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5 Dead Simple Reasons Why People Are Frugal

There are more great reasons to be frugal than just saving money. Here are five of the simplest ones.

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Secrets of Top eBay Sellers

What do eBay's most successful sellers know about making money on the site? Here are some of their tips for saving time, avoiding problems, and making more money.

10 Dumb Things Holding You Back From Getting a New Job

It's hard to land a job. Don't let any of these dumb mistakes make it harder.

Crowdsourcing Experiment: Barclaycard Ring MasterCard

Barclaycard Ring MasterCard aims to bring cardmembers and banks closer together in order to create the perfect credit card for consumer, by the consumer.

Make Your Computer Last (Almost) Forever With Some Simple Tricks

Computer makers expect you to buy a new one every three years or so. That's nuts! Extend the life of your machine with some basic maintenance.

How to Survive a Recession: Notes from the Broken Dog Days of Summer

What if we changed our mindset just a little bit regarding the America of consumerism? What would it look like if we just stopped caring about making it and started living instead?

Best Money Tips: Save on the Cost of College

Today we found some amazing articles on saving on the cost of college, how to hide resume flaws, and things you must know about your future spouse's finances.

Are You Saving Too Much?

We take a look at super savers and discuss the idea of extreme saving. How much saving is too much?

The 5 Best Counterop Burners

Stovetop cramped and you need an extra burner? These five excellent countertop burners can give you the cooking freedom you've been yearning for.

The Sweet 16: Delicious and Healthy Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream Recipes

Cool off deliciously and frugally (and kinda-sorta healthfully) with these delicious, easy to make homemade frozen treats.

17 Ways to Enjoy Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt has 17 grams of protein per serving. To celebrate, consider one of these 17 delicious ways to enjoy a bowlful.

Best Money Tips: Make Your Own Rain Barrel

Today, we give you step-by-step instructions to make your own rain barrel, budget-friendly ways to occupy your kids, and a quick guide to McDonald's Monopoly game!

Win a Ticket to the I_Blog Conference!

I'm speaking at this year's I_Blog Conference in Perry, Iowa and you can win a ticket to attend!

The 5 Best Pillows

Don't let a bad pillow ruin your night's sleep. These five pillows will ensure that you wake up feeling rested and ready for the day.

Guest Post: Now is the Time to Think Long-Term

I've got a guest post up at Get Rich Slowly on why now — when interest rates are very low — is the time to think long-term.

Best Money Tips: Want to be a landlord?

Today, we give you tips for buying a rental property, organizing your home for the holidays, and using your credit cards — the smart way.

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Ask the Readers: How Would You Balance America's Budget?

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Turkey Dinner for Two

Recently we've grown tired of traveling to big, traditional Thanksgiving gatherings, so we decided to create new traditions for just the two of us.