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10 Small Businesses That Are Free or Cost Little to Start Up

Rather than face an untimely layoff, why not join millions of savvy entrepreneurs and start a business of your own? Here’s how someone with no capital can create their own schedule

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

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

5 Places to Get Cheaper Diapers

After having five children, I know a few things about finding diaper deals. Follow my suggestions, and you'll never have to pay full-price for diapers again.

25 Things to Do With Used Corks (Including Making Money With Them)

So you've popped open a bottle of wine...now, what do you do with the wine cork? You have a surprising number of options.

Want Free HBO or Showtime? Just Ask.

Premium channels come with premium prices. Usually, between $10 and $20 a month, depending on the channel and your cable/satellite company. But here's something that applies across

The Five-Day Freeze: Batch Cooking for the Rest of Us

Here are my tips on batch cooking for those who work a full-time job, have tiny ones underfoot, or just generally hate cooking for days at a time.

5 Best Online Savings Accounts

Some online banks have great service, while others offer great interest rates. These five have both.

How to Get Rid of All Your Crap

In my journey from being a North American Entrepreneur to a Professional Hobo, I had to shed a lot of crap. For the purposes of this article I will fo

6 Reasons You're Not as Happy as You'd Like to Be

Stuck in a rut? Here are six reasons you may be feeling blue and ways to pick yourself up, from jolting your routine to clearing away clutter.

The 5 Best Panini Presses

Panini presses are good for more than just sandwiches — these great appliances can also help you grill up food quickly and easily.

85 Easy, Frugal Halloween Costume Ideas

Check out our list of resources for 85 frugal and fun Halloween costume ideas for kids, adults, and even dogs!

Pesky Pests: Easy Homemade Mosquito and Insect Traps and Repellent

Keep those insects, ants, wasps, rodents, and other creepy crawlies at bay with these easy homemade recipes.

The Only 5 Words You Need to Declutter Your Life

Bust your clutter with the help of these five words. Here's a hint — they all begin with the letter "R".

6 Easy Tricks to Become Instantly More Likeable

Win friends and influence people with these simple techniques of the charming.

Explaining the climax scene of "Trading Places"

Eddie Murphy's Trading Places is one of my favorite movies of all time. However, I have always felt a twinge of guilt when I watched the movie with other people. [more]

109 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Start Doing Today

It doesn't take a lot to brighten someone's day. Here are more than a hundred of them!

How to Sell Your Old Stuff on Facebook

Forget eBay and Craigslist — Facebook has everything you need to make some extra cash selling stuff online.

Armor Etch can be a cheap fix for your scratched eyeglasses

Have you heard the rumor that goes, "Did you know Armour Etch can fix eyeglass scratches?" I had to see (ha!) if it was true for myself. Read on to find out what happened...

The Best and Worst Things to Buy at Farmers' Markets

Your local farmers' market is a great source of frugal and healthful food — as long as you know what to buy and what to leave on the table.

Where to Find Free or Cheap Yoga Classes

Yoga classes have a reputation for being expensive, but they don’t have to be. Learn how to find budget-friendly yoga in your community.