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Banks Still Offering Free Checking and Savings with Great Interest Rates

Tired of fee-gouging from your old bank? Here are the banks with the best checking and savings terms.

6 "Good" Eating Habits That Are Keeping Us Fat

Having a hard time dropping those last five? It may be due to a "truth" you learned long ago and haven't given a second thought...until now.

Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes While Rebuilding Your Credit

It takes hard work to give your credit score a kick in the pants. Don't sabotage it with these five screw-ups.

BankAmericard Travel Rewards®: More Rewards for More Travel

The BankAmericard Travel Rewards card offers flexible redemption options and a simple rewards program with extra bonuses for Bank of America customers.

7 Ways to Avoid Credit Card Fraud While Traveling

It's easy to get discombobulated when traveling. Follow these simple rules to card security, and your credit will stay combobulated the whole way.

Best Money Tips: Unusual Uses for WD-40

Today we found articles on unusual but handing uses for WD-40, ways to save money on JetBlue, and how to make your commute more productive.

Capital One 360: A Competitive Banking Option

CapOne 360 is a great option for those looking for low fees and great interest rates!

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

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

Best Money Tips: Don't Buy These 15 Things During the Holidays

Today we found articles on the worst things to buy during the holidays, travel tips for germaphobes, and simple ways to celebrate Veteran’s Day.

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Dine Out?

Tell us how often you dine out and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

50 Fun Things to Do When You're Stuck Inside During Winter

Snowed in or rained out — again? Stave off cabin fever with this collection of creative, fun, and frugal indoor activities.

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.

Credit Card Rewards Programs

A commenter on a recent article of mine on credit card usage, suggested a follow-up post with an eye to uncovering the mysteries of credit card rewards programs. And in my research, I discovered it’s a murky world of points, rebates, fees, and [more]

15 Ways to Save Money When Getting Your Drink On

A night out at the bar can be a costly way to unwind. Here's how to do it on the cheap.

What You Need to Start Flipping Items for Cash Online

You don't need a lot to start flipping stuff for cash — some of it you may already have!

Best Money Tips: How to Survive an International Flight

Today we found articles on the secrets to surviving an international flight, back-to-school sales that everyone can enjoy, and quick and easy ways to lower your blood pressure.

Ask the Readers: What's the Nicest Frugal Thing You've Done for a Neighbor?

Tell us about the nicest frugal thing you've done for a neighbor and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Lenders for Personal Loans

Whether you face unexpected expenses or are just shopping the best rate, there's a personal loan available to suit your needs.

8 Signs the 9-to-5 IS Right for You

Everyone loves to hate on the typical 9-to-5 work schedule, but it might actually be ideal for you.

7 Frugal Living Skills You Should Be Teaching Your Children

No matter how young or old your kids may be, they will certainly be better off if they learn these frugal living skills now.