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10 Best Tools for Finding an Apartment on the Cheap

Looking for a new apartment can be about as much fun as getting a root canal. However, a wealth of free or cheap tools are at hand to make it easier.

The 5 Best Smart Water Bottles

Making sure you drink enough water each day isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these smart water bottles and you'll stay hydrated all day long.

Flashback Friday: 143 Fun and Frugal Ways to Spend Your Weekend

There's no need to drain your bank account when there are so many frugal options for fun weekend activities. Now you've got plans!

8 Common Weekend Money Traps (And How to Avoid Them)

Woo hoo, it's the weekend! Don't let a couple days away from the grind tear a hole in your pocketbook.

Best Money Tips: 5 Little Wins That Improve Your Day

Today we found articles on little wins that will improve your day, cruise hacks to get the most out of your trip, and tips for looking good on a budget.

5 Ways Having a Paid Off Car Is Surprisingly Great

We all know auto loans are bad for our bottom line. Check out just how much easier life can be when you straight-up own your car.

10 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew

Ever wished you knew what was on the boss's mind? Wonder no more.

4 Ways Student Loans Impact Your Taxes

Got student loan debt? Who doesn't. Lessen the burden by knowing just how that debt plays into your taxes.

The Frugal Colonizer's Guide to Getting to Mars

What if a trip to the red planet cost $200,000? Could you afford to go? Well, with these tips you just might!

Flashback Friday: 104 Sweet Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day can end up costing you a pretty penny. Luckily, we have 104 ways to make this year the cheapest and sweetest Valentine's Day ever.

A Low APR Secured Credit Card: Excent Secured

Rebuild or build your credit rating with a low APR secured credit card.

Ask These 7 Questions to Help Choose the Perfect Credit Card

If you're considering applying for a new credit card, ask these questions to find the best one for you.

100 Small Things That Can Bring You Joy

Need a quick mood boost? No matter where you are or what's got you down, you're sure to find a pick me up in this big list of small joys.

4 Cheap and Easy Homemade Mosquito Repellents

When summer hits, the mosquitoes start swarming. Here are several easy, cheap, and chemical-free recipes for making homemade mosquito repellent.

5 Alternative Housing Options You Can Afford

You don't have to live in a van by the river to cut your housing costs dramatically — instead, consider some nontraditional abodes, like these.

5 Things Debt Collectors Don't Want You to Know

Debt collectors sometimes have a few sneaky tricks up their sleeve. Beat them to the punch by knowing your rights.

Here's How Much Life in the Big City Will Cost You

Your dreams of big city life probably won't come cheap. Better crunch the numbers before you make the big move from Smallsville to Metropolis!

Cooking for Beginners: 10 Recipes for Kitchen Newbies

If you want to save money by cooking but don't know a stockpot from a soup spoon, check out these easy recipes for beginners.

8 Amazing Board Games You Can DIY

If you've grown tired of the same old board games, why not make your very own? Here's how to make eight great ones.

7 Things Not to Buy on Black Friday

Don't count that doorbuster as a win just yet. Spending money on these bad Black Friday buys is more of a wallet-buster.