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9 Skills That Will Be Obsolete Soon

Today's youth will never know the struggles of flirting, parallel parking, or writing in cursive. What skills will you forget soon?

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.

The 5 Best Blow Dryers

You can let nature dry your hair on its own, or you can shape your locks according to your whim with one of these five best hair dryers. Your choice!

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.

12 Personal Finance Skills Everyone Should Master

Budgeting and negotiation are just the tip of the iceberg. How many of these critical life and money skills have you mastered?

Cooking great meals with your car engine. The heat is on.

Ladies, gentlemen, start your engines. But only after you've loaded them up with sausages, chicken, crabs, Cajun shrimp and plenty of vegetables. [more]

The 5 Best Things to Buy or Sell on Craigslist

It's easy to get lost in the thicket that is Craigslist, but these hot ticket items are your best bets, whether you're buying or selling.

25 New Things to Do Today

In a rut? Need a shake-up? Or just want something fun and different to do? This list will help you create, connect with people, and have a great time.

16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big

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

End Potato Prejudice: 10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Potatoes

Potatoes have gotten a rep as starchy and fattening. But recent studies suggest potatoes may contribute to weight loss, and they're as inexpensive and full of nutrition as ever.

5 Ways Science Says Travel Is Good for Your Health

The perks of travel go way beyond curing a serious case of wanderlust. Travel is good for your health, too!

The 5 Best Mops

Cleaning floors can be a pain — make it easy with one of these great mops.

6 Hidden Dangers of Credit Card Balance Transfers

We're advocates of credit balance transfers as part of a debt reduction plan, but that doesn't mean the strategy is risk-free. Here's what to watch out for.

11 Surprising Benefits Of: Chewing Gum

You know chewing gum improves your breath, but it can also improve your teeth, your brain, and much more. Discover how!

How to Set Up Automatic Payments

Sick of sitting down to pay the bills? Don't! Set up automatic payments, and let your bank (or the company you're paying!) do the work for you.

Surprising Charitable Tax Deductions

If you're generous, make sure you get all the tax breaks coming to you. From car mileage to meals, you might be surprised by what you can deduct.

5 Best Online Checking Accounts

Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.

8 Reasons Frugal Families Love Boardgame Night

Running out of good family entertainment? It might time to add a weekly game night.

12 Delicious, Healthy, and Inexpensive Snack Options

Skip expensive store bought, processed snack "foods," and replace them with these real food snacks that cost less in dollars and calories.

5 Signs That You're Too Obsessed With Your Budget

Budgeting is one of the primary keys to financial well-being. But becoming over-obsessed with your budget can cause you just as much stress as not having one at all.