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10 Fun Ways to Wrap the Gift of Cash

Almost everybody enjoys the gift of cash, but a thin envelope isn't much fun to unwrap. Make your next cash gift thoughtful (and fun!) with these clever cash packing ideas.

11 Attractive Standing Desks You Can Actually Afford

If you've thought about switching to a standing desk but have been put off by the price (or the appearance), consider this collection of affordable, attractive designs.

The Travel Hacking Cartel: Fly Around the World For Almost Free

Here are some tips on how to fly around the world for free (or almost free, anyway), along with some resources to help you do it.

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]

10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

15 Delicious Ways to Prepare a Humble Head of Cabbage

A staple in frugal pantries the world over, cabbage is full of nutrients, low in pesticides, and inexpensive. Add cabbage to your diet with one of these classic preparations.

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.

How to Use Credit Cards to Improve Your Credit Score

There's no mystery to building a good credit score, but you do need to follow a few simple rules with your credit cards.

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

My One Favorite Frugal Living Tip

I read a lot of great frugal living advice. But there's one (yup, just one) tip that makes all of the others work.

Best Money Tips: 60 Ways to Make Money Without a Job

Today we found terrific articles on ways to make money without a job, tips to clean holiday party stains, and lazy ways to save money.

5 Places to Find Free or Cheap Mason Jars

Don't overpay for brand new canning jars! If you know where to find them, affordable used jars can help you preserve your garden bounty on the cheap.

The Best-Kept Secret to Frugal Living

Without the right motivations, financially responsible living isn’t only difficult, it’s impossible. You need to do more than change how you act and think.

Do You Really Need “Soft” Water?

Water is a necessity. Soft water may not be. Depending on where you live and how you use water, the cost of processing your water may not be worth it.

Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

We've all shopped (or tried to shop for) the person who has (or seems to have) everything. Yes, it's hard...but not impossible! Draw some inspiration from these affordable ideas.

Make Money Recycling: Get Paid to Recycle by 15 Websites

Can you could use some cash for your old broken cell phones, laptops, or ink cartridges? These companies actually pay you to recycle.

25 New Things to Do Today

In a rut? Need a shake-up? Or just want something fun and different to do? This list will help you create, connect with people, and have a great time.

13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.

35 Delicious Rice and Bean Dishes

You know rice and beans are healthy and delicious. But did you know there are as many ways to prepare rice and beans as there are beans in the bag? Here're 35 to get you started.

20 Gifts for the Guy Who Has Everything

What do you get for the guy who seems to have everything (or, at least, wants almost nothing)? Check out this list of practical and experience-based gifts.