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The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

5 Money Lessons From the Third World

My family moved to Papua New Guinea, and the money lessons we've received have been important, surprising, and priceless.

10 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can be frustrating and scary — identity theft, anyone? Take these steps to ensure your finances stay safe when your wallet isn't.

The Best 5 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.

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

18 Cheap and Attractive Ideas for Bookshelves

Reading means books, and books mean a storage problem. Keep your favorites close with one of these affordable, nice-looking book storage solutions.

15 Chicken Leg and Thigh Recipes From Around the World

Tired of trying to make chicken breast interesting? The humble and affordable chicken leg quarter offers the frugal cook lots of flavor, lots of value, and lots of variety.

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

15 Delicious Ways to Prepare Frozen Broccoli

Packed with vitamins C and K, broccoli is a powerful anti-oxidant. When prepared one of these 15 ways, inexpensive frozen broccoli becomes a powerful appetite stimulant.

5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

No matter what kind of hair you have, you can keep it beautiful naturally with one of these five simple, natural homemade hair conditioners.

How to Sell Your Hair for Cash

There is a huge market for sourcing natural hair. Here are some tips and information on how to sell your tresses for cash.

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.

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.

9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight

Whether you're unemployed or could just use some cash on the side, these gigs (ranging from oh-so-easy to kind of wacky) can help you make money fast.

25 Ways to Make Money Today

Need some cash now? Want to make a few extra bucks to buy something that isn't in your budget this month? Here are 25 ideas to get you started.

10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies

Instead of spending oodles of cash on toys your pup is only going to rip apart, make these cheap, easy, and sturdy dog toys with items you already have.

25 Frugal Items for Your Organic Vegan Grocery List

It's easy to spend a lot when going vegan or vegetarian. But by shopping smarter and choosing the right pantry items, a healthy diet doesn't have to be harmful to your wallet.

5 Inspiring People Who Each Paid Off Over $100,000 in Debt

For these five people debt totaling $100k — or more — seemed insurmountable. That is, until they paid it off. Find out how you can, too.

The 7 Dumbest Big Purchases People Make

Remember when 3D TVs were all the rage? Sometimes even smart people make bad purchasing decisions. Consider that and six other doozies.