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Which Airline's Frequent Flyer Miles Have the Best Value?

Do some frequent flyer miles have more value than others? Let's find out.

The 5 Best Blackout Curtains

Sleeping when the sun is up isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these blackout curtains and the sun will never disturb your snooze again.

7 Effortless Ways to Prevent Budget-Busting Impulse Buys

Impulse buys can really bust your budget. Here's how to resist the urge, without much effort.

Yes, You Need "Fun Money" in Your Budget

Being frugal doesn't mean kissing fun goodbye. In fact, you should be budgeting for it!

16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big

Use these tips to help extend the life of your clothes.

6 Ways You're Wearing Out Your Furnace Too Soon

You don't want your furnace to break down in the dead of winter. Here's how you might be wearing it out too soon.

5 Sales Strategies Your Bank Uses to Make Money

Banks are businesses, too. Keep an eye out for these sales tactics that might be costing you money

5 Things to Remember Every Time You Face a Financial Failure

Everybody falls down, even when it comes to their money. The key to success is getting back up again.

How to Get a Refund When Something Is Non-Refundable

The terms "non-refundable" and "non-returnable" make too many people avoid customer service. But with these tips, you can get results.

Are You Paying Off Credit Card Debt the Wrong Way?

Many Americans who are paying off credit card debt are doing it the wrong way — are you?

The 3 Rules Every Mediocre Investor Must Know

The surprising truth is that mediocre investing advice is probably right for you. Learn about the basics.

5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

No matter what kind of hair you have, you can keep it beautiful naturally with one of these five simple, natural homemade hair conditioners.

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

3 Reasons Taking a Loan For Your Wedding Is a Bad Idea

A big wedding comes with a hefty price tag. Borrowing to pay for it will have you saying "I do" to years of debt, too.

You Are What You Do: 16 Ways to Improve Your Body Language

Communication goes far beyond what you say. Here are 16 ways to improve your body language — and hence your communication skills.

How to Keep a Personal Problem From Hurting Your Career

Everyone goes through a rough spot once in awhile. The key is making sure you don't bring your personal crisis into the office.

Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

5 Most Affordable Gym Memberships

These five gyms will let you work up a sweat without spending a fortune.

4 Worst Reasons to Buy a House

You should buy a home because you want to — not because these myths make you believe it's a good idea.