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You’re Fired! 20 Signs That a Pink Slip is Coming

If you can answer yes to THREE or more of these questions, you may want to think about sprucing up your resume and dry-cleaning your best interview attire.

Make 15 Junk Food Favorites Healthier and Cheaper at Home

Junk food can be tough on both wallet and waistline. Maintain the health of both with these easy copycats of your favorite packaged foods.

French Press Coffee: Step-by-Step Guide to Handcrafted Coffee

If you want to add a little jolt to your caffeine-enjoyment, check out the French press. It's fairly cheap, produces rich and delicious coffee, and it's not that complicated.

The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price

Nuts are healthy, make easy snacks, and pack a lot of protein. But not all nuts are created equal. Discover the best nuts in terms of cost and health benefits.

20 Delicious Recipes for Canned Clams

Canned clams may not top everybody's list of favorite seafood staples, and that's a shame, because the affordable bivalve is delicious in dips, soups, pastas and more.

20 Great Body Weight Exercises (and Why You Should Do Them)

Body weight exercises seem simple, but they can be very challenging. Best of all? You don't need expensive fitness equipment to do them.

7 Homemade Pet Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Save money and keep your pets healthy and happy with pet gear you make at home for cheaper.

Credit Unions vs. Banks: What's the Difference?

Banks and credit unions both have their benefits...and the potential to be totally annoying. Here's how to figure out which institution is right for you.

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.

35 Delicious Rice and Bean Dishes

You know rice and beans are healthy and delicious. But did you know there are as many ways to prepare rice and beans as there are beans in the bag? Here're 35 to get you started.

254 Uses for Vinegar. And Counting.

I began hearing whispers of the incredible versatility of vinegar. So I did some research. I was shocked!

How to Buy and Sell Airline Miles

Frequent flyer miles are great, but you can't always use them when you need them. Learn how to buy, sell, and otherwise make use of your airline miles.

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.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.

6 Pieces of Credit Card Tech That Will Blow Your Mind

Get ready to replace your old credit cards with new tech that promises to make paying with plastic easier — and more secure — than ever before.

Make Your Own Moon Sand, Dirt Cheap

While moon sand is certainly not a bank-breaker, it is costly for what is basically wet sand. So, I did a little digging and discovered a way to make your very own moon sand.

50 Great Things to Do With $50

One dollar may not buy you much anymore, but a crisp $50 bill still has value. From splurges to saving, try these savvy ideas for your half-hundred.

Get Your Free Credit Score from Credit Karma

Credit Karma offers free credit scores to consumer with no strings attached. It is a truly free service: There's nothing to cancel and they don't ask for your credit card number.

5 Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

15 Delicious Ways to Prepare Frozen Broccoli

Packed with vitamins C and K, broccoli is a powerful anti-oxidant. When prepared one of these 15 ways, inexpensive frozen broccoli becomes a powerful appetite stimulant.