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Halloween Time Savers for a Stress-Free Holiday

Dressing up as witches and wizards on Halloween doesn't mean we can cast spells for more free time. Instead, try these suggestions.

Take amazing party pictures

Capture the holiday spirit and get the most out of your newfangled digital camera with these 16 Digital Photography Tips for Christmas from Darren at Digital Photography School. There are some practical photography tips (11. [more]

Ben Franklin's guide to wealth and savvy living

Benjamin Franklin was probably America's first "self-help" author. [more]

EBay’s Non-Paying Bidders

EBay is an imperfect system, simply because for the most part it is run on non-binding contracts.

Cheap Condoms: Spread the Love, and Only the Love

Will's post about Valentine's Day not only made me snork my coffee when I read it this morning, but also surprised me with a number of its factoids. [more]

Impress the Future Boss: 9 Interview Mistakes to Avoid

Acing a job interview is a delicate art. Make sure you don't screw up — and do land the gig — by avoiding these mistakes.

Stop Skin Cancer at the Spa

By way of More magazine, the premier magazine for women over 40, comes exciting news that a trip to your favorite medispa could actually prevent skin cancer! [more]

The Top 10 Cheapest Cars to Insure

Buying a new car, and want to keep your insurance premiums down? Stick to one of these models.

The Dirty Secrets of Food Processing. Strong Stomach required.

These food processing secrets will make you think twice about where your grocery money goes.

Can't Afford to Pay the IRS?

Even though I have a couple of extra days to file my tax returns this year, I won't be able to come up with enough to pay the IRS what I owe. The age old question about paying now or later came to a head for me this year, when I chose the " [more]

Best Money Tips: Retire Without a Mortgage

Today we found some great articles on retiring without a mortgage, making 2012 the year of spending less, and finding deals at thrift stores.

Don't Overpay While Driving - Put Down Your Cell and Save $101

My home state of Washington is set to require, by law, that drivers who want to yack on the cell phone use a hands-free set or earpiece. [more]

Budgeting for People Who Hate Planning

Budgeting isn't that exciting — and it can be downright annoying if you hate planning. Here are some ways to make it bearable...and even fun.

Prefab Fab - This ain't yer grandma's double-wide

Are prefabbed homes the wave of the future? Judging from some of the magazines that I receive (Sunset, Metropolitan Home), it sure looks like things are heading in that direction. [more]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Hire a Babysitter

Today we found some great articles on frugal ways to hire a babysitter, how to spend a tax refund, and ways to get money fast.

Wise Bread on Marketplace: A Frugal Valentine's Day

Celebrate Valentine's Day frugally — our Editor's segment on American Public Media's Marketplace Money tells you how (even if it's at the last minute).

Best Money Tips: Stay Organized When Grocery Shopping

Today we found some great articles to help you organize your grocery shopping, write a better business letter, and overcome negative emotions.

Best Money Tips: Save When Shopping for One

Today we found some great articles on ways to save when shopping for one, teaching kids financial responsibility, and the key to great investment returns.

Jobs-Gore 08? The most popular Democratic ad is on the iPhone

Apple's iPhone demos are the most viewed Democratic ads on the web. iPhone's web browser demo highlights a New York Times cover story on the Democrats taking control of Congress. [more]