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9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight

Whether you're unemployed or could just use some cash on the side, these gigs (ranging from oh-so-easy to kind of wacky) can help you make money fast.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Fall Activity?

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

Ask the Readers: I used to __, but now I __ to save money.

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How to Turn Your Backyard Into a Moneymaker

A big backyard costs money. Did you know it can also make you money?

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

Ask the Readers: What Tools Do You Use to Track Your Finances?

Tell us about the tools you use to track your finances and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Is Valentine's Day Too Commercial? (Chance to win $20!)

Where do you stand on the V-day debate? Are you just happy to finally get a chance to do something sweet? Do you already spend enough time with your significant other (and therefo

9 Ways Expats Can Maintain Their Credit Scores

You may be leaving the States for a while, but there's one element of American life you should never leave behind: your credit score.

11 Instant Pot Meals That Prove Autumn Is the Best Season

Considering an instant pot, or already own one? Here are 11 fall-ish foods you'll want to make all autumn.

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.

Ask the Readers: What Has Been Your Best Investment Yet?

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

9 Ways to Protect Your Luggage on Your Next Trip

Keep your luggage safe on your next trip with these tips.

Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes When Writing a Will

Everyone needs a last will and testament. Make it easier on your loved ones by avoiding these mistakes.

The Greatest Story Ever Sold is a Fantasy Covered in Blood

Want an easy way to save three months’ salary? Don’t buy a diamond engagement ring.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

Ask the Readers: What will You Buy with Your Tax Refund? (Win Turbo Tax Prizes!)

People are just now starting to see their tax refunds filtering through their home offices. We want to know what you plan on doing with that refund -- if you get one OR what you be

Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

Do you have a way with words? Earn some money with your talent, even if you don't have experience or clips at these sites that pay.

40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.

How to Find the Savings Strategy That Works For You

The path to saving money is as diverse as it is customizable. Are you following the best path for you?