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5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

Our parents teach us so much about how to live — for better or worse. If crowds aren't your thing, identify the signs and overcome your upbringing.

Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

Too often pop superstardom comes with superstar profligacy. Not so for these five frugal musicians whose smart money habits offer lessons for the rest of us.

7 Things the Craziest Christmas Fanatics Do

It's easy to get caught up in the spirit of the season. Too easy, in fact, for these holiday celebrants who take holiday excess to excess.

35 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy (or Lazy) Vegetarians

What could be easier than making vegetable stew? Making vegetable stew in a crock pot. Read on for that and 34 more delicious vegetarian recipes.

10 Things in Your Pantry That Don't Last as Long as You Think

Flour, sugar, canned ham and other pantry items don't actually last forever. Keep your eye on these pantry staples and catch them before they go off.

5 Ways to Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the Holidays

Target, Home Depot and JC Penney are just a few of the stores that lost your credit card info. Learn how to protect yourself from future breaches today.

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

Best Money Tips: How to Eat Organic on the Cheap

Today we found some great articles on how to eat organic on the cheap, clever ways to save money and time on holiday travel, and money lies that are holding you back.

15 Things You Should Buy at Costco

You know there are great deals to be had at Costco, but you really should be buying these 15 things at Costco and not anywhere else.

50 Ways to Use Canned Salmon

Love fresh salmon but not the fresh price? Substitute affordable canned salmon for frugal and flavorful seafood feasts.

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip

It's the holidays and that means spending too much on over-hyped stuff. Avoid these gift list budget busters and go for real value, instead.

6 Ways to Always Have Something Interesting to Say

Never be at a loss for words with this collection of intriguing and informative sources of conversation icebreakers.

5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

35 Mouth Watering Lentil Recipes

The humble, affordable lentil is delicious and full of protein. You're sure to find something tasty in this collection of 35 easy to prepare lentil recipes.

40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

12 Natural Remedies for Stomach Pain

Put away the Pepto-Bismol and Alka-Seltzer. From indigestion to constipation, here are 12 natural remedies to help ease stomach pains.

5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

25 Great Gifts for $5 or Less

Need some non-crafty, hardly homemade gift ideas, all for less than $5? Here are 25 with something suitable for nearly everyone on your gift list.