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Capital One 360 Black Friday Sale: Get $100 When You Open an Account

Get $100 when you open an account with Capital One 360. 4 Days Only!

How to Buy a Mp3 Player

If you're in the market for a new MP3 player, here are some things to keep in mind.

10 Rude Things Even Polite People Do

We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?

5 Creative Uses for a 529 Plan

You know a 529 savings plan is for your children's college expenses, but with some creative thinking, it can be so much more.

8 Dangerous Mistakes Even Safe Drivers Make

Even good drivers can develop bad habits behind the wheel. Are you guilty of any of these common operator errors?

15 Delicious Homemade Treats Your Valentine Will Love

There's nothing sweeter than a handmade Valentine's gift — unless it's a delicious and decadent sugary treat, like these.

Amazon's secret 30-day price guarantee

One of Amazon's best kept secrets is its 30-day price match guarantee. Here's how to use it.

25 Quick and Easy Dinners (Plus 5 Delicious Desserts!)

Don't let "no time to cook" become a regular part of your vocabulary — these simple recipes will help you save money and eat well, even with little prep time.

The Freedom of the Independent Yeoman

The financial crisis has given rise to renewed interest in self-sufficiency, which means we can learn a lot from the yeomen who used to populate the U.S.

Free Day of Doggie Camp

My friends at Itchmo, Ben and Emily Huh, recently reminded me that Petsmart offers a complimentary day of doggie day camp at participating locations. Need a day off from your fun-loving dogs? [more]

5 Details You Shouldn't Neglect When Retiring Overseas

Don't risk your dream retirement overseas with poor planning, make sure these five details are covered.

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]

Dead car battery? Give it a glass of red wine.

  I love quick fixes for problems. [more]

Defining What Financial Success Means to You

Want to figure out how much money you need to be financially successful? First you need to figure out what you want out of life.

9 Ways to Save on Prescriptions

Whether it's cutting coupons or buying generic, prescription drug costs can be whittled down with a little insight... and this free advice!

Ask the Readers: What Do You Love Most About Your Job?

Tell us what you like most about your job and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

From Sweet Tea to Chai: Delicious Homemade Tea Recipes

Hot or cold, tea is a remarkably versatile beverage. Whether simple or fancy, hot or cold, discover 10 delicious and frugal ways to enjoy tea.

Ask the Readers: Do You See Movies in the Theater?

Tell us if you see movies in the theater and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Will You Show Your Appreciation This Father's Day?

Tell us how you'll show your appreciation on Father's Day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Freelancing: A Beginner’s Guide to Doing It Right

If you're considering freelancing as a way to supplement your income or have more career freedom, here are the essential steps you need to take to get started.