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Best Money Tips: Summer Fun Freebies at Legoland and More

Today we found some great articles on freebies for summer fun, holidays for every day in June, and laundry tips and tricks you should know.

Summer Reading Made Easy

If you're a mom, dad, grandma, granddad, aunt, uncle, big sister, big brother, friend, or tutor, you will most likely find yourself spending time with a child this summer. [more]

8 Old School Manners We Want Back

Graciousness and gratitude are harder to come by these days — but these old school manners really are timeless. Let's bring them back!

Can Black Google Save You Energy?

An Australian company, Heap, has come up with a search engine that could Save 750 Megawatt-hours a Year. How will they do it? They've turned Google black. From what I've read, ther

Cure it with Garlic!

I am married to a garlic lover. Not that my husband craves the pungent flavoring in his meals, but rather is insistent on eating it to ward off any impending sickness. [more]

We're Link Lovers, Not Fighters.....

Wow! What an amazing couple of weeks it has been. We have seen an amazing amount of link love, and we wanted to share some of the highlights with you!

Best Money Tips: Ways Travelers Save on Trips

Today we found some fantastic articles on ways travelers save on trips, getting paid what you are worth, and ways to save money on your electric bill.

Get a Great Workout for Free With 11 Simple Moves

There's a cheaper, healthier, and more natural way to get in shape than hitting the gym. Forget complicated fitness — get up and move.

Simple Living Through Capital

There are a lot of ways to live simply. My personal favorite is living simply through capital — and it's easier to do than you might expect.

How to Shave $5,000 Off Your Wedding Expenses

Her comes the bride...and the bill! Learn how to have the wedding of your dreams without going into debt with these cunning cutbacks.

Homemade Deodorant: Is It Worth It?

Sure, ready-made deodorant is easy to purchase and use. But there are some great reasons to make your own (inexpensive!) deodorant.

How to keep the low teaser rate for your mortgage

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson gave a speech yesterday, talking about the administration's plan to "address the challenges" of the housing market downturn and relat

Great Financial Gifts for Children

Financial management is one of the most important lessons you can teach children — start early with these great (and fun!) financial gifts for kids.

Why don't people share more?

I saw an article recently suggesting that neighbors share a garbage service. One neighbor hires the service, the other kicks in to cover half the bill, and both bring their stuff

Take One More Thing Seriously

When time and money are tight, it's natural to try to narrow down what you're trying to get done. But the opposite might be what you really need.

How much are memories worth?

I get a particular negative jolt when I review a credit card bill and find a charge for something that's already over and done--a meal already eaten, a vacation already taken,

7 Tips for Streamlining Your Shopping List

I have a long-standing dislike of grocery shopping. Pushing a cart around a store is not one of the ways I amuse myself. I've found that because of my attempts to get in and ou

Autumn Shopping: 5 Things to Buy in Fall

Autumn isn't just for pumpkin-carving. For these five kinds of items, it can be a great time to "rake" in some savings.

Buy This Product, Friend: The Hidden Power of Testimonials

Many sellers count on testimonials to reassure buyers that a product or service is great. But just how reliable are those testimonials?

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