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Survival Basics From Depression-Era Kids

My parents and my husband’s parents were children during the Great Depression. Mine lived in large cities; my in-laws, small towns. Their families started this era from neither a p

When Tradition Meets Necessity: The Reintroduction of Soppin’ Bread

On a typical day, I probably appear fairly rural in my mannerisms. I call lunch “dinner” and dinner “supper.” Everyone in my family has a pair of bibbers, a work coat, and mud bo

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/15

Today's top deals includes Terminator Anthology and Mad Max Trilogy Blu-ray 50% off, $9.99 board games, 50% off David's Bridal dresses, and more!

Understanding the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Exchange

The Obamacare insurance exchanges open for business in a few weeks. Here's what you need to know about the system before you sign up.

Restaurant Menus: Translating Cost and Taste

A well-designed menu is considered an easy way to separate diners from their dollars at a restaurant. Even mom-and-pop restaurants put a lot of time and effort into how they put to

Best Money Tips: How to Upgrade Your Flight to First Class

Today we found helpful tips to snag a first-class ticket upgrade, strange and wonderful Captain America collectibles to check out, and ways to resist 21 common retail tricks.

Success Secrets You Should Have Learned in High School — But Didn't

Most of the people who give us advice mean well, but that doesn't mean their advice is helpful. Here's the advice that you should have been given.

Need cheap or free construction materials? Go to a demolished housing development.

Amidst the financial crisis, many home builders around the country have run out of financing. Last week a bank decided to completely level 16 completed and partially built homes i

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways To Lower Vet Costs

Today we found some great articles on simple ways to lower vet costs, financial rules every 30-year-old should know, and the worst holiday gifts.

What Does the Word "Recession" Mean to You? (Answer for a Chance to Win $10!)

Economists have it defined. News anchors provide ample commentary on what it is and how it affects us. But what about the "real" people living in today's economy? Do they "feel"

Save Over $100 a Year by Shaving with a Cutthroat Razor

I despise paying the ridiculous prices Gillette and the like charge for razor cartridges. It seems as though the prices are directly aligned with the number of extra blades they pu

18 Little Things That Make — and Keep — America Great

Contrary to a certain election 2016 tagline, America is already pretty great. Here's the proof.

A Society of Fear

Society has been organized to make the wage slave/debt slave trap the default path for almost everyone.

How to Explore Your Antique Attic Treasures for Profit

Supplemental income can be as close as your attic or your basement. Start learning about the items in your house that can bring in some extra cash. Antiques are a big business but

Best Money Tips: Hidden Costs That Can Derail Your Budget Travel Plans

Today we found articles on hidden costs that can break your travel budget, emergency preparedness tips for first-time renters, and ways to turn unwanted wedding gifts into cash.

This Trick Could Help You Finally Pay Off Your Debt

Personal finance is personal — especially debt. But if you can overcome that hurdle, a partner may be the motivation you need to tame that balance.

Flashback Friday: 84 Reasons to Be Done With Summer and Get Excited for Fall

If only we could fast forward through the remaining weeks of summer heat and get right to fall fun. Read on and feel the chill!

Best Money Tips: Make Your Clothes Last Longer

Today we found some great articles on making your clothes last longer, superfoods you can actually afford, and ways to keep your receipts in order.

Best Money Tips: How to Beat Bad Customer Service

Today we found articles on ways to beat bad customer service, grocery items you’re overspending on, and how to do a wedding for less than $10,000.

What Can Retailers Do With Their Unwanted Merchandise?

A recent New York Times article reported that retailers including H&M and Walmart have been destroying perfectly good clothes that were not sold and throwing them in the trash. Th