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10 Homemade Liqueurs to Bottle for Tasty Gifts

Homemade liqueurs and infused alcohols are easy to make and are always welcome gifts around the holidays. Here are 10 great ones you have to try.

25 Cheap and Easy Fixes That Make Your House Look Amazing

Whether you're getting your home ready for sale or just getting it ship-shape, these 25 projects are easy, affordable, and rewarding!

5 Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards

One of the biggest travel credit card benefits is the hefty sign-up bonuses. Learn how to find them, and discover five great bonuses available right now.

12 Money-Saving Tricks You Can Learn From Hipsters

You know why Hipsters ride fixies? One gear is cheaper than 10. That and more frugal lessons from the latest edition of youth counter-culture.

Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

It's few days before Halloween, and I have given barely a thought to what I'll wear...but I have some great ideas.

A Comprehensive Guide to the Envelope System

Whether you're intimidated by budgeting or are just looking for a new technique, the simple and effective envelope system can make budgeting oh-so-easy.

Real Estate Appraisals - Ten things most people just don't understand about them

The homeowner wants to make the sale. The broker wants to make the commission. The lender wants to make the loan. It'd be nice to see all these folks made happy, but first... th

The Best Halloween Costumes Are Homemade

If you have a few hours to spare, you can pull together homemade Halloween costumes with super simple materials.

Win Your Next Potluck With One of These 23 Cheap, Easy Potluck Dishes

These tasty, simple recipes for appetizers, main dishes, salads, and desserts won't break your bank, but will win you accolades.

Why I (Heart) My High Deductible Health Insurance Plan

I was a born and raised HMO baby. Health insurance had always meant plopping down a $15 co-pay at each appointment and letting my insurer pay the rest. Since insurance was a bene

Almost 2000 uses for a can of WD-40

My dad always sang the praises of WD-40. "It's not just for a squeaky hinge or a rusty bolt" he'd say. Alas, my memory is not all that sharp and I couldn't quite remember how

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.

What You Don't Know About Sushi

Think you know a thing or two about sushi, eh? I thought the same thing until Trevor Corson, author of The Zen of Fish made a guest appearance on my local radio station to dispe

Top Seven Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

How to Take the World's Most Efficient Shower

When your hot water's lacking but your body odor isn't, clean off fast with this quick, water saving shower technique.

Inside the Shady World of Cheap iTunes Gift Cards

A casual search on eBay led to auctions selling iTunes gift cards for cheap, but is there a darker side to this? Some would say yes.

How Low Can You Go? Taking the No Heat Challenge

Most of us aren't ready to give up home heating altogether, but here are a few tricks we can learn from the hardcore heat resisters.

Credit Unions vs. Banks: What's the Difference?

Banks and credit unions both have their benefits...and the potential to be totally annoying. Here's how to figure out which institution is right for you.

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Trying to build a nest egg? Resist the urge to purge your pocketbook on every shiny bauble you see and watch your savings grow.

10 Awesome Money-Making Hobbies

Have fun and keep your wallet full with one of these enjoyable, profit-turning hobbies.