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15 Cheap, Clever, and Attractive Ways to Save on Gift Wrapping Paper

Save some money on gift wrapping supplies this year by looking beyond the store gift wrap display and dressing your gifts in something out of the ordinary.

11 Sources of Instant Gratification You Can Feel Good About

Scratch your "I want it now!" itch without messing up your long term plans? Yes, you really can have your cake and eat it, too.

11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness Today

From naps to sad movies, these common everyday activities really do make us happier — in ways science can measure. Try some and feel better!

9 Things to Never Do When Your Car Breaks Down

Breaking down by the side of the road will definitely ruin your day. Don't make a bad situation worse by making any of these safety mistakes.

31 Great Gifts That Keep on Giving

Don't give something that'll end up in the junk drawer. Instead, try one of these creative gifts that will be appreciated for months (or even years!) to come.

10 Lies That Even Honest People Tell

It's not money that makes the world go 'round — it's little white lies. How many of these fibs are you guilty of?

The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Tipping

How much should you tip your service providers during the holiday season? Wonder no more.

How to Make Your Bathroom Look Awesome for Under $100

You can freshen up the look of your WC without doing a complete tear out and reno. Get inspired with these thrifty and fun ideas.

25 Great Movies About Money

Get ready to update your Netflix queue. From documentaries to comedies and more, here is the ultimate list of movies about money.

Do This One Thing a Day to Defeat Clutter Forever

Got a problem with clutter? Make this one commitment, and your house (and life) will become awesomely clutter-free.

The 9 Secrets of Highly Successful Craigslist Sellers

From couches to cell phones, you can hock it on Craigslist. Follow these tips and go from Craigslist amateur to selling machine.

The 1-Cent Cell Phone Protector, and Other Hacks.

When you're forking out several hundred dollars for a cell phone, the thought of spending even more money to keep it scratch-free seems a no-brainer. But I'm cheap. And I don'

Get a Deal Every Time You Shop with These Tools

If you have the right tools, you can always get a deal. Learn how to always get what you want, at the price you want.

20 Great, Free Gift Ideas

You don't need money to give great gifts — instead, give the gift of your time with one of these awesome coupon ideas.

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

10 Rules of Etiquette Everyone Should Know (and Follow!)

Etiquette is the grease that keeps the gears of civilization turning. Do your part by following these 10 basic rules of etiquette.

Cool, Convenient Cash: 11 Easy Ways to Make Money Online

If you can read this, you probably have everything you need to earn extra money online. Here's how to turn your web browser into a cash catcher.

10 Ways to Make Your Shoes Last Longer

Extend the life of your footwear — and the heft of your wallet — with these cheap and easy ways make your soles last longer.

Can Reinvesting Dividends Really Save You on Taxes?

If you're reinvesting your dividends, you may be shortchanging Uncle Sam. Here's what you need to know about dividends and taxes.

Extra Income Online: 5 Websites That Can Seriously Pad Your Pockets

Boost your bank account with these websites that'll have you earning extra cash in a flash.