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Zooey Deschanel Never Pays Late Fees and 5 Other Smart Money Lessons From Celebrities

You don't have to be a spendthrift just because you're rich and famous. Here's how six super thrifty celebs get by.

25 Hotel Hacks From Professional Travelers

From booking to bedtime, find out the shortcuts these pro travelers use to make hotel lodging cheaper, more convenient, and more comfortable.

Stop Paying For Cable Television But Keep Up With Your Favorite Shows

Cable and satellite television subscriptions are expensive. Let's face it – are you really watching 352 channels and listening to 50 music stations via your television each month

8 Ways to Turn Your Stress Into Money

These days, who isn't stressed out. Channel that energy into more money and it might just be able to relax a little.

How to Avoid Getting Your Credit Card Canceled

Find out why your credit card could be canceled on you without notice, and tips to help avoid it.

25 Awesome, Useful Gifts

Whether it's for a birthday, holiday, or other celebration, eliminate the phrase "it's the thought that counts" by giving one of these awesome, useful gifts.

4 Reasons Why You're Too Old — Or Too Young — For a Mortgage Loan

Lenders can't use your age as a factor when deciding to give you a loan, but that doesn't mean age doesn't matter. Here's why.

10 Depressing Jobs That Aren't Worth the Money

There are a lot of ways to earn your keep, but not all of them are good for mind, body, and soul. Do you work one of these depressing gigs?

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, By the Month

Not sure which fruits and vegetables are 'in season'? Here's a handy list to help you out!

The 5 Best Facial Cleansing Wipes

Keeping your skin clear when you regularly wear makeup isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these facial cleansing wipes and your face will always look fab.

Remember Where You Parked Your Car and More: 35 Practical Uses of a Digital Camera

Creativity, frugality, and, on occasion, desperation can inspire innovative uses of the digital camera. Whether it is a standalone device or part of a smartphone or PDA, don't leav

5 Incredible Places to Retire Abroad That Anyone Can Afford

For retirees looking to stretch their savings — and satisfy their wanderlust — these five nations are attractive retirement options.

10 Places to Find Inexpensive Accessories

From getting the best buys on baubles, bangles, and bags to running awesome accessory swaps, discover where to find fashionable, frugal accessories.

7 Ways to Improve the Life of Your Lawn Mower

If you're sick of struggling with a persnickety lawn mower, don't replace it yet. The answer could be just a little TLC.

50+ Ways to Have Free Outdoor Fun

From exploring nature and working out to reading, learning about history, and much more, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your time outdoors.

Baby Carrots: The Frugal Idea That Isn't

Think baby carrots are a convenient, cheap snack food? Well, you're right. But baby carrots are, by and large, more expensive than regular carrots.

The 7 Most Outrageously Expensive Whole Foods Products

With $30 emu eggs and $70 air plants, it's no wonder Whole Foods carries the "Whole Paycheck" nickname. Who buys this stuff?

Chinese Money Habits - How My Culture Influences My Attitudes Toward Money

I moved to the United States when I was a child from Yangzhou, China. After sixteen years, I could easily pass as an American because I speak English without an accent, and I am w

18 Awesome, Practically Free Upcycled Craft Projects

One of the easiest ways to cut crafting costs is to source inexpensive supplies, and what could be cheaper than the recycling bin?

One Smart Thing You Can Do for Your Retirement Today

The smartest thing you can do for retirement planning is so easy, there's just no excuse not to do it. Even better? It's free.