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Using Airline Credit Cards to Score Premium Travel Awards

Want to not just fly for free, but to do it in style? It's possible. Discover how a little planning and the right frequent flier rewards card can make it happen.

10 Great Brand Name Beauty Buys Under $20

Save a pretty penny on your next makeup haul. Score these awesome brand-name beauty buys for $20 or less!

Ask the Readers: Do You Read Product Reviews Before Buying?

Tell us if you read product reviews before buying and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Dine Out?

Tell us how often you dine out and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Poll: Would you support the Consumerist in the Dell scandal?

Update: Dell has apologized! Richard from Dell has informed us that not only is Dell apologizing to the Consumerist, but Dell will also work on reforming some of their more confusing pricing practices. Great job Richard. [more]

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

Ask the Readers: How Do You Unwind After Work?

Tell us how you unwind after work and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

Tell us about your favorite holiday tradition and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

7 Secret Cheap Steak Cuts You Should Be Asking For

You don’t need to be flush to satisfy a craving for steak. Ask your butcher for one of these cheaper but still delicious cuts instead.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Vegetable Garden?

Tell us whether you have a vegetable garden and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Eating Locally on a Budget

Eating locally is trendy right now, and for good reasons. Local food is fresher, healthier, better tasting, better for your community, and better for the planet.

Best Money Tips: Score Cheap Locally Grown Food

Today we found some great articles on scoring cheap locally grown food, common retirement mistakes, and how to have an inexpensive wedding.

Have style, not a lifestyle

I briefly worked with a senior technical manager whose wife also worked for the same company, but at a different site. They'd bought a house about halfway in between, but they both

Best Money Tips: 26 Surprising Things Covered By Insurance

Today we found some great articles on surprising things covered by insurance, smart ways to pay off your mortgage early, and the things you should clean up every day.

How Much Car Can You Afford?

If you're planning to lease a new (or new-to-you) car, follow this advice to make sure you're factoring in all the costs and getting a car you truly can afford.

3 Ways Technology Makes Personal Finances Easier

From saving money to staying on budget, technology has made it easier than ever to stay on top of my personal finances. Here are 3 ways technology has helped me save money and time

Astoria Bank Secured Visa Credit Card Review

The Astoria Bank Secured Visa Credit Card has low fees and offers interest on the security deposit.

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

Federal Student Loans

Depending on the type of help you need with paying for college, knowing the differences between government financial aid programs can make a big difference in finding a loan that r