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12 Smart Uses for Safety Pins

The humble safety pin can do more than just conceal clothing tears. Dig a couple out from the bottom of the drawer and put them to work!

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

Stop Losing Your Stuff With These 6 Simple Tricks

Tired of misplacing your keys around the house? Get smart about how you store and use your stuff, and everything lost is always found.

10 Less Awkward Ways to Ask a Friend for Your Money Back

Friendships can easily be ruined by borrowed money. But if you're looking to get your loan repaid, here's how to do it with minimal awkwardness.

15 Free Ways to Learn Something New

From online classes to in-person demonstrations and more, check out these 15 ways to learn something new — no fee required.

Remove Car Dents Quickly and Cheaply

Dents suck. And so does the cost to repair them. Here are quick and cheap ways to remove dents.

How to Get Netflix and Hulu to Play on Your TV

Dropping your cable subscription and switching to content streamers like Hulu and Netflix is complicated. Or is it? Cutting the cord has never been easier.

The Five Types of People Who Never Retire (Are You One of Them?)

Whether due to choice or financial circumstance, some people choose to keep on keeping on rather than retire. Which one are you?

9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight

Whether you're unemployed or could just use some cash on the side, these gigs (ranging from oh-so-easy to kind of wacky) can help you make money fast.

7 Reasons to Get Spring Cleaning Done During Winter

Instead of waiting until spring arrives — and wasting all the warm weather — get your spring cleaning done early when you're stuck inside.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

13 Ways to Cut Costs on Holiday Feasts

Preparing big holiday dinners often means spending big bucks. Here's how to lay out a holiday spread without busting a button on your budget.

8 Simple Ways to Take Stunning Travel Photos

Master these simple photography hacks, and you can relive your favorite travel spot — anytime, anywhere.

7 Essential Money Moves for New Parents

Having a kid is scary — and expensive! These money moves can make the transition a lot easier on your wallet.

The 5 Biggest Dangers of Credit Card Debt

Credit card debt isn't just a burden — it's a real danger to your finances.

The 5 Best Smart Locks

Smart locks offer convenient and safer options for keeping your home secure. Just use any of these smart locks and you won't need to worry about losing your keys ever again.

9 Ways to Save Money on Your Cup of Coffee

Few of us can start the day without a morning jolt. Make your daily cup of joe even better with some easy ways to spend less on coffee.

10 Countries Where Banks Pay Crazy Interest Rates

If you think the interest rates of American banks are wacky, wait until you take a look at rates in these other countries.

Make Pizza Night Fun Again With These 30 Pizza Sauce Alternatives

Don't settle for the same old pizza with red sauce and traditional toppings. Sauce and top your pizza crust with these terrific alternatives.

5 Affordable Vacations to Please Every Age Group

Learn about the best and most affordable vacation options for group trips and multi-generational families.