a brand dies doesn't mean it's gone for good. These zombie brands are proof that everyone loves a comeback.

Deal Fu: Inside the Culture of Obsessed Bargain Hunters, Part I

The media covers tragedies like Wal-Mart tramplings, but they've neglected thriving communities on the web who'll stop at nothing to get the deals they're delirious about. We're —

Best Money Tips: How to Accelerate Your Wealth

Today we found some fantastic articles on accelerating your wealth, preparing for a layoff, and why creative people need to say "no."

Best Money Tips: Things to Do to Get a Raise at Work

Today we found some stellar articles on getting a raise at work, going to college for free, and curing a spending hangover.

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Hit Up Your Grandma's Cookbooks for Frugal Cooking Ideas

There are many families that share generational cooking traditions as a long standing family tradition. Since there are many families that are also feeling the pinch of the recessi

Getting Free Stuff at Walgreens

Here are the ins and outs of the new Walgreens program, and some extra tips for paying next to nothing for everything from cleaning products, to food, to makeup!

Ask the Readers: Do You Spring Clean?

Tell us whether or not you clean house each spring and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Budgeting for the Present and Future

Today we found some stellar articles on budgeting for the present and future, buying life insurance, and financial considerations before you become your own boss.

The 5 Best 3D Televisions

With Black Friday sales approaching, you might be considering buying a new 3D TV — if so, make it one of these top picks.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Best Job Interview Tip?

Tell us your best job interview tip and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Ways to "Beat" the Stock Market

Today we found some great articles on ways to "beat" the stock market, saving for retirement, and prepping for guests with Dollar Store buys.

Not driving your less-frugal friends crazy

A while back, I heard an interview with a guy who, troubled by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, decided the right response was to quit driving. The bit of the interview that stuck with

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Way to Beat the Heat?

Tell us about your favorite way to beat the heat and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

10 Classes to Boost Earning & Savings Power

Education is one of the best ways to improve your financial situation. Here is my list of the 10 best classes that would boost my earnings and increase my savings.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 11/28

Today's great deals include Disney's Storybook Collections $5, Harry Potter Hardcover Boxed Set and 8-Film Collection 50% off, Brother Home and Office Labeler $9.99, and more!

Ask the Readers: What Was the Last Book You Read?

Tell us about the last book you read and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

15 Easy-to-Pack, Delicious, and Cheap Airline Snacks

Be prepared for flight delays, and keep your blood sugar — and your mood — in good shape with one of these delicious snacks that travel well.

Non-Traditional Jobs: How Bibliophiles and Film Fanatics Can Find Success

Book lovers and movie fanatics of the world unite! There is a legitimate way for you to feed your addiction for bestsellers and box office blockbusters without spending a dime. In