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Book Review: Big Green Purse & Giveaway

I have four copies of Big Green Purse to give away. In it, Diane MacEachern offers a simple message: Use your spending power to create a cleaner, greener world. Of course, many of

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9 Ways to Snag a Bag (For Free!)

Reusable shopping bags are growing in popularity, and while they are a super way to save on plastic, they can be pricey for those of us who lug home two full

Best Money Tips: Save Money During Your Morning Routine

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save money during your morning routine, exercising for free, and staying fired-up when paying down debt.

Use Less Cash for Your JCPenney Purchase

A favorite retailer of households across the country since 1902, JCPenney can have some stellar deals for those in the know. Like most stores, JCPenney has a met

Best Money Tips: The Debt Edition

Today we are featuring some of the best articles from around the web on debt!

Best Money Tips: Keep Good Food From Going Bad

Today we found some awesome articles on keeping good food from going bad, getting free stuff, and easy ways to make extra money.

6 Ways to Slash the Cost of Wi-Fi When You Travel

Yes, you can take your Facebook and your cloud file storage with you on the road — and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's how.

Cell Phone Relief

Tired of those early termination fees that cell phone companies stick you with? Well, help may be on the way, but it may just be a case of the fox watching the hen-house.

Get It in Writing: A Quick Guide to Agreements and Contracts

Get any deal you make in writing — and make sure you understand what the contract actually means.

What You Need to Know About the FDIC

How safe is your money? Well, if you keep it in a bank, it's kept very safe by the U.S. Government...up to a point.

7 Ways to Eat More Slowly — and Lose More Weight

Mom's advice to chew each bite 10 times was right. You really can improve your health just by spending more time at the table. Here's how.

Being routinely creative

It might seem like creativity would flourish best in the absence of any constraining routine. In fact, the opposite is true: Having a routine is very useful for protecting your c

The One Word You Need to Get Rid of for a Better Life

Research proves it — removing this one word from your vocabulary can change your life.

Investment Gains Taxes Increase - The Worst Tax Policy Ever?

Yesterday Paul Michael wrote an article comparing the income tax policies of McCain and Obama and suggested that he would vote for Obama because Obama's tax policy would benefit ev

From Dumpster Diving to Garage Sales, Turning Trash Into Cash

Learn how one dedicated recycler earned $1,200, paid her tuition, repaired her furniture, and financed her wedding with discarded stuff she found.

Recalled Dog Food Companies May Pay for Damages

It has only been a year or so since the dog food scare that left pet owners frustrated, scared, and in some cases, heartbroken. The contaminated wheat gluten and rice protein foun

6 Compact Airplane Snacks for Frequent Fliers

Stow these cheap and satisfying travel snacks in your carry-on for a quick bite when the going gets delayed.

I turn down free money

There's a certain class of ways to get free money or free stuff simply by paying attention, keeping track, and being careful. I don't do these things. It's not because they don't

Should your standard of living rise?

Studies show that a high standard of living doesn't make people happier. People who live in mansions and penthouses aren't any happier than people who live in suburban houses, sma