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Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition?

Tell us about your favorite Thanksgiving tradition and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Headaches, Begone!: 5 Tips for Making Airline Travel Easier

In these days of canceled flights, long lines at airline counters, and more frustrated customers than satisfied ones, there are some things you can do to make your trip go smoothly (or at least MORE smoothly). Headaches, begone! [more]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Your Phone Bill?

Tell us how you save on your phone bill and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Gourmet Pizza for Less than a Buck

 I’m a pizza fanatic. I will never turn it down. Ever. While living in Omaha, I looked forward to lunches with m

Rolling Stone article on ethanol

In my recent post Plan for expensive fuel, I mentioned sustainable fuels in a somewhat dismissive fashion. [more]

We're Link Lovers, Not Fighters.....

Wow! What an amazing couple of weeks it has been. We have seen an amazing amount of link love, and we wanted to share some of the highlights with you!

How to Buy a Laptop Computer

If you're shopping for a new laptop, pay attention to these features.

Many Happy Returns: 5 Tips for Getting What You Really Want This Holiday

Sadly, a recent poll by Inside Indiana Business reports that 13 percent of consumer

8 Creative Uses for K-Cups

Brewing coffee with K-Cups is delicious and easy...and it uses LOTS of little containers. Get more life out of your K-Cups with these projects.

How much are memories worth?

I get a particular negative jolt when I review a credit card bill and find a charge for something that's already over and done--a meal already eaten, a vacation already taken,

Best Money Tips: Go to College for Free

Today we found some stellar articles on going to college for free, tips to save on Thanksgiving airfare, and measuring career success.

Finding Money: 11 Ways to Save Money you are Spending Without Sacrificing Anything

There are a number of ways to find money by rearranging your finances, stretching your shopping dollar, and spending wisely. Here is a collection of 11 Tips to help you find some m

Is daylight-saving time a complete waste of energy?

This weekend the clocks “spring forward.” I’m not a huge fan of DST . In fact, I’m not a fan of anything that steals

New $5 bill starts circulating today

The new $5 enters circulation today with a ceremonial "first spend" at the gift shop of President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home in Washington, D.

Not So Straight Path To A Dream Job (U.S. President)

Once upon a time (aka when I was a kid), the job of U.S. President was deemed the ultimate career destination. Considering the careers of the current contenders (Senators Barack

Best Money Tips: Ideas For Your Income Tax Refund

Today we found some stellar articles on ideas for your income tax refund, learning from the rich, and reusing dryer sheets.

Women of personal finance spotlight: The Frugal Duchess here to answer your questions

All of us have dreams of publishing a book based on our blogs or life stories. Now you can ask The Frugal Duchess how she was able to land that Holy Grail among writers: A fabulou

Please Pass the October Surprise

I've always believed that mastery of vocabulary is at least halfway to mastery of the subject. Words are power--the kind of power commonly wielded by eggheads with pocket protector

Three Unique Subscription Services that Might Save You Money

Most of us have used a subscription service in our lifetime. Cable TV, magazines, and movies are usually purchased in monthly installments. I recently took a look at three subscr

Book Review and Giveaway: Good Deals & Smart Steals

By the editors of Good Housekeeping, this handy book offers hundreds of ideas for getting the best value for your money on every kind of purchase. I've also got two copies to give