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47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

4 Ways the 50% Rule Can Save You Money

Saving money can all come down to one magic number: 50%.

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.

The 5 Best Shampoos

Keeping your hair soft, shiny, and clean isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these shampoos and your hair will always look fab.

5 Things Yoga Can Teach You About Money

Money comes in; money goes out. You may not know it, but while you're practicing your downward dog, you may also be improving your finances.

Learn Something New With These 9 Cheap Apps

Why not fill your down time with knowledge? Whatever you wanna know, learning something new won't cost much with these educational apps.

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

Before you drop big bucks on a shiny new set of wheels, consider how much smarter it can be to buy used.

Best Money Tips: 80 Small and Big Ways to Save Money

Today we found big and small ways to save money, ways to spend less on this year's Super Bowl party, and how to date on budget.

This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950s

Americans had a lot of fun spending money in the 1950s, almost as much fun as we do spending money today.

Effortless Ways to Make Money Online That Don't Require Skills

If you can read this, you probably have everything you need to earn extra money online. Here's how to turn your web browser into a cash catcher.

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.

3 Ways Your Commute Is Killing You — And What to Do About It

Commuting, whether by car or public transit takes, its toll — in your health. Learn what steps to take to limit the effects of the daily drive.

20 Valentine's Day Gifts for $10 or Less

These inexpensive Valentine's Day gifts are so much more than frugal — they're super thoughtful and exquisitely romantic.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

6 Surprising Ways a Houseplant Can Save You Money

A little greenery can go a long way! Add a houseplant or two, and you might be surprised at the savings.

Be a Smarter Home Buyer by Avoiding These 12 House Hunter Cliches

Binge watching "House Hunters" may leave you with big ideas, but please — don't listen to these stupid home-buying comments.

How to Keep Peer Pressure From Destroying Your Finances

Keeping up with the Joneses is keeping too many of us in debt.

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.

6 Ways to Resist a Splurge

A sure way to bust a budget is to cave in to every wish and whim. Get control of your urge to splurge and regain control of your money.

7 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Their First Car

Before you drive off in the first shiny set of wheels that catches your eye, stop to think — are you making these naive money mistakes?