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Cooking for Beginners: 10 Recipes for Kitchen Newbies

If you want to save money by cooking but don't know a stockpot from a soup spoon, check out these easy recipes for beginners.

22 Ways to Reuse Paper

Before you toss that bundle of junk mail or printed-on computer paper in the recycling bin, hold on! Try one of these 22 creative ways to reuse it.

10 Awesome Money-Making Hobbies

Have fun and keep your wallet full with one of these enjoyable, profit-turning hobbies.

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.

Eight Natural Ways to Make Water More Flavorful

The main reason that people don't drink water is that it is tasteless and not very "fun" to drink. On the other hand, water is considered more healthy than sodas so

Cheat Sheet: Retail Markup on Common Items

Stores make money by price markups. Learn the rationale behind retail pricing and what the product you're buying actually costs.

20 Gluten-Free Lunch Ideas

It's easy to save money by packing a sandwich for lunch...unless you have a gluten allergy. Use these recipe ideas to brown-bag it while avoiding gluten.

15 Ways to Recycle and Reuse Old T-shirts

Give your old T-shirts a new life with these DIY ideas ranging from highly personalized quilts to durable pet toys to household rags and much more.

5 Places to Check out Medical Care for the Uninsured

With job loss on the rise and many people who can not afford medical insurance on their own, yet don't qualify for state or federal assistance, there are many who will skip medical

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Delicious Homemade Gluten-Free Bread

Here is an easy to make Gluten-Free Bread recipe that is extremely affordable and much better tasting than store brands. Celebrate and have toast again!

Naturally Get Rid of Ants in Your Kitchen

Spring and summer are prime times for ants to troop into your kitchen looking for sweet morsels. Learn how to get rid of them cheaply and naturally.

Want Free HBO or Showtime? Just Ask.

Premium channels come with premium prices. Usually, between $10 and $20 a month, depending on the channel and your cable/satellite company. But here's something that applies across

Top Seven Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

12 Ways to Make a Tiny Apartment Awesome

Make life in a tiny space seem elegant rather than cramped with a few simple decorating and design tricks.

5 Work Habits From Country Music

Sure, country music has plenty to say about pickups and dogs, but country also teaches us a lot about work, too.

6 Options if You're Underwater on Your Mortgage

Here are six options for people who are underwater on their mortgages.

How to Earn Over $12,000 Through Referrals

Sometimes it's all about who you know. Turn your network into cash and credits with this collection of referral programs.

10 Small Businesses That Are Free or Cost Little to Start Up

Rather than face an untimely layoff, why not join millions of savvy entrepreneurs and start a business of your own? Here’s how someone with no capital can create their own schedule

10 Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Holiday leftovers are an awesome excuse to get creative in the kitchen. Here are 10 ways to use up that big pot of mashed potatoes.

30 Great Side Jobs

From bartender to tutor, these 30 side jobs pay well, often have flexible hours, and may even help you build skills you can use in your "regular" career.