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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

25 Frugal Items for Your Organic Vegan Grocery List

It's easy to spend a lot when going vegan or vegetarian. But by shopping smarter and choosing the right pantry items, a healthy diet doesn't have to be harmful to your wallet.

20 Delicious Ways to Use Pineapple

Tough on the outside, sweet on the inside, delicious pineapple adds a tropical touch to dishes sweet and savory.

How to Avoid (and Treat) Cold Sores

Cold sores are painful, ugly, and take a long time to heal. Here's how to avoid (and treat) these nasty little lesions.

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.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

64 Funny, Inspiring and Stupid Money Quotes From Famous People

We've collected quotes from presidents, movie stars, philosophers, athletes, and even Paris Hilton on everybody's favorite topic: Money.

Weird Things You Didn't Know About Valentine's Day

What's the real story behind Valentine's Day? Here are the weird things you didn't know about this expensive holiday.

15 Delicious Ways to Use Canned Corn

What can you do with a can of corn? Fry it, cream it, bake it, toss it, roast it…

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.

25 Great Movies About Money

Get ready to update your Netflix queue. From documentaries to comedies and more, here is the ultimate list of movies about money.

5 Everyday Words That Are Making You Look Stupid

Seriously, if you actually want to improve your social standing and status, work on eliminating these worn out words from your lexicon.

Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf

Discover the color code that will lead you to the freshest loaf on the store shelf every time.

How to Eat Well on Just $20 a Week (With Meal Plans!)

If you shop smart and keep your recipes simple and healthful, you really can eat for a whole week on just $20. Here's how.

How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!)

For the last five years, one writer has traveled full-time on the cheap. Discover how she did it, and how you can too.

The Best and Worst Places to Stash Cash in Your Home

We all agree that a buck has value, it is also a bit vulnerable when not hidden properly. Forget the $3000 hi-tech safe, and stick with these affordable tricks I picked up. Yo

How This Single-Income Family Found Financial Freedom in Just 27 Months

The true, inspiring story of one motivated couple who paid off $37,000 in consumer debt in 27 months by cutting costs and earning extra income.

10 Expensive Things That Look Cheap

It's smart to spend more to buy quality and value. But it's doubly dumb to pay way, way more and wind up something that delivers so much less.

18 Cheap and Attractive Ideas for Bookshelves

Reading means books, and books mean a storage problem. Keep your favorites close with one of these affordable, nice-looking book storage solutions.

10 Mindless Ways You're Spending Money

Where does it all go? Who knows!? Watch out for these mindless spends and keep control of your money.