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Never Use Cash for These 11 Things

Living the cash-only lifestyle can be good for your budget — except when it isn't. Learn why some purchases are best made on credit.

How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Get inspired to eliminate your debt with the story of one couple who stopped borrowing, retired $147,000 in debt, and started living life on their own terms.

Beginner's Guide to Reading a Stock Table

Getting stuck between the columns of a stock table? They're simpler than they look. Let's break down how to read one!

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.

4 of the Fastest Ways to Go Broke in Retirement

Retirement should be for relaxing. But if you keep up these four habits, you'll spend your golden years broke.

8 Truths From a Mystery Shopper You Must Read Before You Get Started

These eight tips are vital to making money in the somewhat misunderstood profession of mystery shopping.

EpiPens and Other Ways Companies Have Profited From Your Pain

The EpiPen price hike is no special circumstance. Pharmaceutical companies are making bank on your illness, one pill at a time.

9 Old Kitchen Tools You Can Flip for Cash

What's hiding in the back of your kitchen drawers and cabinets? Cash, that's what.

Flashback Friday: 104 Sweet Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day can end up costing you a pretty penny. Luckily, we have 104 ways to make this year the cheapest and sweetest Valentine's Day ever.

Best Credit Cards with the Annual Fee Waived the First Year

If you're hesitant to get a credit card with an annual fee, these credit cards offer the first year for $0.

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

9 Careers You Don't Need a Ton of Experience to Start

Want a career that offers a living wage, but doesn't require a bunch of experience or education? You may find the perfect job in this list.

Choose the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card with this Guide

Choosing the right travel rewards credit card doesn't have to be complicated. Here's a simple guide to get you on the right track.

Build Savings Faster With a Multiple Account Strategy

Trying to manage all your expenses out of one savings account? Your finances might actually be a little simpler with two or three accounts.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

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

The Best Way to Freeze Produce and Meat

Pinch pennies while doing your part to stop food waste. Learn how to freeze everything from cheese to fruit.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

4 Brilliant Tips From "Smart Mom, Rich Mom"

Looking for ways to build wealth while raising a family? Look no further than Kimberly Palmer's new book, "Smart Mom, Rich Mom."

How to Get Even More Freebies in Exchange for a Review

Who doesn't love freebies? Try these tricks and get free products delivered to your door all for the cost of your honest review!

6 Ways Greed Is Keeping You Poor

"Greed is good," goes the famous line. After all, isn't greed a natural way to amass wealth? Not exactly.