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The financial wisdom of Fight Club

“The first rule of Fight Club – We Do Not Talk About Fight Club.” Everyone who’s seen the movie remembers that. But what about something Tyler Durden, the anarchist extraordinaire,

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.

BOGO on The Dark Knight (or any other film you'd prefer to see...if there is one)

Quick, simple deal for all you movie fans out there (which is most of you I presume). FANDANGO is once again doing a BOGO offer on movie tickets, which means you can get a free tic

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.

Women of personal finance spotlight: The Frugal Duchess here to answer your questions

All of us have dreams of publishing a book based on our blogs or life stories. Now you can ask The Frugal Duchess how she was able to land that Holy Grail among writers: A fabulou

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6 Small Business Pitfalls, and How to Avoid Them: PART TWO

Today, we’ll take a look at the remaining two (ultimately the most involved and arguably the most important) strategies for success in your small business.

Ask the Readers: Do You Go to Concerts?

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Ask the Readers: What Expensive Purchases Have You Made That Saved You Money?

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12 Affordable Ingredients that Add Gourmet Flair to any Meal

Here is an expert list of a dozen common ingredients that will add some flair to your dish — for less than you'd expect.

Best Money Tips: How to Make a Quick $50

Today we found some fantastic articles on how to make a quick $50, packing travel essentials to save money, and preventing buyer's remorse.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: Do You Have a Favorite Lifehack?

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How The Economic Crisis Challenges Our Financial Beliefs

As the economic crisis deepens, I'm seeing more people beginning to challenge the conventional wisdom espoused in personal finance. Given how financially difficult things have bec

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How to Save Money for College

There are several different options for building a college fund that will cover part or all of a student's college expenses.

Beat the Nirvana fallacy: why doing something is better than nothing

The problem with the Nirvana fallacy is simple: there's NEVER a perfect solution, only shades of decisions that are better than others, and mistakes you make and can hopefully lear

My House in Shifts: From 3 Housemates to 6.5, and Back Again

My dream home was four times my annual salary, but I knew it was an amazing property — and an even more amazing investment opportunity. I bought it, knowing full well that it would

The Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager, Tonight on Blog Talk Radio!

Jeff’s humorous (and sometimes rough) way of sharing frugality has been popular among many of our readers. We’ve got the exclusive interview you won’t want to miss! Hear Jeff sha

Postal Dis-Service?

The cost of sending packages and letters by Priority and Express Mail will set you back more than regular mail, but are you really getting the service you’re paying for?

Tips for Avoiding a Foreclosure Prevention or Loan Modification Scam

Rising home foreclosures have made con artists very busy. These scammers use the public records to find homeowners who are in trouble, and then use a variety of schemes to take