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Best Money Tips: Get Great Deals on Outlet Purchases

Today we found some awesome articles on getting great deals on outlet purchases, making money teaching, and saving for retirement with an IRA.

Nausea Be Gone (For Less)!!

Even the thought of nausea can make your stomach turn. And frankly, the cost of trying to soothe it can be frightening! 24 tablets can cost you close to $10 at the drug store. If t

Trade Goals for Values

Goals come from our values. In 2013, why not live according to your values instead of constantly striving to reach goals?

The Paradox of Choice and the Mortgage Crisis

We often think that having more choices is better. But in reality, having more options might cause us to make bad decisions — like getting risky mortgages.

Is the Wii Fit a cheap workout?

I’ll be honest, I’m not a fitness nut. I don’t like exercising, it always seems like a chore. But what if it wasn’t? What if it were, dare I say it, almost a game? That’s what Wii

Hunting for Treasure - Frugal Fun, Rich Rewards

Letterboxing, geocaching and orienteering... Looking to try a new sport? One that doesn't require a gym membership, new clothes, or expensive equipment? One as much mental as ph

Breathing Easy on the Financial Rollercoaster

In case you hadn't noticed, stock markets around the world have done some crazy things this week. At this point, I think we're all a little lightheaded, wondering if we should be w

Best Money Tips: Creative Ways to Give to Charity

Today we found some great articles on creative ways to give to charity, what to know before buying a vacation home, and rules for following up after an interview.

Book review: Game Over

Stephen Leeb's new book makes that case that we're running into resource limits on every front--energy, metals, water--and that this problem is going to affect everything we do. T

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/22

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Countrywide tried to steal my parents' money - How you can avoid being a victim of mortgage servicing fraud

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about checking your mortgage statement, and interestingly enough my family was recently confronted with an erroneous mortgage statement. This is

Should you skip a mortgage payment to get a bank's attention?

The Obama administration announced a foreclosure prevention and mortgage reduction program about two months ago, and as of April less than 1000 loans have been refinanced under th

Best of Personal Finance: Solar Eclipse/Moon Landing Edition

Between the moon landing (fake! It was filmed in Nevada!) anniversary, a recent solar eclipse, and amateur astronomers discovering huge craters on Jupiter, your mind may have been

Best Money Tips: Protecting Yourself From a Target-Sized Data Breach

Today we found some stellar articles on protecting yourself from a Target-sized data breach, affording a pet, and adding flair to to your desk.

The 5 Best Door Locks

Don't leave your home vulnerable to intruders. Add any of these five heavy-duty door locks to your home to ensure its safety and security.

5 Things That Seem Like Savvy Buys But Are Actually Terrible Splurges

Tired of falling into big-ticket traps? Watch out for these five "buys" that are not as smart as they seem.

How to Save Without Goals

Basic plans for saving and investing that don't require use of a formal financial plan with specific goals.

Caption this Wise Bread Family Photo and Win $50!

Help me caption this photo by Thursday night (11:59 pm PST 05/06/10) for a chance to win $50.

Heat Maps Equate to Hot Property

Looking for cheap housing? Discover how heat maps can help you determine the average prices of homes in a given city, county, or state.