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One Simple Thing You Can Do to Start Budgeting Today

Forget the spreadsheets. The best thing you can do for your budget is to take a step back and look at the big picture.

11 Ways to Eat Oats When You Hate Oatmeal

Oats are jam-packed with nutritious goodies, but what to do if you hate oatmeal? Here are 11 (other) ways to enjoy this amazing grain.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for People With Fair/Average Credit

You don’t need to have excellent credit to qualify for a credit card with great rewards and reasonable terms. These credit cards only require a fair/average credit score.

Beyond Goodwill: The Different Types of Thrift Stores

Looking for secondhand treasure? Knowing the pros and cons of each type of thrift store can help you decide where to shop.

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.

The 5 Best Hair Growth Supplements

Promote healthier locks and repair damaged hair with the right hair growth supplement, like one of these best five choices.

5 Unfounded Credit Card Fears

The Internet abounds with credit card horror stories. But if you're responsible, plastic can be fantastic!

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.

Money in Your Yard: How to Sell Palm Trees For Cash

Palm trees are ubiquitous in California and other states with a warm climate. Although they are beautiful trees, some homeowners find them to be a nuisance because they require rou

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.

Everything You Need to Know About Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae

The names Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae probably ring a bell, especially if you've applied for a mortgage lately — but who or what, are they, exactly?

When to Do a Balance Transfer to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

A balance transfer can help your finances. Moving your money from a high-rate card to one that has a 0% APR can save you money and help you pay off your debt much faster.

25 Great Non-Sandwich Work Lunches

The next time you're packing lunch, leave the bread at home — instead, try one of these delicious and fun non-sandwich meals.

No Signal? 6 Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone Reception

I have been researching and testing methods to boost my phone in case of emergencies. Here are the five methods that worked, with varying success, for me.

What to Eat Every Day: A Month of Frugal Meals

Planning ahead and cooking at home are two of the best ways to save money. Do both with this guide to one month of tasty, frugal meals.

6 Ways to Calm Your Nerves and Ace Your Interview

Overcome with pre-interview jitters? Here's how to find your zen and land that job.

Never Pay for a RedBox DVD Rental Again

If you ever pay even one cent for a DVD rental again, you're paying too much. Visit these sites and print out the latest list of codes before your trip to the local RedBox.

The 5 Best Bug Repellents

Keeping mosquitoes and other bugs away during summer isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five bug repellents and your skin will be bug bite-free.

The 5 Best Laundry Detergents

Not all laundry detergents are created equal. Get the most clean for your buck with one of our best five detergents.

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!