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Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Women?

Tell us what you think the best gifts for women are and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

Best Money Tips: Things Receptionists Won't Tell You

Today we found some great articles about things receptionists won't tell you, how to keep your A/C bill down this summer, and how to get free stuff.

Best Money Tips: 50 Fast Ways to Make $50

Today we found some great articles on fast ways to make $50, how to indulge without overspending, plus life and money lessons learned from Star Trek.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Alternative Thanksgiving Traditions?

Tell us about your alternative Thanksgiving traditions and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Pay For

Today we found some awesome articles on things you shouldn't pay for, ways to get out of debt, and last minute summer staycation ideas.

10 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Homemade Bread

With these simple recipes, bread's a lot easier to bake than you think — but you don't have to tell everybody that.

9 Money Saving Reasons to Buy a Food Dehydrator

Food dehydrators can save you money and time, and are very affordable these days. Here are nine ways a dehydrator can help you stretch your budget

6 Reasons Why Used Is Better

Buying used isn't just about finding antiques or quirky vintage clothes. From cost to quality, discover why buying used is often smarter than buying new.

Turn Any LCD Monitor into a TV Projector

Got a spare LCD monitor kicking around? Don't can it — turn it into a homemade XGA projector!

Additional smart, frugal people

A raising tide lifts all boats. We're sharing the wealth with some other great blog articles on living life frugally.

Keith Knight of the K Chronicles - Keepin' Kool on the Cheap

Keith Knight, award-winning creator of the K Chronicles and (th)ink, dishes on a life of frugality.

5 Foods That Are Only Labeled Organic — But Really Aren't

Organic food comes at a premium, but you can't always trust the label. The organic stamp on these foods may be harmful to your wallet.

5 Things Tax Preparers Should Tell You

Knowing the right questions to ask can help you get better advice and bigger refunds.

Creating a Memorable Christmas

Money isn't what makes a memorable Christmas. Follow these suggestions to help enjoy the holiday, not the stuff associated with it.

How I Use Skype to Keep in Touch With Friends and Family

I talk to friends and family around the world for pennies. Find out how you can do the same!

When Is the Best Time to Lock in a Mortgage Rate?

Knowing exactly when to lock in a mortgage rate can make a big difference on the cost of your home.

Help, I Bought a Stock Dud! — What Now?

You bought a bad stock and you're losing your shirt. It happens! Don't panic, understand your options, and turn today's loss into tomorrow's gain.

12 Things That Will Be Less Expensive in 2012

From electronics to wine to even rental cars, savings-minded shoppers should keep an eye on prices for these items in 2012.

7 Great Sources of Financial Aid for Switching Careers

Higher education doesn't have to be out of reach. With these grants, scholarships, and fellowships, you can afford to train for a brighter future.