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Household Cleaning Hacks That Save You Money

Here are a few household cleaning hacks that will save you money on power costs, cleaning solutions, and will even save your precious time.

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.

Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf

Discover the color code that will lead you to the freshest loaf on the store shelf every time.

Volunteer to Travel: 11 Opportunities for Free or Very Cheap Travel

Here are 11 options for free or very cheap travel through volunteering.

10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Dollar Store (and 10 You Should)

You can get a lot of stuff you need at the dollar store at unbeatable prices — just as long as you know what products are real bargains, and which ones really aren't.

12 Ideas for Cheap, Festive, Fall Decor

Fall has… fallen again... and that means festive decor. Make your home fit for the season with these fun, frugal fall projects.

5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

No matter what kind of hair you have, you can keep it beautiful naturally with one of these five simple, natural homemade hair conditioners.

How to Eat Well on Just $20 a Week (With Meal Plans!)

If you shop smart and keep your recipes simple and healthful, you really can eat for a whole week on just $20. Here's how.

Best Money Tips: Top 10 Retirement Planning Mistakes

Today we found some stellar articles on retirement planning mistakes, money rules that nobody will ever teach you, and budgeting on a variable income.

25 Things to Do With Rotisserie Chicken

Easy to dress up or down, rotisserie chicken can drastically slash the time it takes to make dinner. Check out these fast, healthy, and delicious meals.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

The 7 Dumbest Big Purchases People Make

Remember when 3D TVs were all the rage? Sometimes even smart people make bad purchasing decisions. Consider that and six other doozies.

The $40 Hidden Inside a 12V Battery

This battery hack that will save you roughly $40 on those 1.5V button cell batteries. All you need is a 2-pack of 12V A23 batteries.

15 Time-Saving Tools Everyone Should Own

Where does the time go? Who knows, but without these 15 must-have time and labor savers, it would go even faster.

Debit Or Credit? Which One Should You Choose At The Checkout?

Debit or credit? Although the outcome seems the same, it’s a different process with different consequences.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Productivity Tool?

Tell us about your favorite productivity tool and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

52 Uses for Rubber Bands

The simple rubber band costs next to nothing, but has so many uses. Discover just how versatile it can be.

5 Perfectly Respectable Uses for Instant Mashed Potatoes

Like most people, I can tell the difference between authentic mashed potatoes, made from fresh spuds, and the dehydrated “flakes” that come in a box. This doesn’t mean that you can

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.

Don't Miss Kiplinger and NAPFA's Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Day!

On September 25th, Kiplinger and NAPFA will be holding Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Day to help answer all your retirement questions!