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25 Ways to Say Thanks

A sincere "thank you" can mean a lot — here are 25 wholehearted, creative, and frugal ways to make it happen.

25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.

10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies

Instead of spending oodles of cash on toys your pup is only going to rip apart, make these cheap, easy, and sturdy dog toys with items you already have.

16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big

Use these tips to help extend the life of your clothes.

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!

Clear Out That Clutter: 15 Places to Sell Your Stuff

Get rid of your old stuff, and make money too! No matter what you want to sell, find out where you can get rid of it — and get cash.

The 5 Best Credit Cards With No Annual Fees

A card with more modest benefits and no annual fee can be better than one with extra features you don't use but have to pay an annual fee for. These are our favorites.

15 Delicious Ways to Prepare a Humble Head of Cabbage

A staple in frugal pantries the world over, cabbage is full of nutrients, low in pesticides, and inexpensive. Add cabbage to your diet with one of these classic preparations.

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.

Stabilize Your Portfolio With These 11 Dividend Stocks

With interest rates stuck at historic lows, stocks that pay dividends can generate cash income. These dividend stocks are definitely worth a look.

31 Great Gifts That Keep on Giving

Don't give something that'll end up in the junk drawer. Instead, try one of these creative gifts that will be appreciated for months (or even years!) to come.

5 Ways Restaurant Apps Hurt Your Wallet

Coupons, easy ordering — restaurant apps make it a snap to get your bite on. Just beware the sneaky tricks that can take a bite out of your budget.

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

5 Times You Should Demand a Raise

You want a raise, but when is it right to ask for one? Here are five times you've definitely earned a pay bump — and are likely to get it.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

5 Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.

109 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Start Doing Today

It doesn't take a lot to brighten someone's day. Here are more than a hundred of them!

6 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 40

By your 40s, personal finance shouldn't be a mystery. If you're still making these six money mistakes, it's time to enforce some changes.

25 Ways to Use Frozen Mixed Vegetables

You could just toss that bag of frozen mixed veggies into the microwave and steam as a healthy side. But why when you can use that same chilly bag all these hot and delicious ways?

10 Awesome Sites to Shop for Affordable, Cool Jewelry

Whether you're dressing up or down, these sites have jewelry that doesn't cost a lot, but looks like a million bucks.