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Get Your Closet Ready for Summer With These 5 Hacks

Who needs winter duds taking up precious real estate? Clear out your wool and Gore-Tex, make way for cotton, and declutter your wardrobe all at once.

6 Awesome Credit Card Tricks That Will Save You Money

Learn how to double sign-up bonuses, extend billing periods to 55 days, and earn rewards without wasting a dime.

Best Money Tips: What to Expect at Memorial Day Sales

Today we found helpful articles on what you can expect from this year’s Memorial Day sales, items you should never buy new, and ways to use up “old” food.

The 10 Most Common Financial Aid Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Acing FAFSA is crucial for making college affordable for so many students. Unfortunately, it's also super confusing.

6 Ways to Save On Baggage Fees

We've all got baggage. Stop being charged for it!

How to Do Money Like a Grown-Up

Say goodbye to the messy money matters of your youth. It's time your money sat at the grown-ups table.

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 Ways to Save on Accommodations Online

Believe it or not, you can pay less for your accommodations while traveling… or even get them for free!

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.

5 Incredible World Cities You Can Afford

You don't need a zillion dollars to live the life of an ex-pat — just choose one of these picturesque and charming cities.

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.

Best Credit Cards For Road Trips

If you're planning a road trip make sure you have these credit card rewards and benefits with you.

The Only 5 Rules of Home Buying You Need to Know

Buying a home can be seem scary — and complicated. But if you keep these basics in mind, you'll soon have the home of your dreams.

25 Great, Cheap, and Easy Crock Pot Recipes

A crock pot can be your key to a fast and delicious dinner. These 25 recipes are simple, cost little, and, most importantly, taste great.

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.

One Simple Thing You Can Do Today to Start Living Frugally

Start living a life more frugal — right now! — with one simple shift in perspective.

4 Things You Need to Know About the Federal Reserve

You probably know that the Fed "sets" interest rates. Find out what else the nation's central bank does for you — and your money.

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.

5 Ways to Live Bank-Free

One in 12 Americans lives bank free — by choice. Find out how they do it so you can, too!

10 Frugal and Delicious Meals to Make With Your Kids

Get your kids started early on healthy and frugal habits like cooking at home — and save yourself some effort at meal time. It's win-win, yum!