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Take an Imaginary Do-Over

When it comes to defining what you really need and want in life, it can help to imagine having nothing at all.

Timeless Money Lessons From Teens

From frugal fashion to savvy savings and more, discover money lessons from teens that are great advice at any age.

Best self-portrait photo ever

Above: Astronaut Clay Anderson capturing an image of his helmet visor reflecting the international space station and the Earth. August 15th. Photo by NASA. Click for larger version. I'm a big fan of NASA's Image of the Day archives. [more]

Beating corporate America at its own game

For almost a month now, I've been having some problems with the usually-reliable Amazon.com. I love Amazon. I always have. That's why I decided to buy my living room lamps there,

Link-Love in an Elevator

It’s time once again for another round of link love! We want to let everyone know how excited we are to see such a great response to our articl

Everything You Need to Know About Unclaimed Property

Unclaimed Property consists of cash and other personal assets that are considered lost or abandoned after an owner cannot be located within a specified perio

Best Money Tips: Slash Your Cell Phone Bill

Today we found some fantastic articles on slashing your cell phone bill, keys to a frugal retirement, and health insurance for the unemployed.

Doubling Your Money with the Rule of 72

Did you ever wonder how financial professionals can so quickly mentally calculate how much money you’ll have in 30 years based on an investment return? Seems like magic, huh? Well,

Avoid speed-trap tickets with a radar & laser detector - Under $30

I know I am going to get a bunch of negative feedback on this one so let me put those issues on the table immediately. This article is NOT intended to help people speed

Best Money Tips: Cheap Alternatives to Cable

Today we found some great articles on cheap alternatives to cable, tips to save money in the new year, and savings ideas for online shopping.

The Shanghai Supposition: Better Choices=More Choices=Better Experiences

Cheap Chinese goods have created a Wal-Mart economy in America but for the individual they can be an eye-opening experience about the joys of travel, about the pride garnered from

Best Money Tips: Plan Some Cheap Travel This Weekend

Today we found some awesome articles on planning cheap travel this weekend, spending money wisely, and ways to avoid student loans.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 1/31, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Super Bowl Savings! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

A Simple Guide to Series I Savings Bonds (I-Bonds)

After the recent interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve many of my bank and money market interest rates plummeted.  Now the best yield I have is on my Series I Savings Bonds iss

Try Indie Products for Cheap with a Sampler!

Love buying the latest handmade crafts, candles, body treats, and jewelry? Don’t have time to scour the web or the newest issue of a magazine t

What You Need to Know About the FDIC

How safe is your money? Well, if you keep it in a bank, it's kept very safe by the U.S. Government...up to a point.

Women of personal finance spotlight: Millionaire Mommy Next Door here to answer your questions

Financial independence is everyone's dream and Jen "The Millionaire Mommy Next Door" has achieved it. Jen went from working a minimum wage job as a college drop-out to financial f

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 7/25, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Back-to-School Shopping! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

The Gen X Last-Minute-Get-Creative Xmas Present Alternative

Does nothing in the mall or your craft book seem like it will please the discerning taste of the Gen-Xer on your Christmas list? Don't want to spend a lot on them anyway? Consider

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 08/09

Great deals on cookware, computer accessories, clothing, and more!