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I Got Duped! Dealing With Credit Card and Merchant Disputes

So you bought an awesome thing-a-ma-jiggy or service with your credit card. But when you got it home you discovered the item doesn't work, the service was a heist, or the

16 Ways to Host an Oktoberfest Party on the Cheap

Break out the dirndls and lederhosen — we've got your frugal, fun Oktoberfest party covered. Prōst!

Mend a Broken Heart Without Breaking the Bank

If you and your significant other recently called it kaput, don’t bury yourself in spending sprees — try some of these frugal self-help therapies instead.

Your equity was always imaginary

You used to hear the term "land rich, cash poor" for people who owned valuable land but didn't have quite enough money to make ends meet.  It's an expression that

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The ethics of hoarding

In the Philippines, they're threatening life sentences for people hoarding rice.   In the United States, grocers need to put limits on rice purchases just to keep their shelves

Travel on Amtrak

With each move by the airlines to claw back a bit of the profit that has vanished into the twin maws of competition and higher fuel prices, and with each move by the government to

Best Money Tips: Smart Retirement Strategies for Women

Today we found smart retirement strategies for women, DIY cleaning products that you can make for pennies, and lessons we can learn from Jedi Master Yoda.

Best Money Tips: Cut Your Electricity Bill

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to cut your electricity bill, entertaining yourself for free or cheap, and ovecoming your financial fears.

16 Ways to Kick-Start Frugality

You don't have to change your whole life to start saving more and spending less. Start with one of these doable challenges and goals, and frugal it up from there.

Deciding when to follow instructions

Anytime someone announces that they're looking to hire, there'll be instructions on how to apply--even if nothing more than a sign that says, "Inquire within." Often, they'll want

Less Expensive Ways to Enjoy San Francisco

There's more to San Francisco than cable cars, Union Square, and Fisherman's Wharf. The more of the 'other' San Francisco you see, the cheaper your stay becomes--especially a stay

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in June

June is a great time to buy both donuts and lingerie (Happy Father's Day!). Find out why and learn what else is a good buy after the click!

My disgusting fake game show asks "What would you do for money?"

I’ve written before about morality and pride taking a back seat to cash rewards. With today's game shows scraping the bottom of a very deep barrel, it amazes me what people will do

Sleeping In Airports For The Stranded And Frugal Minded

Whether it's an unplanned layover, a means of making an early flight, or simply an attempt to save money on accommodation, the season of sleeping in airports is upon us. I know, I

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 08/13

Today's great deals includes FREE MP3 song of the week, 50% off women fashion shorts, 39% off LED and Plasma TVs, and more!

Recession Journal Part I: 'Fast' Money in the '09

Forget about the fact that it's a recession. What you do now determines where you will be when the graph trends up again. What if you stopped dropping duckets like you dropped weig

Organized tips on getting through tough times

If you like Wise Bread for all the tips and suggestions, here's another resource full of much the same kind of information, but organized differently. Instead of a blog, it's a bu

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 08/27

Today's great deals include 40% off Skechers Shoes, 50% off TV Shows, 25% off Naked Coconut Water, and more!

Best Money Tips: How to Change Your Career

Today we found helpful articles on how to change your career, unhealthy habits that form when you’re trying to be healthy, and minimalist packing tips for your next trip.