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Indie Holidays

Do you want every gift you give to be from the heart? Do you dream about ending the power of materialism? Is encouraging sustainable community on your list for next year? Do you

How to Beat Grocery Price Increases

Facing grocery price increases caused by food shortages can be daunting — but with these frugal techniques, you can drastically cut your bill.

Nausea Be Gone (For Less)!!

Even the thought of nausea can make your stomach turn. And frankly, the cost of trying to soothe it can be frightening! 24 tablets can cost you close to $10 at the drug store. If t

How to Start a Frugal Dinner Club

Love food? Have a fondness for frugality? Combine those passions and start a frugal dinner club. Here's how.

Why League of Women Voters calls presidential debates "frauds"

The League of Women Voters is withdrawing its sponsorship of the presidential debate scheduled for mid-October because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrat

Stupid Credit Card Tricks: How Your Credit Card Company Lies to You

Credit card companies employ a number of tricks to keep you in debt. Learn them before you're swimming in it.

Why We Spend More When We Pay With Credit Cards

It's true — people spend more with credit cards than cash. Learn the psychological reasons why we tend to pay more when we use plastic.

Save 50% On Your Passport Application?

By 2009, passports will be mandatory for all US citizens traveling abroad. If you were planning a trip to Canada, Mexico, or the Caribbean, this could mean a rather substantial add

How Kids and Adults Can Earn Extra Income by Doing Voice-Overs

Want to get paid just to talk? It takes some dedication, but doing voice-over work can bring in extra cash for kids and adults alike.

Best Money Tips: Get 2.51% Cash Back From Your Taxes (Legally)

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, learn how to get 2.51% cash back from your taxes, discover 100 tips to save money right now, and more great tips from

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I'll take a slice of lemon with fecal bacteria please.

I’ve never thought twice about the humble lemon slice. I’m sure most of you haven’t either. And as I’m partial to a slice of lemon in my water or iced tea, for added flavor, I usua

Sound advice for winning on a game show

I've been a closet fan of game shows for years; most likely because I love the idea of getting something for nothing (hey, this is a frugal writer after all). I recently stumbl

Hand-me-down Cell Phones

If you lose or drown your cellular phone before you're eligible for an upgrade, don't buy a new one. Ask around and you're sure to find someone with an unused handset t

Best Money Tips: Best Life Hacks of 2012

Today we found some stellar article on the best life hacks of 2012, how to save on your electric bill, and ways to make extra money.

Mend a Broken Heart Without Breaking the Bank

If you and your significant other recently called it kaput, don’t bury yourself in spending sprees — try some of these frugal self-help therapies instead.

How To Buy Stuff That Lasts Forever

My husband bought a pair of gym shorts for my oldest son a couple of weeks ago. The shorts lasted for one day before having a small tear at one of the critical seams. Contrast that

Incentive plans always go awry

Ever worked someplace that had an incentive plan (as in, "Hit these targets and you'll get a bonus")? Here's a little tidbit for you: Incentive plans always go awry.

How Your Credit Card Statement Is Keeping You in Debt

Your credit card company uses all sorts of sneaky statement tricks to keep you in debt. Learn what to look out for.

Best Money Tips: Save Money During Your Morning Routine

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save money during your morning routine, exercising for free, and staying fired-up when paying down debt.