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11 Ways to Eat Oats When You Hate Oatmeal

Oats are jam-packed with nutritious goodies, but what to do if you hate oatmeal? Here are 11 (other) ways to enjoy this amazing grain.

How Much Should You Have Saved for Retirement by 30? 40? 50?

You know you should be saving for retirement — and saving a lot. Betcha' didn't know you need to save this much!

What to Eat Every Day: A Month of Frugal Meals

Planning ahead and cooking at home are two of the best ways to save money. Do both with this guide to one month of tasty, frugal meals.

Find a Side Gig at These 4 Best Micro-Jobs Sites

One way to boost your savings is to earn a little extra in your spare time. Get your side hustle on via one of these quick job search sites.

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

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.

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.

The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping

Maximize your shopping efficiency and minimize your food spending by mastering the art of grocery store timing.

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?

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.

35 Delicious Rice and Bean Dishes

You know rice and beans are healthy and delicious. But did you know there are as many ways to prepare rice and beans as there are beans in the bag? Here're 35 to get you started.

101 Tax deductions for bloggers and freelancers

Anyone here like doing taxes? Didn’t think so. We all have to do them; we all have to pay money to Uncle Sam (although some get away with paying much less than others). But as

25 New Ways to Spice Up Rice

Make delicious and frugal rice even more delicious with a few additions — many of which you already have in your pantry.

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.

Make Your Clothing Fit Perfectly With These 10 No-Sew Fixes

Keep your clothes (and your budget) looking better longer with these quick, easy, and inexpensive repairs.

35 Grocery Items You Should Make at Home (and 5 to Buy)

Homemade protein powder? Yep, you can make that and 34 other grocery staples cheaply and easily at home. (And discover the five you should DEFINITELY skip.)

7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You (More) Beautiful

Good nutrition is not just healthy — it's beautiful. Eat these seven foods and give yourself gorgeous hair, skin, and nails.

30 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Garam Masala

Indian food is known for the complexity of its spice blends, and garam masala is a great example. Learn how to use and enjoy this mix of cinnamon, cumin, cardamom and other spices.

6 Smart Things to Do With Your Bonus

You've got a little extra money on hand, but don't burn it on stuff. Instead, spend that windfall to build a better future for you and your family.

6 Effective Ways to Make Yourself More Employable

A lengthy search for a new job is stressful and frustrating. Cut ahead of the rest with these sure-fire ways to make yourself more employable.