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Ask the Readers: When Did You Get Your First Credit Card?

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15 million British shoppers with math skills of fifth graders get government help

Lacking math skills are causing British shoppers to miss out on savings. Here's how the government has stepped in to help!

25 Ways to Entertain Your Child for Free or Cheap

You don't need to buy expensive toys or costly movie tickets to keep your young one occupied. Just try one of these frugal, fun ways to entertain your kid.

Best Money Tips: Fun Facts About Trader Joe's

Today we found some great articles on fun facts about Trader Joe’s, questions that will lead to a better retirement, and how to make money from spring cleaning.

Ask The Readers: When Did You Start Saving For Retirement?

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7 Generic Beauty Buys Better Than the Expensive Originals

Don't be fooled by designer brand names and fancy packaging. For these beauty buys, give your wallet a break and go generic.

Ask the Readers: When Is It Okay to Splurge?

Tell us when you think it's ok to splurge and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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Ask the Readers: Is It Possible to Be Too Frugal?

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Car Buying Part 2 – Into the Devil's domain.

Before you brave the Devil's Dominion of car dealerships, take these 10 tips with you. Don't be a laydown!

Ask the Readers: Is There Anything in Your Budget You Could Live Without?

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Givin' 'em the Slip - Look Rich for Very Little

Give 'em the slip! The classic women's undergarment seems to have gone by the wayside. What's up with that?

10 Cheap, Handmade Gift Wrapping Ideas

Instead of filling the trash with expensive, one-use-only wrapping paper this year, use these ideas for wrapping that is as unique as it is frugal.

6 Best Cities for Frugal Lovers of the Arts

Looking to experience some creative culture without the NYC or San Francisco cost? Check out these cheaper, but super creative cities for art lovers.

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Best Money Tips: Holiday Savings Tips

Today we found some great articles on holiday savings tips, cash back credit card traps, and why it's still a good idea to get your bachelor's degree.

Ask the Readers: Are You Filing Your Own Taxes This Year?

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7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

Self-medicating with junk food doesn't work, but some foods really can boost your mood. Dig into these dishes and feel better in body and spirit.