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4 Ways Credit Cards Manipulate You Into More Debt

We humans aren't always rational. Learn four psychological tricks credit card companies use to capitalize on your irrationality and maximize your debt.

How to Raise Backyard Chickens

If you've thought about getting your own set of fowl, this starter guide will have you well on your way to fresh eggs and friendly wake-up calls.

Turn $1 into $100 in about 2 minutes.

So, I can think of a few ways to turn a $1 into a $100 bill in a few minutes. One would be to back a winning horse that has ridiculous odds. Another is to steal it. You could always ask your kind folks or other relatives for the money. [more]

8 College Perks You Might Be Missing Out On

Take advantage of that student ID while you can, because it can help you save cash on all kinds of stuff.

Part-Time Jobs That Can Get You Serious Discounts

Save money while you make money with these part-time jobs that offer substantial employee discounts in addition to regular part-time paychecks.

Don't let low interest rates make you stupid

When I went off to college in 1977, inflation was high and rising, but the maximum interest rate you could earn on a savings account was capped by the government at a fraction over

Best Money Tips: How Your Busy Lifestyle Can Hurt Your Finances

Today we found articles on how being too busy can hurt your finances, ways to prevent (and recover from) identity theft, and legit ways to get free gas.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

Product Feedback Is Worth Your Time

Taking time to give quality feedback is an opportunity that can often reap great rewards. Go ahead and let companies know how you feel.

The Best Low Interest Rate Credit Cards

If you need to pay off credit card debt, having a card with a low interest rate can help immensely. Here are your best options.

The 5 Best Camping Stoves

Cooking meals in the great outdoors isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these camping stoves and you can have a delicious dinner in the middle of the woods.

How Your Bad Credit Can Impact Your Kids

Worried about the effect your bad credit may have on you? You also need to consider how it can affect your kids.

Best Money Tips: Legit Ways to Get Free Stuff Online

Today we found articles on legit ways to get free stuff online, healthy foods you’ve been preparing wrong all along, and what you need to know if you’re shopping on Thanksgiving.

4 Ways to Beat Debit Card Fees

Big banks are beginning to institute monthly fees for using their debit cards. Thankfully, there are several ways to avoid paying out. Find out how.

8 Affordable Destinations If You Wanna Get Spooked This Halloween

This Halloween, ditch the trick-or-treaters and treat yourself to something much more frightening — a terrifying trip to someplace famous for horror.

How to Keep Food Waste From Spoiling Your Budget

If you're looking to cut your grocery budget, pay attention to how much money you're taking out with the trash.

The Best Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

How to Select a Charity to Donate to After a Natural Disaster

Before making a charitable donation after a natural disaster, it's important to make sure your gift is going to a reputable organization. Here's how to check.

How to Find and Hire a Reliable Contractor

Nothing's more scary for homeowners than the prospect of hiring the wrong contractor. Here's how to hire the right one.

7 Beautiful Ski Resorts to Visit This Fall

Ski resorts offer so much more than skiing! Plan an offseason visit and enjoy all the amenities these vacation hot-spots have to offer, at a steep discount.