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netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

8 Amazing Board Games You Can DIY

If you've grown tired of the same old board games, why not make your very own? Here's how to make eight great ones.

7 Penalty-Free Ways to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Account

Borrow money from your IRA, penalty-free? It's possible in these seven scenarios!

How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!

Thinking of jumping on the “all-natural” cleaning bandwagon? Leary of the results? Addicted to your own brand-name cleaning habit? Take a look at these startling before and afte

9 Ways to Job Hunt Without Getting Caught

Looking for a new job? Here's how to job hunt without getting caught.

Do You Need a Financial Planner?

It doesn't take much — a new home, a new business, a wedding — to complicate once simple finances. It might be time to hire a pro.

5 Surprising Ways to Save Money During Your Pregnancy

Save thousands of dollars with these tips from a mom who has been through it all.

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.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

5 Best Credit Cards for Entertainment Purchases

These credit cards offer discounts and rewards for entertainment purchases, including concerts, movies, parks, museums, and more.

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.

11 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Crock Pot

This year be sure to give thanks to your Crock-Pot. It's going to make Thanksgiving and holiday dinners a breeze!

9 Easy Mason Jar Gifts You Can Make

You don't have to bust the budget to be a generous gift giver. Whether you're crafty or culinary, a cute mason jar surprise is always welcome.

15 Ways to Make Money Outside Your Day Job

You've only got so many hours in the day to sell to the Man. But if you're creative with what you've got, you can still give your finances a boost.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

6 Tricks for a Better Netflix Experience

Pass the popcorn and add these smart Netflix hacks to your next movie night.

Insights From the World's 9 Most Frugal Cultures

In every corner of the globe, there are people that spend less and save more than we do. Let's follow their lead.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

7 Affordable Alternatives to Processed Meats

Back away from the hot dogs and put down the bacon. These alternatives to processed meat are so much better for you — and they're cheap!

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.