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You’re Fired! 20 Signs That a Pink Slip is Coming

If you can answer yes to THREE or more of these questions, you may want to think about sprucing up your resume and dry-cleaning your best interview attire.

25 Ways to Use Frozen Mixed Vegetables

You could just toss that bag of frozen mixed veggies into the microwave and steam as a healthy side. But why when you can use that same chilly bag all these hot and delicious ways?

5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.

Volunteer to Travel: 11 Opportunities for Free or Very Cheap Travel

Here are 11 options for free or very cheap travel through volunteering.

8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

Best Ways to Count (and Cash in) Your Change

Try these free, fast, and easy options to turn coins into cash.

Never Pay for a RedBox DVD Rental Again

If you ever pay even one cent for a DVD rental again, you're paying too much. Visit these sites and print out the latest list of codes before your trip to the local RedBox.

35 Tasty Ways to Use Frozen Spinach

Make like Popeye and unleash your kitchen super powers by opening a box (or a bag!) of versatile, nutritious frozen spinach.

13 Things Successful People Do Every Morning

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then maybe morning is the most important time of the day, especially if you're aiming for success.

25 Things to Throw Out Today

Do you have any of these items lurking in your home that should be thrown (or given) away? Here's a list of 25 things to get rid of right now.

10 Essential Travel Items You Forgot to Pack

These items will save you time and money on every trip. Use this cheatsheet and never forget them again.

10 Awesome Money-Making Hobbies

Have fun and keep your wallet full with one of these enjoyable, profit-turning hobbies.

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

40 Rice Cake Topping Ideas

Rice cakes are low cost, low calorie, and largely low flavor. Dress them up with responsible-sized helpings of these delicious toppings.

10 Things to Look for Every Time You Visit a Thrift Store

Like finding awesome stuff at great prices? Make the most of your thrift-store trips by always keeping an eye out for these items.

Clear Out That Clutter: 15 Places to Sell Your Stuff

Get rid of your old stuff, and make money too! No matter what you want to sell, find out where you can get rid of it — and get cash.

14 Ways to Retire Early

While retirement itself may seem an impossible dream, with good planning and aggressive saving, you may be able to actually retire — early.

Will Work For Food: The Primal Connection Between Food and Personal Finance

"Will Work For Food" by Wray Herbert Article reprinted with permission from Mr. Herbert's insightful blog We're Only Human... [more]

35 Grocery Items You Should Make at Home (and 5 to Buy)

Homemade protein powder? Yep, you can make that and 34 other grocery staples cheaply and easily at home. (And discover the five you should DEFINITELY skip.)