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Maintaining Memories: How to Save Old Photographs

Don't let your old photographs fade and crumble in some attic box! Instead, follow these steps to share them and keep them safe.

Build a Bed for Cheap (and Look Good Doing It)

Without a doubt, there are some components to today's beds that are just unnecessary, but I think that most can agree on the core parts of a functioning bed.

Ambitious People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

The things people carry says a lot about who they are. How many of your things are on this list of possessions of the ambitious?

Curing Warts, Removing Splinters, and 19 Other Bizarre Uses for Banana Peels

From greening your garden to moistening meat, banana peels have plenty of surprising uses. Plus, discover 7 bonus uses for bananas themselves.

52 Uses for Rubber Bands

The simple rubber band costs next to nothing, but has so many uses. Discover just how versatile it can be.

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.

The 5 Best Credit Cards With Airline Companion Tickets

Companion tickets are one of the best credit card perks available. Discover five great cards currently offering these tickets — and three not worth the trouble.

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.

10 Things You Think Affect Your Credit Score — But Don't

Myths abound about what does and does not impact a credit score. Read this list of "Does Nots" and know why your score is gonna be fine.

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Delicious Homemade Gluten-Free Bread

Here is an easy to make Gluten-Free Bread recipe that is extremely affordable and much better tasting than store brands. Celebrate and have toast again!

13 Things Successful People Do Every Morning

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then maybe morning is the most important time of the day, especially if you're aiming for success.

18 Things People With Good Social Skills Never Do

Good etiquette is one thing, but if you can add these elements to your polite routine, you'll be the friendlier, more likeable, more memorable you.

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.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.

Where to Buy Discounted Designer Clothing Online

Fashionistas! Step away from the credit card. Get a runway-ready look with these discount designer clothing websites.

The Cost of Full-Time Travel

“How much does it cost to travel full-time as a Professional Hobo?” I am asked this question regularly by readers of my personal website. And while I maintain that the cost of full

French Press Coffee: Step-by-Step Guide to Handcrafted Coffee

If you want to add a little jolt to your caffeine-enjoyment, check out the French press. It's fairly cheap, produces rich and delicious coffee, and it's not that complicated.

The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price

Nuts are healthy, make easy snacks, and pack a lot of protein. But not all nuts are created equal. Discover the best nuts in terms of cost and health benefits.

My One Favorite Frugal Living Tip

I read a lot of great frugal living advice. But there's one (yup, just one) tip that makes all of the others work.