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How to Book an Amazing Cheap Vacation Package

Vacation packages can be one of the best ways to get away on the cheap — if you know the right tricks. Discover how to book a trip you'll love for less.

Debt repayment is not an expense

Over and over again, in budgeting articles and even books on personal finance, I see sample budgets that include debt repayment as if it were an expense. This shows a fundamental

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Credit Unions

Are you annoyed by your bank's tendency to add more fees and offer lower savings interest rates? Consider a credit union as an alternative; here are the benefits and drawbacks.

101 Ways to Save Money Around the House

Saving extra dollars around the house is like finding money in the couch — and lots more fun. How much will you find?

Volunteer to Travel: 11 Opportunities for Free or Very Cheap Travel

Here are 11 options for free or very cheap travel through volunteering.

ENDED: One Year Amazon Prime Offer with Credit Cards

Want to get one year of Amazon Prime along with a credit card with some great benefits and rewards? American Express is bringing back its generous sign up offer.

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.

How to Cheaply Display Your Art

Do you have piles of art and no money to spend on frames? Framing is expensive, but there are plenty of ways to display your fabulous art collection without having to sell a kidney

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

Homemade Dog Food: Recipe and Cost

Learn how to make your own dog food and save hundreds of dollars.

5 Ways Even Ordinary People Can Become Paid Models

You don't have to look like Giselle Bundchen to make serious cash modeling. You just need to know where your look is in demand.

6 Simple Ways to Market Your Side Business

Nobody will buy what you're selling if they don't know you're selling it. Jumpstart your side hustle with some easy and inexpensive marketing.

30 Great Side Jobs

From bartender to tutor, these 30 side jobs pay well, often have flexible hours, and may even help you build skills you can use in your "regular" career.

20 Cheap, Delicious, and Healthy Black Bean Recipes

The humble black bean is so much more than than a low-cost staple. Try some of these delicious (and ingenious) ways to prepare the healthy Latin legume.

6 Awesome Credit Card Tricks That Will Save You Money

Learn how to double sign-up bonuses, extend billing periods to 55 days, and earn rewards without wasting a dime.

This Is How You Make Restaurant-Quality Pizza at Home

With these simple tricks — and just one piece of special equipment — you can elevate DIY pizza from from flat and soggy to bubbly and sublime.

A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)

A former used car salesman reveals some tricks of the trade. Before you buy a used car, read this!

The 5 Best Hair Clippers

Daunted by the rising costs of haircuts? Cut your hair with your own personal set of hair clippers, and save yourself some time and money.

How to Clean Silver Naturally

If you have heirloom silverware or silver jewelry that needs a good polish, learn how to clean it without resorting to harsh chemicals.

Horizon Organic Milk: Is it All Just Lies?

There are some misleading and downright deceptive statements on Horizon Organic's packaging. Let's deal with them one at a time.